Or they win the division with a tie combined with the Cincinnati Bengals losing or having a tie.
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The Texans clinch a first-round bye with a win or a tie over the Minnesota Vikings or a Patriots loss or tie or a Broncos loss.
The Texans clinchhome-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with a win, or by tying in combination with a Broncos loss or tie, or through a Patriots loss or tie combined with a Broncos loss.
For the Broncos, they clinch a first-round bye with a win over the Cleveland Browns combined with a Patriots loss or tie. Or they can do so through a tie with Cleveland along with a Patriots loss.
Or if they clinch the strength of victory tiebreaker over the Cincinnati Bengals, or through a Steelers loss or tie.
The Bengals can clinch a playoff berth with a win over the Steelers.
In the NFC, the Atlanta Falcons have clinched the NFC South, the Green Bay Packers have clinched the NFC North and the San Francisco 49ers have clinched a playoff spot.
Here's the rest of the playoff scenarios, via the NFL:
ATLANTA FALCONS (at Detroit)
Atlanta clinches a first-round bye with:
1) ATL win or tie OR
2) GB loss or tie OR
3) SF loss
Atlanta clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:
1) ATL win OR
2) ATL tie + SF loss or tie OR