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Officially-Official - 2009 Denver Broncos Playoff Scenarios

Here are ALL the scenarios that will get the Denver Broncos into the playoffs this season.  There are a lot of them - Denver clinches a playoff spot with:

1) DEN win + NYJ loss or tie + BAL loss or tie OR

2) DEN win + NYJ loss or tie + PIT loss or tie OR

3) DEN win + NYJ loss or tie + HOU win OR

4) DEN win + BAL loss or tie + PIT loss or tie OR

5) DEN win + BAL loss or tie + HOU win OR

6) PIT loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + JAC loss OR

7) PIT loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + NYJ loss OR

8) PIT loss + BAL loss + JAC loss + NYJ loss OR

9) PIT loss + HOU loss + JAC loss + NYJ loss OR

10) MIA loss or tie + NYJ loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + JAC loss or tie

Just for kicks, you can look at the scenarios for all AFC teams after the jump -- AFC

CLINCHED: Indianapolis - AFC South and homefield advantage.

San Diego - AFC West and first-round bye.

Cincinnati - AFC North.

New England - AFC East.

 

ELIMINATED: Cleveland, Kansas City, Oakland, Buffalo, Tennessee.

 

Baltimore, New York Jets, Denver, Pittsburgh and Houston can also make the playoffs if they tie this week in combination with various other results.

 

Jacksonville and Miami cannot make the playoffs with a tie.

 

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with:

* BAL win

 

NEW YORK JETS

NY Jets clinch a playoff spot with:

* NYJ win

 

 

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Pittsburgh clinches a playoff spot with:

1) PIT win + HOU loss or tie + NYJ loss or tie OR

2) PIT win + HOU loss or tie + BAL loss or tie OR

3) PIT win + NYJ loss or tie + BAL loss or tie + DEN loss or tie

HOUSTON TEXANS

Houston clinches a playoff spot with:

1) HOU win + NYJ loss or tie + BAL loss or tie OR

2) HOU win + NYJ loss or tie + DEN loss or tie OR

3) HOU win + BAL loss or tie + DEN loss or tie


JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Jacksonville clinches a playoff spot with:

1) JAC win + PIT loss + BAL loss + DEN loss + HOU loss OR

2) JAC win + PIT loss + BAL loss + DEN loss + NYJ loss OR

3) JAC win + PIT loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + NYJ loss OR

4) JAC win + PIT loss + DEN loss + HOU loss + NYJ loss OR

5) JAC win + NYJ loss + DEN loss + HOU loss + BAL loss

 

MIAMI DOLPHINS

Miami clinches a playoff spot with:

· MIA win + NYJ loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + JAC loss or tie