NFC Playoff Picture

Monday, December 17, 2007

The Redskins' 22-10 victory over the Giants moved them a half-game out of the final wild-card berth behind Minnesota, which currently has the final playoff spot as the sixth seed. The Vikings will host Chicago tonight and Washington on Sunday night.

Division Leaders

1. Dallas Cowboys (12-2): NFC East champions have secured a first-round bye.

2. Green Bay Packers (12-2): NFC North champions have secured a first-round bye.

3. Seattle Seahawks (9-5): NFC West champions.

4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-5): NFC South champions.

Wild Card

5. New York Giants (9-5): Second place in NFC East.

6. Minnesota Vikings (7-6): Second place in NFC North.

In the Mix

7. New Orleans Saints (7-7): Second place in NFC South.

8. Washington Redskins (7-7): Third place in NFC East, trail the Saints by virtue of worse conference record.

9. Carolina Panthers (6-8): Third place in NFC South.

10. Philadelphia Eagles (6-8): Fourth place in NFC East.

11. Arizona Cardinals (6-8): Second place in NFC West.

12. Detroit Lions (6-8): Third place in NFC North.

13. Chicago Bears (5-8): Fourth place in NFC North.

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