PHILADELPHIA can clinch a playoff berth with: 1. PHI win + LAR loss or tie 2. PHI win + DET loss + GB loss or tie 3. PHI tie + LAR loss + GB loss or tie + ATL loss or tie 4. PHI tie + LAR loss + GB loss or tie + NO loss or tie
San Francisco is ahead of Detroit based on conference record (6-1 to the Lion’s 5-2).
Atlanta is ahead of New Orleans in the NFC South based on head to head (1-0).
Green Bay is ahead of the L.A. Rams and New Orleans based on head-to-head sweep (2-0).
The L.A. Rams are ahead of New Orleans based on conference record (4-4 to the Saints’ 2-4).
The N.Y. Giants are ahead of Chicago based on conference record (3-4 to the Bears’ 3-5).
Chicago is ahead of Washington based on head to head (1-0).
During the regular season, the seeds reflect how the playoffs would stand if the season ended up to that point.
The NFL playoffs are not based on a pure bracket system. In the divisional playoffs, the No. 1 seed is assured of playing the lowest-seeded Wild Card survivor.
There are no restrictions on intra-division games and the higher seed of any matchup will have home-field advantage.