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Playoff scenarios: Giants can clinch berth with win and help


The Giants can clinch a playoff berth with a win over the Lions and some help from other teams:

Coming off their big win against Dallas, the Giants have a chance to clinch their first playoff berth since winning Super Bowl XLVI when they host the Lions this Sunday in their final home game of the season.

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At 9-4, the Giants still trail the Cowboys by two games in the NFC East race but hold the first Wild Card spot heading into Week 15 with Tampa Bay (8-5), Washington (7-5-1), Minnesota (7-6) and Green Bay (7-6) on their heels.

All of the following needs to happen for the Giants to clinch this week: a victory over Detroit, a Washington loss (vs. Panthers), a Minnesota loss or tie (vs. Indianapolis), and a Green Bay loss or tie (at Chicago).

With three games left, here are this week's playoff scenarios:

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