2022 NFL Week 13 playoff-clinching scenarios

ByESPN staff ESPN logo
Thursday, December 1, 2022

With just six weeks left in the 2022 NFL regular season, the playoff picture is shaping up. No team has locked its postseason spotjust yet, but two have a chance to do so in Week 13.

The Minnesota Vikings could clinch the NFC North, while the Philadelphia Eagles could clinch their spot in the NFC field.

Here are theplayoff-clinching scenarios for Week 13 as teams try to reachSuper Bowl LVII on Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The playoffs begin Jan. 14, with 14 total teams making the field, seven from the NFC and seven from the AFC.

Minnesota Vikings(9-2)

Opponent:New York Jets (7-4)|Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

Minnesota clinches NFC North division title with:

  • MIN win + DET loss or tie OR
  • MIN tie + DET loss

Philadelphia Eagles(10-1)

Opponent:Tennessee Titans (7-4)|Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

Philadelphia clinches playoff berth with:

  • PHI win + WAS loss + SF loss or tie + SEA loss or tie (as long as both SF and SEA each don't tie) OR
  • PHI win + WAS tie + SF loss + SEA loss

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