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CURRENT NFC seedings

(* clinched playoff berth)

1. Philadelphia*12-2

2. Vikings*12-3

3. L.A. Rams10-4

4. New Orleans10-4

5. Carolina10-4

6. Atlanta9-5

Still in the hunt: Detroit (8-6), Seattle (8-6), Dallas (8-6). Loser of Sunday's Seattle-Dallas game will be eliminated. Detroit would be eliminated with a loss.

Week 16 possibilities

Philadelphia: Has clinched the NFC East and a first-round bye. Will clinch the No. 1 seed with a win over Oakland.

Vikings: The NFC North champions will clinch a first-round bye with a Carolina loss.

L.A. Rams: Will clinch the NFC West with a win against Tennessee, or a Seattle loss. Will clinch a playoff berth if Detroit, Carolina and Atlanta all lose.

New Orleans: Will clinch the NFC South with a win over Atlanta combined with a Carolina loss. Will clinch a playoff berth with a win.

Carolina: Will clinch a playoff berth with a win against Tampa Bay.

Atlanta: Will clinch a playoff berth with a win over New Orleans.

CURRENT AFC seedings

(* clinched playoff berth)

1. New England*11-3

2. Pittsburgh*11-3

3. Jacksonville*10-4

4. Kansas City8-6

5. Tennessee8-6

6. Buffalo8-6

Still in the hunt: Baltimore (9-6), L.A. Chargers (7-7), Oakland (6-8), Miami (6-8). The Chargers, Raiders and Dolphins could be eliminated on Sunday.

Week 16 possibilities

New England: The AFC East champs will clinch the No. 1 seed with a win over Buffalo combined with losses by Pittsburgh and Jacksonville. Will clinch a first-round bye with a win combined with a loss by either Pittsburgh or Jacksonville.

Pittsburgh: The AFC North champs will clinch a first-round bye with a win over Houston combined with a Jacksonville loss.

Jacksonville: Will clinch the AFC South with a win against San Francisco, or a Tennessee loss.

Kansas City: Will clinch the AFC West with a win over Miami, or an L.A. Chargers loss.