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Football

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

WLTPctPFPA
y-New England1140.733529331
Miami780.467288289
N.Y. Jets690.400272347
Buffalo5100.333316426

South

WLTPctPFPA
y-Houston1230.800400303
x-Indianapolis1050.667329371
Tennessee5100.333292451
Jacksonville2130.133235406

North

WLTPctPFPA
y-Baltimore1050.667381321
x-Cincinnati960.600368303
Pittsburgh780.467312304
Cleveland5100.333292344

West

WLTPctPFPA
y-Denver1230.800443286
San Diego690.400326329
Oakland4110.267269419
Kansas City2130.133208387

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

WLTPctPFPA
Washington960.600408370
Dallas870.533358372
N.Y. Giants870.533387337
Philadelphia4110.267273402

South

WLTPctPFPA
y-Atlanta1320.867402277
New Orleans780.467423410
Tampa Bay690.400367377
Carolina690.400313325

North

WLTPctPFPA
y-Green Bay1140.733399299
Minnesota960.600342314
Chicago960.600349253
Detroit4110.267348411

West

W L T Pct PF PA
x-San Francisco 10 4 1 .700 370 260
x-Seattle 10 5 0 .667 392 232
St. Louis 7 7 1 .500 286 328
Arizona 5 10 0 .333 237 330
x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Today

Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Carolina at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

Baltimore at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.

Chicago at Detroit, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Oakland at San Diego, 4:25 p.m.

Arizona at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.

St. Louis at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.

Kansas City at Denver, 4:25 p.m.

Green Bay at Minnesota, 4:25 p.m.

Miami at New England, 4:25 p.m.

Dallas at Washington, 8:20 p.m.

INJURY REPORT

NEW YORK JETS at BUFFALO BILLS – JETS: DOUBTFUL: TE Dustin Keller (ankle), QB Greg McElroy (abdomen, concussion), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), LB Bryan Thomas (chest). QUESTIONABLE: WR Braylon Edwards (hamstring, knee), CB Ellis Lankster (concussion). PROBABLE: TE Jeff Cumberland (ankle, wrist), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), K Nick Folk (back), S LaRon Landry (heel, hamstring), P Robert Malone (illness), LB Garrett McIntyre (elbow), RB Joe McKnight (ankle, illness), G Brandon Moore (foot, hip), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), DT Sione Po’uha (back), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder, toe), QB Mark Sanchez (back), LB Ricky Sapp (ankle), LB Bart Scott (toe), G Matt Slauson (knee), QB Tim Tebow (ribs), DE Muhammad Wilkerson (concussion, knee). BILLS: OUT: DE Mark Anderson (knee), S Da’Norris Searcy (groin). PROBABLE: LB Nick Barnett (knee), S Jairus Byrd (ankle), RB Dorin Dickerson (ankle), WR Marcus Easley (hamstring), G Andy Levitre (knee), CB Justin Rogers (foot), RB C.J. Spiller (shoulder), LB Chris White (hamstring), DT Kyle Williams (ankle), DE Mario Williams (wrist), C Eric Wood (knee).

MIAMI DOLPHINS at NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – DOLPHINS: OUT: WR Davone Bess (back). QUESTIONABLE: CB Nolan Carroll (knee), G Josh Samuda (shoulder), DT Randy Starks (not injury related). PROBABLE: WR Armon Binns (groin), S Chris Clemons (ankle), LB Karlos Dansby (biceps), WR Brian Hartline (back), S Reshad Jones (hip), LB Koa Misi (ankle), CB Sean Smith (knee). PATRIOTS: DOUBTFUL: CB Marquice Cole (finger). QUESTIONABLE: S Patrick Chung (shoulder), G Dan Connolly (back), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), S Nate Ebner (hamstring), TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm, hip), TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle), LB Dont’a Hightower (hamstring, shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), WR Brandon Lloyd (knee), DT Kyle Love (knee), G Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), G Nick McDonald (shoulder), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), T Nate Solder (abdomen), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), CB Aqib Talib (hip), T Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), WR Wes Welker (ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow).

BALTIMORE RAVENS at CINCINNATI BENGALS – RAVENS: QUESTIONABLE: WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), DE Arthur Jones (thigh), RB Vonta Leach (ankle), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder, thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), G Marshal Yanda (shoulder, knee). PROBABLE: LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle), WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), TE Dennis Pitta (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdomen), LB Terrell Suggs (biceps). BENGALS: QUESTIONABLE: CB Jason Allen (hamstring), CB Terence Newman (groin). PROBABLE: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (illness), CB Adam Jones (hamstring), S Reggie Nelson (shoulder).

CLEVELAND BROWNS at PITTSBURGH STEELERS – BROWNS: OUT: CB Sheldon Brown (head, foot), TE Jordan Cameron (head), QB Colt McCoy (right shoulder), RB Trent Richardson (ankle), QB Brandon Weeden (right shoulder). QUESTIONABLE: DT Ishmaa’ily Kitchen (calf). PROBABLE: WR Joshua Cribbs (knee), S Tashaun Gipson (foot), G John Greco (thumb), DT John Hughes (back), DE Juqua Parker (knee), DE Frostee Rucker (shoulder, hamstring), TE Alex Smith (illness), T Joe Thomas (back). STEELERS: OUT: T Mike Adams (ankle), CB Curtis Brown (ankle), LB Marshall McFadden (abdomen), WR Mike Wallace (hip). PROBABLE: G David DeCastro (hamstring), CB Keenan Lewis (knee).

HOUSTON TEXANS at INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – TEXANS: OUT: CB Alan Ball (foot). QUESTIONABLE: S Shiloh Keo (ankle), LB Brooks Reed (groin). PROBABLE: LB Connor Barwin (back, elbow), RB Tyler Clutts (abdomen), NT Shaun Cody (back), DE Jared Crick (neck), TE Owen Daniels (hamstring, neck), LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder), RB Justin Forsett (knee), RB Arian Foster (arrhythmia), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin, quadriceps), T Derek Newton (knee), S Eddie Pleasant (hamstring), S Glover Quin (hip), LB Darryl Sharpton (toe), DE Antonio Smith (ankle), G Wade Smith (knee, ribs), RB Ben Tate (hamstring), DE J.J. Watt (chest), QB T.J. Yates (right elbow). COLTS: OUT: RB Delone Carter (ankle), NT Antonio Johnson (ankle), DE Cory Redding (quadriceps), C Samson Satele (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: WR Donnie Avery (shoulder), LB Kavell Conner (hamstring), T Winston Justice (shoulder), C A.Q. Shipley (knee), CB Teddy Williams (knee), S Tom Zbikowski (knee). PROBABLE: LB Jerrell Freeman (thumb), QB Andrew Luck (knee).

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS at TENNESSEE TITANS – JAGUARS: OUT: G Uche Nwaneri (concussion). PROBABLE: DT Tyson Alualu (calf), RB Greg Jones (thigh), CB Rashean Mathis (groin), C Brad Meester (foot), LB Paul Posluszny (groin), CB Aaron Ross (calf), LB Daryl Smith (groin), LB Julian Stanford (hip). TITANS: OUT: C Kevin Matthews (ankle), LB Colin McCarthy (concussion), TE Craig Stevens (concussion). QUESTIONABLE: RB Jamie Harper (ankle), RB Chris Johnson (ankle), CB Ryan Mouton (hamstring), DE Scott Solomon (knee), WR Damian Williams (foot), LB Will Witherspoon (chest), WR Kendall Wright (rib). PROBABLE: S Jordan Babineaux (thigh), WR Kenny Britt (knee), S Michael Griffin (illness), QB Jake Locker (left shoulder).

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES at NEW YORK GIANTS – EAGLES: OUT: DT Fletcher Cox (concussion), LB Mychal Kendricks (concussion). DOUBTFUL: TE Evan Moore (back). QUESTIONABLE: RB Chris Polk (toe). PROBABLE: WR Jason Avant (calf, hamstring), RB Stanley Havili (hamstring), WR Jeremy Maclin (knee), G Evan Mathis (ankle). GIANTS: DOUBTFUL: CB Prince Amukamara (hamstring), DT Chris Canty (knee), CB Jayron Hosley (quadriceps). QUESTIONABLE: WR Hakeem Nicks (knee), S Kenny Phillips (knee), DE Justin Tuck (shoulder). PROBABLE: C David Baas (hip, shoulder), RB Ahmad Bradshaw (knee, foot), S Tyler Sash (hamstring), G Chris Snee (hip).

DALLAS COWBOYS at WASHINGTON REDSKINS – COWBOYS: OUT: NT Jay Ratliff (groin). QUESTIONABLE: LB Ernie Sims (concussion). PROBABLE: LB Alex Albright (knee), WR Dez Bryant (finger), LB Victor Butler (groin), DT Jason Hatcher (thigh), RB Felix Jones (knee), RB DeMarco Murray (foot), LB DeMarcus Ware (elbow, shoulder). REDSKINS: QUESTIONABLE: S DeJon Gomes (knee), T Tyler Polumbus (head). PROBABLE: LB Lorenzo Alexander (shoulder), DE Stephen Bowen (biceps), WR Dezmon Briscoe (not injury related), LB London Fletcher (ankle), WR Pierre Garcon (foot), QB Robert Griffin III (knee), LB Ryan Kerrigan (ankle), C Will Montgomery (knee), WR Joshua Morgan (hand), T Trent Williams (thigh), CB Josh Wilson (shoulder).

CHICAGO BEARS at DETROIT LIONS – BEARS: OUT: S Chris Conte (hamstring), LB Blake Costanzo (calf). DOUBTFUL: LB Brian Urlacher (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: RB Armando Allen (knee), DT Henry Melton (chest). PROBABLE: RB Matt Forte (ankle), CB Tim Jennings (shoulder), T Jonathan Scott (hamstring), CB Charles Tillman (ribs, elbow). LIONS: OUT: DT Sammie Hill (toe). DOUBTFUL: TE Brandon Pettigrew (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Chris Houston (hamstring, hip). PROBABLE: S Don Carey (knee), WR Calvin Johnson (knee, ankle), RB Kevin Smith (thumb), DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (not injury related).

GREEN BAY PACKERS at MINNESOTA VIKINGS – PACKERS: OUT: RB James Starks (knee), S Charles Woodson (collarbone). DOUBTFUL: CB Davon House (shoulder, hip). QUESTIONABLE: WR Randall Cobb (ankle, knee). PROBABLE: TE Tom Crabtree (hamstring), K Mason Crosby (illness), C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), RB Alex Green (concussion), WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring), C Jeff Saturday (neck, shoulder), G Josh Sitton (concussion), DE C.J. Wilson (knee), DE Jerel Worthy (hamstring). VIKINGS: QUESTIONABLE: DE Brian Robison (shoulder), CB Antoine Winfield (knee, hand). PROBABLE: DE Jared Allen (shoulder, illness), P Chris Kluwe (left knee), T Phil Loadholt (knee), LB Marvin Mitchell (illness), RB Adrian Peterson (abdomen), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps).

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS at ATLANTA FALCONS – BUCCANEERS: DOUBTFUL: G Roger Allen (groin). PROBABLE: CB E.J. Biggers (hip), DE Da’Quan Bowers (hamstring), TE Nate Byham (illness), TE Dallas Clark (illness), CB LeQuan Lewis (knee), T Donald Penn (not injury related), G Jeremy Zuttah (ankle). FALCONS: OUT: S William Moore (hamstring), CB Christopher Owens (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: DT Jonathan Babineaux (ribs), DE Cliff Matthews, DT Corey Peters (knee), WR Roddy White (knee).

CAROLINA PANTHERS at NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – PANTHERS: QUESTIONABLE: WR Joe Adams (ankle), LB James Anderson (back), C Geoff Hangartner (foot), RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle). PROBABLE: LB Thomas Davis (not injury related), DT Dwan Edwards (not injury related), T Jordan Gross (not injury related), DE Greg Hardy (not injury related), DE Charles Johnson (not injury related), WR Brandon LaFell (toe), TE Greg Olsen (not injury related), WR Steve Smith (not injury related), RB DeAngelo Williams (not injury related). SAINTS: OUT: CB Jabari Greer (concussion), DT Akiem Hicks (knee), RB Pierre Thomas (knee). PROBABLE: RB Jed Collins (knee), TE Jimmy Graham (wrist, finger), RB Chris Ivory (hamstring).

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS at DENVER BRONCOS – CHIEFS: OUT: WR Terrance Copper (knee). DOUBTFUL: DE Tyson Jackson (foot). QUESTIONABLE: T Branden Albert (back), WR Josh Bellamy (ankle), S Abram Elam (quadriceps), LB Tamba Hali (illness), S Kendrick Lewis (illness), WR Dexter McCluster (illness), TE Tony Moeaki (head). PROBABLE: G Jon Asamoah (thumb), S Eric Berry (hand), RB Jamaal Charles (illness), LB Cory Greenwood (illness), G Russ Hochstein (back), G Ryan Lilja (back), G Rich Ranglin (knee), T Donald Stephenson (illness). BRONCOS: OUT: CB Tracy Porter (concussion). DOUBTFUL: WR Trindon Holliday (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: G Chris Kuper (ankle, head). PROBABLE: S Mike Adams (knee), T Ryan Clady (shoulder), RB Chris Gronkowski (hamstring), S Jim Leonhard (thigh), RB Knowshon Moreno (ribs), WR Brandon Stokley (quadriceps), LB Danny Trevathan (groin), WR Matthew Willis (knee).

OAKLAND RAIDERS at SAN DIEGO CHARGERS – RAIDERS: OUT: CB Phillip Adams (groin), QB Carson Palmer (ribs). QUESTIONABLE: S Tyvon Branch (neck, ankle), G Mike Brisiel (concussion, ankle). PROBABLE: TE David Ausberry (knee), T Khalif Barnes (triceps), LB Miles Burris (knee), DE Jack Crawford (toe), WR Juron Criner (hip), TE Brandon Myers (shoulder). CHARGERS: DOUBTFUL: LB Donald Butler (groin). QUESTIONABLE: RB Ronnie Brown (hamstring). PROBABLE: LB Takeo Spikes (hamstring), LB Demorrio Williams (ankle), CB Shareece Wright (shoulder).

ARIZONA CARDINALS at SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – CARDINALS: OUT: WR Early Doucet (concussion). DOUBTFUL: WR LaRon Byrd (knee). QUESTIONABLE: G Mike Gibson (calf), T Nate Potter (ankle), RB Anthony Sherman (knee), DE Ronald Talley (ankle). PROBABLE: S Rashad Johnson (hamstring), S Kerry Rhodes (illness), S James Sanders (calf), CB Greg Toler (hamstring), DT Dan Williams (hamstring), S Adrian Wilson (illness). 49ERS: DOUBTFUL: DT Justin Smith (elbow, triceps). QUESTIONABLE: TE Vernon Davis (concussion), LB Clark Haggans (shoulder), DT Will Tukuafu (neck). PROBABLE: LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist, shoulder), LB Ahmad Brooks (shoulder), CB Tarell Brown (shoulder, knee), LB Tavares Gooden (illness, rib), C Jonathan Goodwin (illness), RB Frank Gore (knee), G Mike Iupati (shoulder), P Andy Lee (illness), RB Bruce Miller (shoulder), S Trenton Robinson (finger), CB Carlos Rogers (knee, toe), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder), S Donte Whitner (knee).

ST. LOUIS RAMS at SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – RAMS: PROBABLE: S Craig Dahl (knee), CB Cortland Finnegan (thigh), RB Steven Jackson (foot), LB James Laurinaitis (back), WR Austin Pettis (shoulder), C Scott Wells (knee). SEAHAWKS: OUT: CB Walter Thurmond (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: T Breno Giacomini (elbow), LB Leroy Hill (hamstring). PROBABLE: DE Red Bryant (foot), RB Marshawn Lynch (back), TE Anthony McCoy (back), WR Sidney Rice (knee), WR Golden Tate (illness), S Earl Thomas (ankle), CB Marcus Trufant (hamstring).

PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

AFC

HOUSTON (at Indianapolis)

Clinches first-round bye with:

– Win or tie, or

– New England loss or tie, or

– Denver loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

– Win, or

– New England loss or tie AND Denver loss

DENVER (vs. Kansas City)

Clinches first-round bye with:

– Win or tie, or

– New England loss or tie

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

– Win AND Houston loss or tie

NEW ENGLAND (vs. Miami)

Clinches first-round bye with:

– Win AND Denver or Houston loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

– Win AND Denver and Houston loss

NFC

GREEN BAY (at Minnesota)

Clinches first-round bye with:

– Win, or

– San Francisco loss AND Seattle loss or tie

SAN FRANCISCO (vs. Arizona)

Clinches NFC West with:

– Win or tie, or

– Seattle loss or tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

– Win AND Green Bay loss or tie

SEATTLE (vs. St. Louis)

Clinches NFC West with:

– Win AND San Francisco loss

Clinches first-round bye with:

– Win AND San Francisco loss AND Green Bay loss

WASHINGTON (vs. Dallas)

Clinches NFC East with:

– Win or tie

Clinches playoff spot with:

– Chicago loss AND Minnesota loss

DALLAS (at Washington)

Clinches NFC East with:

– Win

NEW YORK GIANTS (vs. Philadelphia)

Clinches playoff spot with:

– Win AND Dallas loss or tie AND Chicago loss AND Minnesota loss

MINNESOTA (vs. Green Bay)

Clinches playoff spot with:

– Win, or

– Dallas loss or tie AND N.Y. Giants loss or tie AND Chicago loss

CHICAGO (at Detroit)

Clinches playoff spot with:

– Win AND Minnesota loss or tie

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