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Playoff scenarios: Giants can clinch berth with win and help

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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.


NEWS
> [Anatomy of great pass defense](http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/The-Anatomy-of-Great-Pass-Defense/0fabcce5-8d44-471e-a1ae-49420e81945a)
> [Cover 3: Best regular season win?](http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Cover-3-Ranking-biggest-Giants-wins/465de08d-f9fb-46e1-a65b-a032ff3758c0)
> [Upon further review: Defense shines](http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Upon-Further-Review-Defense-shines/4eaa39f7-c20a-4f57-badc-66c580f751e2)
PHOTOS
> [5 impact players vs. Cowboys](http://www.giants.com/photos/photos/5-Impact-Players-vs-the-Cowboys/3a0b6e1b-48b6-4943-8892-fe1ac390bcb3)
VIDEOS
> [Sights and Sounds: Giants vs. Cowboys](http://www.giants.com/videos/videos/Sights-and-Sounds-Giants-defeat-Cowboys/25fa40c0-bdd0-4ec9-a6cf-ecfd153ded70)


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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