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AFC Playoffs: Week 15 clinching scenarios for the Steelers, Jaguars and Patriots

A lot can change in just one week, and it’s time to take a look at the clinching scenarios in the AFC heading into Week 15.

NFL: Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL is an upside-down league in the way you never know what’s going to happen on any given Sunday, Monday or Thursday.

While the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles are the only two teams in the NFL already to have clinched their divisions and playoff berths, there’s still plenty on the line heading into Week 15.

When focusing specifically on the AFC Playoff Picture, three teams have clinching scenarios in front of them this Sunday. Those teams would be the Steelers, New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars.

Check out the complete, and official, clinching scenarios for these three teams below:

There have been a lot of questions and misinformation regarding what actually needs to take place for teams to clinch anything from home-field advantage to a playoff berth, and this information comes directly from the NFL.

It’s hard to believe, but there’s a chance, after Week 15, half of the playoff spots in the AFC will be locked up with two weeks left to play. Talk about playing musical chairs for the final three spots. In the meantime, the Week-15 matchups between the Steelers and Patriots at Heinz Field, and the Jaguars and Texans in Florida will be huge in terms of the AFC Playoff Picture.

Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest on this, and other big news heading into Week 15.