Sunday Morning Bloody Mary: Playoff Possibilites And Positioning On The Line

Well, the Dallas Cowboys played last night, and we all know what happened there. Dallas dropped a game they could have won, should have won, but that's over now.

If you're a true NFL fan, today (and Monday) present a whole host of games with playoff implications.

In the AFC, the Patriots and the Steelers have clinched playoff spots. Both are looking to clinch their respective divisions, with New England trying to secure homefield advantage throughout the playoffs. Kansas City can clinch the AFC West with a win and a Chargers loss. Baltimore can punch their ticket with a win today, and can the Jets. In the AFC South the Colts are trying to hold off the Jaguars for the division title.

In the NFC, the Falcons will go for the NFC South title and homefield advantage in the playoffs when they battle the Saints. Philadelphia can lock up the NFC East with a win today. Chicago already grabbed the NFC North title, but are going for a first-round bye with help form some other teams. The aforementioned Saints can get into the playoff picture with a win, as can the Giants. The Packers are battling for their playoff lives and can't afford to lose another game. In the NFC West, someone has to win it, right now St. Louis and Seattle are the front-runners with the Rams in the lead.

Full playoff scenarios below...

AFC

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS New England clinches AFC East division and homefield advantage with: 1) NE win or tie OR 2) NYJ loss or tie

PITTSBURGH STEELERS Pittsburgh clinches AFC North division and a first-round bye with: 1) PIT win + BAL loss

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Kansas City clinches AFC West division with: 1) KC win + SD loss or tie OR 2) KC tie + SD loss

BALTIMORE RAVENS Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with: 1) BAL win or tie OR 2) KC loss + JAX loss or tie OR 3) KC loss + IND loss or tie OR 4) SD loss or tie + JAX loss or tie OR 5) SD loss or tie + IND loss or tie

NEW YORK JETS New York Jets clinch a playoff spot with: 1) NYJ win or tie OR 2) JAX loss or tie OR 3) IND loss or tie

NFC

ATLANTA FALCONS Atlanta clinches NFC South division and homefield advantage with: 1) ATL win or tie

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Philadelphia clinches NFC East division with: 1) PHI win OR 2) PHI tie + NYG loss or tie OR 3) NYG loss. Philadelphia clinches a playoff spot with: 1) PHI tie OR 2) TB loss or tie

CHICAGO BEARS Chicago clinches a first-round bye with: 1) CHI win + PHI loss + NYG loss or tie

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS New Orleans clinches a playoff spot with: 1) NO win or tie OR 2) TB loss or tie

NEW YORK GIANTS New York Giants clinch a playoff spot with: 1) NYG win

ENJOY WITH ABSOLUT RESPONSIBILITY®

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