With just 2 regular season games left for each team in the NFL, this week there are a couple of teams can can earn their way into the postseason.  New England, Denver, Indianapolis and Arizona are already in. Here's how other teams including the Dallas Cowboys can earn a spot in the NFL playoffs.

Dallas can clinch the NFC East division title with:
1) DAL win + PHI loss or tie
2) DAL tie + PHI loss

Dallas can clinch a playoff berth with:
1) DAL win + GB loss or tie + DET loss or tie as long as both don't tie

Here are the rest of the NFC playoff scenarios for Week 16:

ARIZONA CARDINALS

Arizona can clinch the NFC West division title and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:
1) ARI win

DETROIT LIONS

Detroit can clinch the NFC North with:
1) DET win + GB loss

Detroit can clinch a first-round bye with:
1) DET win + GB loss + DAL loss

Detroit can clinch a playoff spot with:
1) DET win
2) DET tie + PHI loss or tie
3) PHI loss

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Seattle can clinch a playoff spot with:
1) SEA win + PHI loss or tie
2) SEA win + DET loss or tie
3) SEA win + GB loss or tie
4) SEA tie + PHI loss
5) SEA tie + DET loss + GB loss
6) PHI loss + DAL win or tie

GREEN BAY PACKERS

Green Bay can clinch a playoff spot with:
1) GB win + PHI loss or tie
2) GB win + DAL win or tie
3) GB tie + PHI loss
4) GB tie + PHI tie + DAL win or tie
5) PHI loss + DAL win or tie

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

New Orleans can clinch the NFC South division title with:
1) NO win + CAR loss

 

Here are the AFC playoff scenarios for Week 16:

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

New England can clinch home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs with:
1) NE win + DEN loss

New England can clinch a first-round bye with:
1) NE win
2) NE tie + IND loss or tie
3) IND loss + CIN loss or tie + PIT loss or tie + BAL loss or tie

DENVER BRONCOS

Denver can clinch a first-round bye with:
1) DEN win
2) DEN tie + IND loss or tie

CINCINNATI BENGALS

Cincinnati can clinch the AFC North division title with:
1) CIN win + PIT loss + BAL loss or tie

Cincinnati can clinch a playoff spot with:
1) CIN win
2) CIN tie + BAL loss
3) CIN tie + KC loss or tie + SD loss or tie
4) KC loss + SD loss + BUF loss or tie

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Pittsburgh can clinch a playoff spot with:
1) PIT win

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Baltimore can clinch a playoff spot with:
1) BAL win + PIT loss + CIN loss
2) BAL win + KC loss or tie + SD loss or tie
3) BAL tie + KC loss + SD loss + BUF loss or tie