|Notes and assumptions:|
NFC Tiebreakers after Week 15:
- No possibility of tie games.
- Tiebreakers are as they would be at the end of the season, NOT as of right now. (Example: NYG and GB can only be tied if GB beats NYG.)
- Tiebreakers that don't affect playoff berths or seeding are ignored.
- Divisional ties are broken first.
- If three or more teams are tied, apply that tiebreaker, not the two-team tiebreaker.
- Strength-of-victory is the combined winning percentage of the teams a team has beaten. It has nothing to do with point totals.
- The NFC #6 seed will have at least a 9-7 record. (Though the NFC West winner can be as bad as 6-9-1.)
- Locked berths: none.
- Clinched division: CHI.
- Clinched berth: ATL.
- Eliminated: CAR, DET, DAL, WAS, MIN, ARI.
- The complete tiebreaker rules are here.
|Tied Teams||Record||Extra condition||Winner||Why?|
|STL-SEA||7-9||STL beats SEA||STL||head-to-head sweep|
|STL-SEA||7-9||SEA beats STL||SEA||division record|
|NYG-TB||10-6||NYG beats WAS||NYG||common opponents|
|NYG-TB||10-6||NYG loses to WAS||NYG||strength-of-victory|
|CHI-NO||any||CHI beats NYJ||NO||conference record|
|CHI-NO||any||CHI loses to NYJ||NO||common opponents|
|PHI-GB-NO||10-6||likely GB||PHI eliminated on conference record;|
strength of victory
|PHI-GB-TB||10-6||likely GB||PHI eliminated on conference record;|
|NYG-GB-NO||10-6||NO||GB eliminated on conference record;|
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