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Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Higher seed in play for Cardinals

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

The Vikings' defeat Monday night makes New Orleans the No. 1 seed in the NFC no matter what happens in Week 17.

Arizona can now claim the No. 2 seed if these things happen in Week 17:


Arizona could also emerge as the third or fourth seed. I missed the Vikings-Bears game while traveling back from San Francisco, but Minnesota's loss makes Week 17 more interesting. I'll be heading down to Arizona for what could be the first of two Packers-Cardinals games in consecutive weeks.