With just two weeks remaining in the NFL regular season, there are a number of teams around the league that need to win their final games if they want to earn a chance in the postseason. The tightest races come in the NFC East and NFC North, with the losers of the divisional races finding themselves removed from the playoff picture.
For the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions, this means the pressure is on.
Where does your favorite team currently stand in the NFC Wild Card race?
Here is a look at the current playoff picture in the NFC, via ESPN.com:
|National Football Conference|
|1||x - Seattle||12||2||0||.857||3-1-0||9-1-0||.472||.438||NFC West Champ|
|2||New Orleans||10||4||0||.714||4-0-0||8-2-0||.526||.493||NFC South Champ (Wins tie break over Carolina based on head-to-head win percentage.)|
|3||Philadelphia||8||6||0||.571||3-2-0||7-3-0||.449||.379||NFC East Champ |
Wins tie break over Chicago based on best win percentage in conference games.
|4||Chicago||8||6||0||.571||2-3-0||4-6-0||.452||.455||NFC North Champ|
|5||Carolina||10||4||0||.714||3-1-0||7-3-0||.497||.439||Wins tie break over San Francisco based on head-to-head win percentage.|
|9||Detroit||7||7||0||.500||4-1-0||6-4-0||.477||.429||Wins tie break over Dallas based on head-to-head win percentage.|