The Patriots can clinch the AFC East with a win this week

New England could clinch for the 10th consecutive year.

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Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on during the second half against the Minnesota Vikings at Gillette Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. –Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images

The Patriots (9-3) can clinch the AFC East for the 10th consecutive year with a win over the Dolphins Sunday, extending the longest streak of division titles in NFL history (10).

The Chiefs, who are atop the conference playoff standings entering Week 14, can clinch a playoff spot with a win or tie against the Ravens or with a Miami loss or tie plus a Tennessee loss or tie plus an Indianapolis loss or tie.

The Texans, who are third in the playoff standings with four weeks left, can clinch the AFC South with a win over the Colts plus a Tennessee loss or tie or with a tie against the Colts plus a Tennessee loss.

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New England holds the tiebreaker over Houston (9-3), which has won nine straight games, and Kansas City (10-2) thanks to wins in Weeks 1 and 6, respectively.

New England would have to fall two games back over the final four weeks to lose a first-round bye.

The Chargers (9-3) sit behind Chiefs in the AFC West and occupy the first wild-card spot as of now.

If New England loses to Miami, but Houston and Kansas City notch wins, the Patriots would be pushed into the No. 3 spot.

LA can clinch a playoff spot this weekend in one of two ways, both of which involve at least four other teams:

■  A win plus a Miami loss or tie plus a Denver loss or tie plus an Indianapolis loss or tie plus a Tennessee loss or tie.

■  A tie plus a Miami loss plus a Denver loss plus an Indianapolis loss or tie plus a Tennessee loss or tie so long as the Colts and the Titans both don’t tie.

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