NFL Playoff Picture Week 13: Updated AFC, NFC Wild-Card Scenarios & Predictions

December 5, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It should be a furious sprint to the finish line to make the playoffs in the NFL.
Not only do we get that impression from looking at the standings, but history tells us that the wild-card playoff race often comes down to the final minutes of the last week of the regular season.
It appears that three spots in the AFC are all but wrapped up, as the New England Patriots (10-1), Denver Broncos (9-2) and Cincinnati Bengals (9-2) are almost certainly going to be playing postseason football. In the case of the Patriots, they could lose their five remaining games to finish 10-6 and still likely make the playoffs.
In the NFC, the undefeated Carolina Panthers (11-0) need one more win or one more loss from the free-falling Atlanta Falcons to clinch the NFC South. The Arizona Cardinals (9-2), Minnesota Vikings (8-3) and Green Bay Packers (8-4) all appear to be in good shape to make the playoffs as well.
The Vikings and the Packers are in a battle for the NFC North title, and it...

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