How Seattle Seahawks could clinch playoff spot in Week 15

Liz Mathews
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The Seattle Seahawks travel to face off against the Washington Football Team for their Week 15 matchup and a chance to clinch a playoff spot while they are at it.

In the NFC, two teams have already gotten it done – the Packers have clinched the NFC North title and the Saints have secured at least a playoff berth.

For the Seahawks to clinch this week, they will need either a win or tie in Washington OR a tie between Minnesota and Chicago, regardless of Seattle’s outcome on Sunday.

Here are all the NFC playoff-clinching scenarios for Week 15:

LOS ANGELES RAMS vs. New York Jets
Los Angeles clinches a playoff berth with:
1) LAR win or tie OR
2) MIN-CHI tie

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS vs. Kansas City
New Orleans clinches the NFC South division title with:
1) NO win OR
2) TB loss OR
3) NO tie + TB tie

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS at Washington
Seattle clinches a playoff berth with:
1) SEA win or tie OR
2) MIN-CHI tie

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS at Atlanta
Tampa Bay clinches a playoff berth with:
1) TB win + MIN-CHI tie

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