NFL roster cuts: AFC | NFC

Quick look at seeding possibilities in NFC

December, 24, 2012
12/24/12
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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.

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