NFL Playoff Picture Week 16: Reviewing Latest Bracket Scenarios for AFC, NFC

December 25, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Washington Redskins take on the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field Saturday night, they will be in control of their own destiny.
Win that game, and the Redskins will earn the NFC East Championship and become the No. 4 seed in the NFC playoffs. However, the Redskins are not the only NFC East team that controls its own fate. So do their opponents.
The Eagles will have more work to do, but if they beat the Redskins at home and then go to MetLife Stadium in Week 17 and beat the New York Giants, they will earn the NFC East crown.
The Giants? They are still alive, but they need quite a bit of help. They need the Eagles to beat the Redskins, they must win their own two games at Minnesota and at home against the Eagles and they will also need the Dallas Cowboys to beat the Redskins in the season finale.
Winning at Minnesota will be a huge challenge, because the Giants won't have superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in the lineup as a result of a on...

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