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NFL Playoff Scenarios Week 16: Philadelphia Eagles Hoping For New York Giants Loss

If you're a Philadelphia Eagles fan scoreboard watching the early Week 16 NFL games Saturday and curious what needs to happen for the Eagles to remain in the NFC playoff race. Well, you're in luck, as it's all pretty simple.

Basically, all that needs to happen this week is:

New York Giants (7-7) lose to the New York Jets (8-6)
Philadelphia (6-8) earns a victory over the Dallas Cowboys (8-6).

If the Giants win then the Eagles are eliminated from the playoff race

However, if all goes the Eagles way this week, then next week all the needs to happen is:

Eagles defeat the Washington Redskins
Giants beat the Cowboys.

Here's a quick look at the NFC playoff picture right now.

Division Leaders
Green Bay Packers (13-1) Clinched Division
New Orleans Saints (11-3) Clinched Playoff Berth
San Francisco 49ers (11-3) Clinched Division
Dallas Cowboys (8-6)

Wild-Card
Atlanta Falcons (9-5)
Detroit Lions (9-5)

In The Hunt
Seattle Seahawks (7-7)
Chicago Bears 7-7)
New York Giants (7-7)
Arizona Cardinals (7-7)
Philadelphia Eagles (6-8)

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