Eli Manning

Job one is beating Eli and the Giants.

If the Green Bay Packers win their final two games, they’re in the playoffs as a wild card, this we know.

However, there’s another, much-more-convoluted scenario where the Packers could still make it.

First, the Packers need to beat the New York Giants, this week. If they lose to the Giants, it doesn’t matter what they do in week 17. The Giants are in with a win in Green Bay and the Packers are out.

If the Packers beat the Giants and then lose to the Chicago Bears in week 17, they would need the Giants to lose to Washington and one loss by Tampa Bay.

Tampa finishes with Seattle and at New Orleans.