Potential Texans Playoff Opponents

Patrick D. Starr

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Here is quick look at who the Houston Texans might possibly face with what each team needs to happen to make the playoffs.

The Texans will face the team that finishes with the lowest winning percentage, which could possibly be the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, Tennessee Titans or the Oakland Raiders.

AFC Playoff Scenarios

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

New England clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) NE win or tie OR

2) BAL loss or tie + PIT loss or tie

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Baltimore clinches AFC North division and a first-round bye with:

1) BAL win OR

2) BAL tie + PIT loss or tie OR

3) PIT loss

Baltimore clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) BAL win + NE loss

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Pittsburgh clinches AFC North division and a first-round bye with:

1) PIT win + BAL loss or tie OR

2) PIT tie + BAL loss

Pittsburgh clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) PIT win + BAL loss or tie + NE loss

DENVER BRONCOS

Denver clinches AFC West division with:

1) DEN win OR

2) DEN tie + OAK loss or tie OR

3) OAK loss

OAKLAND RAIDERS

Oakland clinches AFC West division with:

1) OAK win + DEN loss or tie OR

2) OAK tie + DEN loss

Oakland clinches a playoff spot with:

1) OAK win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie OR

2) OAK win + CIN loss + NYJ win

CINCINNATI BENGALS

Cincinnati clinches a playoff spot with:

1) CIN win or tie OR

2) NYJ loss or tie + OAK loss or tie OR

3) NYJ loss or tie + DEN loss or tie

NEW YORK JETS

New York clinches a playoff spot with:

1) NYJ win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie + OAK loss or tie OR

2) NYJ win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie + DEN loss or tie

TENNESSEE TITANS

Tennessee clinches a playoff spot with:

1) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ win + OAK loss or tie OR

2) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ win + DEN loss or tie OR

3) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ loss or tie + OAK win + DEN win

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