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Quick look at seeding possibilities in NFC

12/24/2012

Thanks to ESPN Stats & Information for providing the following breakdowns showing how teams could be seeded in the NFL playoffs pending Week 17 results:

No. 1 seed

No. 2 seed

  • The San Francisco 49ers would become the second seed if they defeated Arizona and if Green Bay lost to Minnesota.

  • The Packers would become the second seed if they defeated the Vikings, or if the 49ers and Seattle Seahawks both lost.

  • The Seahawks would become the second seed if they defeated St. Louis, and if the Packers and 49ers lost.

No. 3 seed

  • The 49ers would become the third seed if they defeated Arizona and Green Bay also won, or if the 49ers and Seahawks lost.

  • The Packers would become the third seed if they lost and if the 49ers won, or if the Packers lost and the Seahawks won.

  • The Seahawks would become the third seed if they won and Green Bay won and the 49ers lost.

No. 4 seed

  • The Cowboys would become the fourth seed if they defeated Washington.

  • The Redskins would become the fourth seed if they defeated or tied the Cowboys.

No. 5 seed

  • The 49ers would become the fifth seed if they lost to Arizona and Seattle defeated St. Louis.

  • The Seahawks would become the fifth seed if the 49ers won or if the Seahawks lost.

No. 6 seed

  • The Bears would become the sixth seed if they defeated Detroit, and if Minnesota lost.

  • The Giants would become the sixth seed if they won and if Dallas lost and if Minnesota lost and if Chicago lost.

  • The Redskins would become the sixth seed if they lost and if Minnesota lost and if Chicago lost.

  • The Vikings would become the sixth seed if they defeated the Packers, or if Chicago lost and Dallas lost and the Giants lost.