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Standings entering week 17

                                                                         
        NFCNFC    Record    Conf. Rec.   Explanation 
1 GBGBxy 12-3 8-2  
2 DALDALxy 11-4 9-1 DAL wins the tiebreak over LAR/TB on Conference Record (9-1 vs 8-3/7-4).
3 LARLARx 11-4 8-3 LAR wins the tiebreak over TB on Head-to-Head.
4 TBTBxy 11-4 7-4  
5 ARIARIx 10-5 6-4  
6 SFSFk 8-7 6-5 SF wins the tiebreak over PHI on Head-to-Head.
7 PHIPHIk 8-7 6-4  
8 MINMINk 7-8 5-5 ATL wins the tiebreak over NO on Head-to-Head (1-0). MIN wins the tiebreak over ATL on Conference Record (5-5 vs 4-7).
9 ATLATLk 7-8 4-7 ATL wins the tiebreak over NO on Head-to-Head (1-0).
10 NONOk 7-8 5-5  
11 WASWASk 6-9 5-5  
12 CARCARke 5-10 3-7 SEA drops out of the tiebreak with CHI/CAR on Conference Record (2-8 vs 3-7). CAR wins the tiebreak over CHI on Strength of Victory (32-43 vs 26-47-2).
13 CHICHIke 5-10 3-7 CHI wins the tiebreak over SEA on Head-to-Head.
14 SEASEAke 5-10 2-8  
15 NYGNYGke 4-11 3-7  
16 DETDETke 2-12-1 2-8  
         
        AFCAFC    Record    Conf. Rec.   Explanation 
1 KCKCxy 11-4 6-4  
2 TENTEN 10-5 6-4  
3 CINCIN 9-6 7-3 BUF wins the tiebreak over NE on Division Record (4-1 vs 3-2). CIN wins the tiebreak over BUF on Conference Record (7-3 vs 6-5).
4 BUFBUF 9-6 6-5 BUF wins the tiebreak over NE on Division Record (4-1 vs 3-2).
5 INDIND 9-6 7-3 IND wins the tiebreak over NE on Head-to-Head.
6 NENE 9-6 7-3  
7 MIAMIA 8-7 5-5 LAC wins the tiebreak over LV on Head-to-Head (1-0). BAL drops out of the tiebreak with MIA/LAC on Conference Record (5-6 vs 5-5). MIA wins the tiebreak over LAC on Common Games (4-1 vs 2-3).
8 BALBAL 8-7 5-6 LAC wins the tiebreak over LV on Head-to-Head (1-0). BAL wins the tiebreak over LAC on Head-to-Head.
9 LACLACk 8-7 5-5 LAC wins the tiebreak over LV on Head-to-Head (1-0).
10 LVLVk 8-7 6-4  
11 PITPIT 7-7-1 5-5  
12 CLECLE 7-8 4-6 CLE wins the tiebreak over DEN on Head-to-Head.
13 DENDENk 7-8 3-7  
14 NYJNYJke 4-11 4-7 NYJ wins the tiebreak over HOU on Head-to-Head.
15 HOUHOUke 4-11 4-7  
16 JAXJAXke 2-13 2-8  
                                                                   
NFC  East   Record   Div. Rec  Explanation 
1 DALDALxy 11-4 5-0  
2 PHIPHIk 8-7 2-2  
3 WASWASk 6-9 1-3  
4 NYGNYGke 4-11 1-4  
         
NFC  North   Record   Div. Rec  Explanation 
1 GBGBxy 12-3 3-1  
2 MINMINk 7-8 3-1  
3 CHICHIke 5-10 2-3  
4 DETDETke 2-12-1 1-4  
         
NFC  South   Record   Div. Rec  Explanation 
1 TBTBxy 11-4 3-2  
2 ATLATLk 7-8 2-3 ATL wins the tiebreak over NO on Head-to-Head (1-0).
3 NONOk 7-8 2-2  
4 CARCARke 5-10 2-2  
         
NFC  West   Record   Div. Rec  Explanation 
1 LARLARx 11-4 3-2  
2 ARIARIx 10-5 4-1  
3 SFSFk 8-7 1-4  
4 SEASEAke 5-10 2-3  
         
AFC  East   Record   Div. Rec  Explanation 
1 BUFBUF 9-6 4-1 BUF wins the tiebreak over NE on Division Record (4-1 vs 3-2).
2 NENE 9-6 3-2  
3 MIAMIA 8-7 3-2  
4 NYJNYJke 4-11 0-5  
         
AFC  North   Record   Div. Rec  Explanation 
1 CINCIN 9-6 4-1  
2 BALBAL 8-7 1-4  
3 PITPIT 7-7-1 2-2  
4 CLECLE 7-8 2-2  
         
AFC  South   Record   Div. Rec  Explanation 
1 TENTEN 10-5 4-1  
2 INDIND 9-6 3-2  
3 HOUHOUke 4-11 3-2  
4 JAXJAXke 2-13 0-5  
         
AFC  West   Record   Div. Rec  Explanation 
1 KCKCxy 11-4 4-1  
2 LACLACk 8-7 2-2 LAC wins the tiebreak over LV on Head-to-Head (1-0).
3 LVLVk 8-7 2-3  
4 DENDENk 7-8 1-3  

x Team has clinched a playoff berth.
y Team has clinched their division title.
e Team has been eliminated from playoff contention.
k Team has been knocked out of division title contention.


Clinching Scenarios

NFCNFC

GBGB clinches a first-round bye and home-field advantage with:
         1) GBGB win + DALDAL loss/tie
OR 2) GBGB tie + DALDAL loss + LARLAR loss/tie + TBTB loss
OR 3) GBGB tie + DALDAL loss + LARLAR loss + TBTB tie

 

LARLAR clinches the NFC West division title with:
         1) LARLAR win + ARIARI loss/tie
OR 2) LARLAR tie + ARIARI loss

 

PHIPHI clinches a playoff berth with:
         1) PHIPHI win + MINMIN loss/tie + NONO loss/tie
OR 2) PHIPHI win + MINMIN loss/tie + SFSF win/tie
OR 3) PHIPHI tie + MINMIN loss + ATLATL loss/tie + NONO loss
OR 4) PHIPHI tie + MINMIN loss + ATLATL loss/tie + NONO tie + SFSF win/tie

 

SFSF clinches a playoff berth with:
         1) SFSF win + NONO loss/tie
OR 2) SFSF tie + NONO loss + MINMIN loss/tie + ATLATL loss/tie

 

AFCAFC

KCKC clinches a first-round bye and home-field advantage with:
         1) KCKC win + TENTEN loss/tie
OR 2) KCKC tie + TENTEN loss

 

CINCIN clinches the AFC North division title with:
         1) CINCIN win
OR 2) CINCIN tie + BALBAL loss/tie
OR 3) CLECLE tie + BALBAL loss

 

TENTEN clinches the AFC South division title with:
         1) TENTEN win
OR 2) TENTEN tie + INDIND tie
OR 3) INDIND loss

 

TENTEN clinches a playoff berth with:
         1) TENTEN tie
OR 2) LACLAC loss/tie + BALBAL loss/tie
OR 3) NENE loss/tie + LACLAC loss/tie
OR 4) NENE loss/tie + BALBAL loss/tie

 

BUFBUF clinches a playoff berth with:
         1) BUFBUF win + BALBAL loss/tie
OR 2) BUFBUF win + LACLAC loss/tie + LVLV loss/tie
OR 3) BUFBUF tie + LACLAC loss + LVLV loss + MIAMIA loss/tie
OR 4) BUFBUF tie + LACLAC loss + LVLV loss + NENE loss/tie
OR 5) BUFBUF tie + LACLAC loss + LVLV loss + PITPIT loss/tie + BALBAL loss
OR 6) BUFBUF tie + LACLAC loss/tie + MIAMIA loss/tie + PITPIT loss/tie + BALBAL loss
OR 7) BUFBUF tie + LACLAC loss/tie + NENE loss/tie + PITPIT loss/tie + BALBAL loss
OR 8) BUFBUF tie + LVLV loss/tie + MIAMIA loss/tie + PITPIT loss/tie + BALBAL loss
OR 9) BUFBUF tie + LVLV loss/tie + NENE loss/tie + PITPIT loss/tie + BALBAL loss

 

NENE clinches a playoff berth with:
         1) NENE win + MIAMIA loss/tie
OR 2) NENE win + LVLV loss/tie
OR 3) NENE tie + MIAMIA loss + BALBAL loss/tie
OR 4) NENE tie + MIAMIA loss + LACLAC loss/tie + LVLV loss
OR 5) NENE tie + MIAMIA tie + BALBAL loss/tie + LACLAC loss/tie + LVLV loss + PITPIT loss/tie
OR 6) NENE tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF loss + BALBAL loss/tie + LACLAC loss/tie + LVLV loss + PITPIT loss/tie
OR 7) NENE tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF tie + BALBAL loss + LACLAC loss + LVLV loss + PITPIT loss/tie
OR 8) NENE tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win + BALBAL loss/tie + LACLAC loss/tie + LVLV loss

 

INDIND clinches a playoff berth with:
         1) INDIND win
OR 2) INDIND tie + BALBAL loss + MIAMIA loss/tie
OR 3) INDIND tie + BALBAL loss + NENE loss/tie

 


Elimination Scenarios

NFCNFC

ARIARI is knocked out of NFC West title contention with:
         1) ARIARI loss + LARLAR win/tie
OR 2) ARIARI tie + LARLAR win

 

WASWAS is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) WASWAS loss/tie
OR 2) SFSF win/tie + NONO win + ATLATL win/tie
OR 3) SFSF win/tie + NONO tie + ATLATL win

 

MINMIN is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) MINMIN loss + PHIPHI win/tie
OR 2) MINMIN loss + ATLATL win
OR 3) MINMIN loss + ATLATL tie + NONO win
OR 4) MINMIN tie + PHIPHI win + SFSF win
OR 5) MINMIN tie + PHIPHI win + SFSF tie + NONO loss
OR 6) MINMIN tie + PHIPHI win + SFSF tie + NONO win + ATLATL win

 

NONO is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) NONO loss + SFSF win/tie + PHIPHI win/tie
OR 2) NONO tie + SFSF win + PHIPHI win
OR 3) NONO tie + SFSF win + PHIPHI tie + MINMIN loss

 

ATLATL is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) ATLATL loss
OR 2) ATLATL tie + PHIPHI win/tie + SFSF tie
OR 3) ATLATL tie + PHIPHI tie + SFSF win
OR 4) PHIPHI win + SFSF win

 

AFCAFC

INDIND is knocked out of AFC South title contention with:
         1) INDIND loss
OR 2) INDIND tie + TENTEN tie
OR 3) TENTEN win

 

BALBAL is knocked out of AFC North title contention with:
         1) BALBAL loss
OR 2) BALBAL tie + CINCIN tie
OR 3) CINCIN win

 

BALBAL is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) BALBAL loss + LVLV win + LACLAC win + MIAMIA win
OR 2) BALBAL loss + LVLV win + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie
OR 3) BALBAL loss + LVLV win + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + CLECLE win + NYG win + WAS win + GB win + SEA win + NE win + NYJ win + HOU win
OR 4) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC win + BUFBUF win/tie + MIAMIA win/tie
OR 5) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC win + BUFBUF win/tie + NENE win/tie
OR 6) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG win/tie
OR 7) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + 0.5 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 8) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC win + BUFBUF win/tie + 1 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 9) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG win
OR 10) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + NYG tie
OR 11) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + 1 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 12) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG tie + 0.5 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 13) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + 1.5 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 14) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG win
OR 15) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + NYG tie + 0.5 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 16) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + 1.5 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 17) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG tie + 1 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 18) BALBAL loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + 2 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 19) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC win + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG win
OR 20) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC win + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + NYG tie + 0.5 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 21) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC win + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + 1.5 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 22) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC win + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG tie + 1 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 23) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC win + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + 2 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 24) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + NYG win
OR 25) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + NYG tie + 1 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 26) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + 2 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 27) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG win + 0.5 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 28) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG tie + 1.5 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 29) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC tie + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + 2.5 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 30) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + NYG win + 1 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 31) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + NYG tie + 2 combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 32) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + CLECLE win + GB win + SEA win + CIN win
OR 33) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG win + 1.5 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)
OR 34) BALBAL loss + LVLV loss + LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BUFBUF win/tie + NYG tie + 2.5 or more combined wins from (GB, SEA, CIN)

The italicized portion in scenario 3 is for BUF clinching Strength of Victory over BAL
The italicized portions in scenarios 6-34 are for LAC clinching Strength of Victory over BAL

 

PITPIT is knocked out of AFC North title contention with:
         1) PITPIT loss/tie
OR 2) CINCIN win/tie

 

PITPIT is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) PITPIT loss + BALBAL win
OR 2) PITPIT loss + MIAMIA win
OR 3) PITPIT loss + LACLAC win/tie
OR 4) PITPIT loss + LVLV win/tie
OR 5) PITPIT tie + BUFBUF win/tie + NENE win/tie + LACLAC win + LVLV win/tie
OR 6) PITPIT tie + BUFBUF win/tie + NENE win/tie + LACLAC tie + LVLV win
OR 7) PITPIT tie + BUFBUF win/tie + MIAMIA win/tie + LACLAC win + LVLV win/tie
OR 8) PITPIT tie + BUFBUF win/tie + MIAMIA win/tie + LACLAC tie + LVLV win
OR 9) CINCIN win/tie + LACLAC win + LVLV tie + BUFBUF win + MIAMIA loss + NENE win/tie

 

CLECLE is knocked out of AFC North title contention with:
         1) CLECLE loss/tie
OR 2) CINCIN win/tie

 

CLECLE is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) CLECLE loss/tie
OR 2) CINCIN win/tie + MIAMIA win
OR 3) CINCIN win/tie + LACLAC win/tie

 

MIAMIA is knocked out of AFC East title contention with:
         1) MIAMIA loss
OR 2) MIAMIA tie + NENE win
OR 3) MIAMIA tie + BUFBUF tie
OR 4) BUFBUF win

 

MIAMIA is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) MIAMIA loss + NENE win/tie + LVLV win + LACLAC win/tie
OR 2) MIAMIA loss + NENE win/tie + LVLV tie + LACLAC win
OR 3) MIAMIA loss + NENE win/tie + LACLAC win/tie + PITPIT win
OR 4) MIAMIA loss + NENE win/tie + PITPIT win + BALBAL win/tie
OR 5) MIAMIA loss + NENE win/tie + PITPIT tie + BALBAL win
OR 6) MIAMIA loss + LVLV win + LACLAC win + PITPIT win
OR 7) MIAMIA loss + LVLV win + LACLAC tie + PITPIT win + BALBAL win/tie
OR 8) MIAMIA loss + LVLV win + LACLAC win/tie + PITPIT tie + BALBAL win
OR 9) MIAMIA loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC win + PITPIT win + BALBAL win/tie
OR 10) MIAMIA loss + LVLV tie + LACLAC win + PITPIT tie + BALBAL win

 

LACLAC is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) LACLAC loss + MIAMIA win + BALBAL win/tie
OR 2) LACLAC loss + BALBAL win + PITPIT win + CINCIN win/tie

 

LVLV is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) LVLV loss + LACLAC win + BALBAL win/tie
OR 2) LVLV loss + LACLAC win + BUFBUF win/tie + NENE win/tie
OR 3) LVLV loss + LACLAC win + BUFBUF win/tie + MIAMIA win/tie
OR 4) LVLV loss + PITPIT win + BALBAL win + BUFBUF win/tie + NENE win/tie
OR 5) LVLV loss + PITPIT win + BALBAL win + BUFBUF win/tie + MIAMIA win/tie

 

DENDEN is eliminated from playoff contention with:
         1) DENDEN loss/tie
OR 2) MIAMIA win
OR 3) PITPIT win
OR 4) BALBAL win
OR 5) PITPIT tie + BALBAL tie

 


Possible Seeds

E simply means the team could still miss the playoffs

                 
DALDAL: 1 2 3 4        
PHIPHI:         5 6 7 E
WASWAS:           6 7 E
NYGNYG:               E
                 
GBGB: 1 2 3 4        
MINMIN:           6 7 E
CHICHI:               E
DETDET:               E
                 
TBTB: 1 2 3 4        
ATLATL:           6 7 E
NONO:           6 7 E
CARCAR:               E
                 
LARLAR: 1 2 3 4 5      
ARIARI: 1 2 3 4 5 6    
SFSF:           6 7 E
SEASEA:               E
                 
BUFBUF: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 E
NENE: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 E
MIAMIA:   2 3 4 5 6 7 E
NYJNYJ:               E
                 
CINCIN: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 E
BALBAL:   2 3 4 5 6 7 E
PITPIT:     3 4 5 6 7 E
CLECLE:       4     7 E
                 
TENTEN: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 E
INDIND: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 E
HOUHOU:               E
JAXJAX:               E
                 
KCKC: 1 2 3 4        
LACLAC:         5 6 7 E
LVLV:         5 6 7 E
DENDEN:             7 E

Team Control

The seed that a team controls is the worst seed that team could get if they win out. These are often mutually exclusive because it is impossible for teams that play each other in future weeks to both win out. If a team changed controlled seed from last week, last week’s seed is noted in parentheses.

Teams that control the 1 seed:
GBGB KCKC

Teams that control the 2 seed:
TENTEN

Teams that control the 3 seed:
DALDAL LARLAR(5)

Teams that control the 4 seed:
TBTB BUFBUF CINCIN

Teams that control the 5 seed:
ARIARI(3) INDIND

Teams that control the 6 seed:
NENE(2) LVLV(new)

Teams that control the 7 seed:
PHIPHI(new) SFSF(6) MIAMIA(new)

Teams that could win out and still miss the playoffs:
WASWAS NYGNYG MINMIN CHICHI DETDET ATLATL NONO CARCAR SEASEA
NYJNYJ BALBAL(4) PITPIT CLECLE HOUHOU JAXJAX LACLAC(7) DENDEN


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