Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The Falcons are playing Saturday night and can lock-up home field throughout the playoffs with a win against the Lions. Now that we're in the last two weeks of the season, the playoff scenarios are starting to come into focus. Here's a look at the scenarios and my predictions: AFC - Playoff Scenarios HOUSTON TEXANS - Playing Minnesota Houston can clinch a first-round bye with: 1) HOU win or tie OR - I expect Houston to win this game, they should lock-up Sunday. 2) NE loss or tie OR - Playing Jacksonville this week, Patriots won't lose 3) DEN loss - Playing Cleveland, Broncos win. Houston can clinch home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with: 1) HOU win OR - Again, I expect Houston to win this game. 2) HOU tie + DEN loss or tie OR - Ties are rare and Denver isn't going to lose in Cleveland 3) NE loss or tie + DEN loss - Not likely that either team will lose this week. Houston - The bottom line here is t...
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