According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Falcons (7-5) currently would be the No. 6 seed in the NFC. The Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys also are 7-5. The Cowboys would be the No. 4 seed as the NFC East leader.
The Bears would get the No. 5 seed because they have a better conference record than the Lions, and Chicago beat Atlanta earlier this season. The Lions would be out of the playoffs at the moment.