Patriots Can Clinch Playoff Berth, AFC East Title In Week 13 Vs. Eagles

The New England Patriots lost their first game of the 2015 season Sunday, but their playoff chances remain alive and well heading into Week 13.

The Patriots can clinch an AFC East title or a playoff berth with a win or tie against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Check out the complete scenarios below.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (vs. Philadelphia, Sunday)

New England clinches AFC East division with:

1. NE win + NYJ loss or tie OR

2. NE tie + NYJ loss

New England clinches a playoff spot with:

1. NE win + PIT loss or tie OR

2. NE win + KC loss or tie OR

3. NE tie + KC loss OR

4. NE tie + PIT loss + HOU loss or tie

Click here to see more playoff scenarios at NFL.com >>

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