2023-24 NFL Week 18 playoff predictions: Texans win bid, Steelers need help following Saturday's win

The Houston Texans clinched at least a wild-card berth and the Pittsburgh Steelers boosted their playoff chances with their respective wins on Saturday. But both teams are still undecided about their postseason berths.

Four postseason bids and four division titles remain unclaimed when the NFL goes into play Sunday. Below you can find all the scenarios for each team with playoff life remaining.

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AFC

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Pittsburgh Steelers (10-7, won against the Ravens on Saturday)

Pittsburgh clinch a playoff spot:

  1. Loss of bill Or
  2. Jaguars loss or tie

Buffalo Bills (10-6) at Miami (11-5); Sunday, 8:20 pm ET, NBC

Buffalo wins AFC East division title:

  1. Bills win

Buffalo clinch a playoff spot:

  1. Bills tie Or
  2. Jaguars loss or tie

Houston Texans (10-7, won at Colts Saturday)

Houston Wins AFC South Division Title:

  1. Jaguars loss or tie

Jacksonville Jaguars (9-7) at Tennessee (5-11); Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

Jacksonville wins AFC South division title:

  1. Jaguar wins

Miami Dolphins (11-5) vs. Buffalo (10-6); Sunday, 8:20 pm ET, NBC

Miami Wins AFC East Division Title:

  1. Dolphins win or tie

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Atlanta Falcons (7-9) at New Orleans (8-8); Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

Atlanta wins the NFC South division title:

  1. Falcons win + Buccaneers loss

Dallas Cowboys (11-5) at Washington (4-12); Sunday, 4:25 pm ET, FOX

Dallas won the NFC East division title with:

  1. Cowboys win Or
  2. Cowboys tie + Eagles tie Or
  3. Eagles loss
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Green Bay Packers (8-8) vs. Chicago (7-9); Sunday, 4:25 pm ET, CBS

Green Bay clinch a playoff spot:

  1. Packers win Or
  2. Packers tie + Seahawks loss or tie + Saints loss or tie Or
  3. Packers tie + Seahawks loss + Buccaneers loss Or
  4. Packers tie + Seahawks tie + Buccaneers lose or tie Or
  5. Vikings loss or tie + Seahawks loss + Buccaneers loss Or
  6. Vikings loss or tie + Seahawks loss + Saints loss

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Minnesota Vikings (7-9) at Detroit (11-5); Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX

Minnesota clinch a playoff spot:

  1. Vikings win + Packers loss + Seahawks loss + Buccaneers loss Or
  2. Vikings win + Packers loss + Seahawks loss + Saints loss

New Orleans Saints (8-8) vs. Atlanta (7-9); Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

New Orleans wins the NFC South division title:

  1. Saints win + Buccaneers loss or tie Or
  2. Saints tie + Buccaneers loss

New Orleans clinch a playoff spot:

  1. Saints win + Seahawks loss or tie + Packers loss or tie Or
  2. Saints tie + Seahawks loss + Packers loss

Philadelphia Eagles (11-5) at NY Giants (5-11); Sunday, 4:25 pm ET, CBS

Philadelphia wins the NFC East division title:

  1. Eagles win + Cowboys lose or tie Or
  2. Eagles tie + Cowboys loss

Seattle Seahawks (8-8) at Arizona (4-12); Sunday, 4:25 pm ET, FOX

Seattle clinch a playoff spot:

  1. Seahawks win + Packers loss or tie Or
  2. Seahawks tie + Packers loss + Buccaneers loss or tie Or
  3. Seahawks tie + Packers loss + Saints loss or tie

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-8) at Carolina (2-14); Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX

Tampa Bay won the NFC South division title with:

  1. Buchanans win Or
  2. Buccaneers tie + Saints loss or tie
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Tampa Bay clinched a playoff spot with:

  1. Buccaneers tie + Seahawks loss + Packers loss or tie

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