High stakes in Week 17 games

In the penultimate week of the NFL regular season, plenty of teams have significant stakes for the postseason.

Five teams have already clinched playoff spots in the NFC, and the remaining two berths could be spoken for by the time Sunday’s action wraps up. The top seed – and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs – is also within reach for the Green Bay Packers.

Meanwhile, in the AFC, only one team – the Kansas City Chiefs – has sewn up a spot in the postseason field. But the two-time defending conference champions should have company by the end of the day.

Here are all of the playoff clinching scenarios for Week 17:

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins (85) celebrates with running back Joe Mixon (28) after scoring a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during the fourth quarter at Paul Brown Stadium.

AFC

Clinched: Kansas City Chiefs – AFC West division title

Buffalo Bills (9-6) [vs. Falcons (7-8), Sunday, 1 p.m. ET]

Bills clinch playoff berth with:

1. Bills win + Ravens loss or tie OR

2. Bills win + Chargers loss or tie + Raiders loss or tie OR

3. Bills tie + Dolphins loss or tie + Chargers loss + Raiders loss OR

4. Bills tie + Dolphins loss or tie + Chargers loss or tie + Ravens loss + Steelers loss or tie OR

5. Bills tie + Dolphins loss or tie + Raiders loss or tie + Ravens loss + Steelers loss or tie OR

6. Bills tie + Patriots loss or tie + Chargers Loss + Raiders loss OR

7. Bills tie + Patriots loss or tie + Chargers loss or tie + Ravens loss + Steelers loss or tie OR

8. Bills tie + Patriots loss or tie + Raiders loss or tie + Ravens loss + Steelers loss or tie OR

9. Bills tie + Chargers loss + Raiders loss + Ravens loss + Steelers loss or tie

Cincinnati Bengals (9-6) [vs. Chiefs (11-4), Sunday, 1 p.m. ET]

Bengals clinch AFC North division title with:

1. Bengals win OR

2. Bengals tie + Ravens loss or tie OR

3. Ravens loss + Browns-Steelers tie

Bengals clinch playoff berth with:

1. Bengals tie + Chargers loss + Raiders loss + Dolphins loss or tie OR

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