As we enter Week 18 of the 2022 NFL season, eight teams are vying for one of the remaining three playoff spots. The Jaguars and Titans will face off in a win-or-loss situation on Saturday as he bets on the AFC South title. The Jaguars could slip into the wild card spot even with a loss if they can get help. The Packers and Patriots also have win-loss scenarios, but only the Patriots have a chance to succeed even if they lose. And he has four teams, the Seahawks, Lions, Dolphins and Steelers, who need a win to survive and have a chance, but their fate depends on other matchups.
So how can each of these teams, who need to win this weekend, pull it off? Let’s take a look at the one big game plan that’s key to victory for all eight franchises. We’ll focus on personnel matchups, scheme benefits, coaching trends, and what we see on game tapes. Plus, most to worst likely to make the playoffs via ESPN’s Football Power Index (FPI) Below are the details of each team’s clinch scenario, listed in order of importance.
The game planning focus for the eight teams still in playoff contention, including the Jaguars, are:
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Jax | GB | Mia | NE
Sea | Sea | Pit | Ten | DET
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