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Tiebreaks don't fall favorably for Eagles

What happens if the Eagles and Giants both finish 11-5? Here's an answer to that question, along with a look at some other tiebreak scenarios.

As you can see, the Bears have the toughest schedule. Three of their final four are against teams that currently have eight wins or more: the Patriots, Jets and Packers.

The Eagles actually measure up pretty favorably in terms of strength of opponents. The only team they face that's currently above .500 is the Giants.

In addition to Eagles-Giants in Week 15, there are a few other head-to-head matchups among this group. The Falcons host the Saints on Monday night in Week 16. The Packers host the Bears in Week 17. And the Giants travel to Green Bay in Week 16.

There's still a quarter of the season to be played, but the Eagles have two ways to guarantee themselves a spot in the playoffs. One is to win out and finish 12-4. And the other is to finish 3-1, but beat the Giants in Week 15.

In all other scenarios, they'd need to count on one of these six teams to falter down the stretch.