Playoff scenarios

December 25, 1998

NFL playoff scenarios as provided by the league:

AFC East

New York Jets: Have clinched AFC East title and a first-round bye.

Miami: Has clinched playoff berth.

Buffalo: Has clinched playoff berth.

New England: Has clinched playoff berth.

AFC Central

Jacksonville: Has clinched AFC Central title.

AFC West

Denver: Has clinched AFC West title and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.

NFC East

Dallas: Has clinched NFC East title.

Arizona: Can clinch playoff berth with a win or a N.Y. Giants loss.

N.Y. Giants: Can clinch playoff berth with a win, a Tampa Bay loss and an Arizona loss.

RTC NFC Central

Minnesota: Has clinched NFC Central title and home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.

Green Bay: Has clinched playoff berth.

Tampa Bay: Can clinch playoff berth with a win, a N.Y. Giants win and an Arizona loss.

NFC West

Atlanta: Has clinched NFC West title and a first-round bye.

San Francisco: Has clinched playoff berth.

Pub Date: 12/25/98

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