NFL Playoff scenarios for Week 16: Bengals, Chargers, Ravens looking to join the field

There are only three weeks left in NFL The regular season, prelims races are getting hotter and so are the races to feature home courts throughout the playoffs and the all-important first round for each conference. The AFC and NFC have two teams with a greater than 20 percent chance of taking over current wild card teams, and the AFC is narrowing toward a coin flip, but that’s not all that’s at stake during Week 16.

the Philadelphia Eagles They are in position to claim the top seed in the NFC this week, however Availability Jalen Hurts vs. Dallas – And maybe in the long run – Now in question. The Eagles are still very likely to clinch a bye, but their odds drop by about 6 percent if they lose to Cowboys on Saturday. But that’s not the only rippling effect of Hurts’ uncertainty. Eagles play giants In Week 18, and not clinching a bye before the final week of the regular season, that could see Philadelphia having to play for the win that week and possibly shake things up in the NFC wild card race.

As for the number 1 seed in the Asian Football Confederation, the Invoices is the current favorite at 59.1 per cent, followed by heads by 37.3 percent. the Bengals They are the third team with a 3.6 percent chance of winning. It’s likely to be a two-team race, and with the Bills and Chiefs both close to double digits this weekend, it’s unlikely we’ll see much drama. If we do, however, one of the bear or Seahawks The odds of winning a bye swing wildly.

Six teams in the playoffs entering Week 16: The Bills and Chiefs in the AFC and the Eagles, VikingsAnd the 49ers and the Cowboys in the NFC. Three more AFC teams and one more NFC team could clinch berths this week, and the Bills and Eagles have milestones on the line as well.

Cincinnati clinches a playoff berth with a win over New England on Saturday or A Planes loss or tie vs. jacksonville Thursday.

the chargers Claim a playoff berth with a win over Indianapolis on Monday and a combination of losses or a tie before RaidersAnd the Patriotsand/or aircraft and/or dolphins.

the crows In any of the ten scenarios involving wins or ties by their own side and wins, losses or draws by up to seven other teams. There is even a scenario that gets Baltimore regardless of its outcome. If the Patriots and Jets lose, the BrownRaiders and titans Lose or tie, and the Chargers win.

Giants clinch a playoff berth with a win over Minnesota on Saturday and a loss by two of the three DetroitSeattle and Washington.

The Bills won the AFC East with a win in Chicago on Saturday or a loss to the Dolphins in Packers Sunday.

The Eagles won the NFC East with a win or tie in Dallas on Saturday and clinched the NFC home and first round advantage with a win or tie and a loss or tie by the Vikings.

However, as noted above, the Eagles’ injury status can have ripple effects throughout an NFC run. The AFC gives us a big Thursday Night Football showdown between the Jaguars and the Jets, two teams from the outside looking in now, but don’t overlook the Bengals at the Patriots because this game has major playoff implications and implications for the AFC North. After the board is cleared, there are 10 games through Week 16 that will move the needle for one or both of the participating teams. Let’s take a look at the potential swings in each team’s playoff odds if they win this week:

Jaguars at Jets, 8:15 p.m. ET Thursday

What if Jaguar wins?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

40.0 percent

+7.8%

5.0 percent

– 19.0 percent

What if the Jets win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

35.0 percent

+11.0 percent

28.3 percent

-3.9%

hawk in the Ravens, at 1 p.m. ET Saturday

What if the Falcons win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

9.4 percent

+6.4 per cent

84.5 percent

-9.4 percent

What if the crows win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

98.6 percent

+4.7 per cent

0.4 percent

-2.6%

Lions at Panthers, 1 p.m. EST on Saturday

What if black wins?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

72.2 percent

+14.6 per cent

6.4 percent

-4.4 percent

What if the Panthers win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

17.2 percent

+6.4 per cent

29.1 percent

-28.5 per cent

Seahawks at Chiefs, 1 p.m. ET on Saturday

What if the Seahawks win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

46.6 percent

+27.6 per cent

Team Chances are 1-seed changes

8.20%

-29.1 percent

What if the bosses win?

Team Chances are 1-seed changes

44.4 percent

+7.1 per cent

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

11.1 percent

-7.9 percent

Giants at Vikings, 1 p.m. ET Saturday

What if the Giants win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

97.5 percent

+19.9 per cent

Team Chances are 1-seed changes

0.0 percent

-0.6%

What if the Vikings won?

Team Chances are 1-seed changes

2.5 percent

+1.9 percent

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

71.2 percent

-6.4 percent

Bengals at Patriots, 1 p.m. ET Saturday

What if the Bengals win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

100.0 percent

+0.4 per cent

6.9 percent

– 14.6%

What if the Patriots win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

35.5 percent

14.0 percent

99.0 percent

-0.6%

Leaders at 49ers, 4:05 p.m. ET Saturday

What if the leaders win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

69.2 percent

+30.5 percent

Team Chances are 1-seed changes

0.0 percent

-0.7%

What if the 49ers win?

Team Chances are 1-seed changes

2.5 percent

+1.8 percent

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

24.7%

-14.0 per cent

Eagles at Cowboys, 4:25 p.m. ET Saturday

What if the Eagles win?

Team Chances are 1-seed changes

100.0 percent

+1.8 percent

0.0 percent

-0.5%

What if the Cowboys win?

Team Chances are 1-seed changes

2.3 percent

+1.8 percent

92.3 percent

-5.9 percent

Packers at Dolphins, 1 p.m. ET Sunday

What if the Packers win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

16.3 percent

+9.3 per cent

66.4 percent

-8.5%

What if the dolphins win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

82.3 percent

+7.4 per cent

1.5 percent

-5.5 per cent

Chargers at Colts, 8:15 p.m. ET on Monday

What if the charger wins?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

96.7 percent

+14.8 percent

0.0 percent

-0.2 per cent

What if the Colts win?

Team PLAYOFF POSSIBILITIES changes

0.6 percent

+0.4 per cent

65.9 percent

-16.0 per cent

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