Here are the updated playoff scenarios heading into Sunday’s action in the 14th week of the 2018 the National Football League season.


CLINCHED: Los Angeles Rams – NFC West division title

) (at Chicago (8-4), Sunday night, 8:20 PM ET, NBC)

Los Angeles clinches a first round bye with:

1)    Rams win

) (at Tampa Bay (5-7), Sunday, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)

New Orleans clinches NFC South division title with:

1)    Saints win or tie OR

2)    Carolina Panthers loss or tie against the Cleveland Browns

New Orleans clinches a playoff berth with

1)    Minnesota Vikings loss + Philadelphia Eagles loss or tie + Washington Redskins loss or tie.

The San Francisco 49ers are eliminated from playoff contention.



KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (10-2) (vs. Baltimore (7-5), Sunday, 1:00 PM ET, CBS)

Kansas City clinches a playoff berth with:

1)    Chiefs win or tie.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (9-3) (at Miami (6-6), Sunday, 1:00 PM ET, CBS)

New England clinches AFC East division title with:

1)    Patriots win or tie.

The New York Jets, Jacksonville Jaguars and the Oakland Raiders are eliminated from playoff contention.

Drew Brees has the New Orleans Saints leading the NFC South by four games over the Carolina Panthers. Photo by: Ryan-Ashley Harris/The Atlanta Voice

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