Since Colts lost to Jaguars, Chargers and Raiders both get into NFL playoffs with tie

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Since the Colts lost to the Jaguars on Sunday, a wacky NFL playoffs scenario is in play for Sunday Night Football between the Chargers and Raiders.

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Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) celebrates with Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) after scoring a touchdown Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, during a game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) celebrates with Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) after scoring a touchdown Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, during a game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Pro Football Network's Adam Beasley reported that with a Colts loss, the Chargers and Raiders would both get into the playoffs ... if they tied each other in the regular season finale.

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Granted, both teams will have plenty incentive to win. The winner gets in as the No. 6 seed in the AFC.

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This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Chargers, Raiders both make NFL playoffs with tie; Jaguars beat Colts

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