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NFL playoff-clinching scenarios for Week 14

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It's Week 14 of the NFL season, and several teams are in position to potentially clinch division titles and playoff berths.

Here's a complete rundown of this week's playoff-clinching scenarios, per NFL Research:

AFC

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-2) (at Miami, Monday night)

New England clinches AFC East division with:

1. NE win or tie OR

2. BUF loss or tie

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (10-2) (vs. Baltimore, Sunday night)

Pittsburgh clinches AFC North division with:

1. PIT win or tie

Pittsburgh clinches a playoff berth with:

1. BUF loss or tie

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (8-4) (vs. Seattle, Sunday)

Jacksonville clinches a playoff berth with:

1. JAX win + BUF loss + MIA loss or tie + NYJ loss or tie + LAC loss or tie + OAK-KC game does not end in a tie

NFC

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (10-2) (at Los Angeles Rams, Sunday)

Philadelphia clinches NFC East division with:

1. PHI win or tie OR

2. DAL loss or tie

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (10-2) (at Carolina, Sunday)

Minnesota clinches NFC North division with:

1. MIN win or tie OR

2. DET loss or tie + GB loss or tie

LOS ANGELES RAMS (9-3) (vs. Philadelphia (10-2), Sunday)

Los Angeles Rams clinch a playoff berth with:

1. LAR win + DET loss or tie + GB loss or tie + DAL loss or tie + CAR loss + ATL loss

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