49ers clinch playoff berth if Seahawks take care of business

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49ers clinch playoff berth if Seahawks take care of business
December 17, 2013, 10:00 am
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If Seattle beats Arizona on Sunday, the Seahawks clinch the No. 1 seed in the NFC, and the 49ers clinch a playoff berth. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

The 49ers can clinch a playoff spot before they even take the field on Monday night. There are two additional ways they can punch their ticket this weekend as well...

NFC

CLINCHED
Seattle – playoff spot

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Seattle clinches NFC West and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

1) SEA win or tie

OR

2) SF loss or tie

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

New Orleans clinches NFC South and a first-round bye with:

1) New Orleans win

New Orleans clinches a playoff spot with:

1) ARI loss

OR

2) NO tie + SF loss or tie

OR

3) NO tie + ARI tie

OR

4) SF loss + ARI tie

CAROLINA PANTHERS

Carolina clinches a playoff spot with:

1) CAR win

OR

2) CAR tie + ARI loss

OR

3) CAR tie + SF loss 

OR

4) ARI loss + SF loss

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

San Francisco clinches a playoff spot with:

1) SF win

OR

2) ARI loss

OR

3) SF tie + ARI tie

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Philadelphia clinches NFC East with:

1) PHI win + DAL loss or tie 

OR

2) PHI tie + DAL loss

CHICAGO BEARS

Chicago clinches NFC North division with:

1) CHI win + DET loss or tie + GB loss

AFC

CLINCHED:
Denver – playoff spot
Indianapolis – AFC South
Kansas City – playoff spot

DENVER BRONCOS

Denver clinches AFC West and a first-round bye with:

1) DEN win + KC loss

Denver clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) DEN win + KC loss + NE loss or tie

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

New England clinches AFC East with:

1) NE win or tie

OR

2) MIA loss or tie

New England clinches a first-round bye with:

1) NE win + CIN loss or tie + IND loss or tie

OR

2) NE tie + CIN loss + IND loss

New England clinches a playoff spot with:

1) CIN loss or tie

CINCINNATI BENGALS

Cincinnati clinches AFC North with:

1) CIN win + BAL loss or tie

OR

2) CIN tie + BAL loss

Cincinnati clinches a playoff spot with:

1) CIN win + MIA loss or tie

OR

2) CIN tie + MIA loss

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with:

1) BAL win + MIA loss + SD loss or tie

MIAMI DOLPHINS

Miami clinches a playoff spot with:

1) MIA win + BAL loss + CIN loss

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