NFL Playoff Picture Week 16: AFC, NFC Scenarios Ahead of Sunday’s Games

December 27, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week 16 got off to a good start with an Oakland Raiders overtime victory against the San Diego Chargers in what could have been the final game played in O.co Coliseum.
While that was a good one, the outcome didn't affect the AFC playoff picture. However, a game Saturday night in the NFC certainly did.
Washington's 38-24 division-clinching victory over the Philadelphia Eagles eliminated the Eagles and New York Giants from playoff contention. 
With a slate of 13 games Sunday—and one Monday night—there is plenty more to be decided when it comes to the playoff picture in both conferences.
Let's take a look at how the current playoff matchups look and how some possible Week 16 outcomes could shape the playoff picture heading into the final week of the season:
Playoff Matchups as of Dec. 26
New England Patriots — Bye Cincinnati Bengals — Bye Denver Broncos vs. (6) Pittsburgh Steelers Houston Texans vs. (5...

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