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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
NFC playoff standings*: Week 14

By Kevin Seifert

Some of you are interested. Some of you hate me for it. But as long as I'm the NFC North blogmaster, we're going to post weekly updates of the NFC playoff standings*.

The Green Bay Packers' loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 3 ended in unique and singular fashion, as we discussed a few times last week. Officiating calls impact games every week in the NFL, but I think this is one instance where the ramifications are worth tracking.

As you can see in the chart, five teams' playoff positioning are materially affected by the Seahawks' 14-12 victory in that game. You can refer to the actual standings here. To explain the changes:
Thanks to Katie Sharp of ESPN Stats & Information for double-checking the tiebreakers*.