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NFL playoff image: Christmas Day edition following Giants-Eagles

Merry Christmas NFL fans!

And Merry Christmas to you checking out from the Detroit location.

The Detroit Lions locked down their very first department title because 1993, thanks to their win over the Minnesota Vikings. Thanks to outcomes around the remainder of the conference, the Lions are now sitting 2nd in the NFC.

Over in the AFC, the Miami Dolphins clinched a playoff area of their own, with a basket on the last play of the video game to beat the Dallas Cowboys. They have yet to clinch the department, as the Buffalo Bills are still alive.

And now in a playoff area.

Here is the red-hot playoff image, ahead of the Christmas Eve primetime video game in between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots.

This piece will be upgraded following the conclusion of the Patriots-Broncos video game, and after that following the 3 video games on Christmas Day.

NFC In today

1. San Francisco 49ers (11-4) – z
Staying video games: at Commanders, Rams

2. Philadelphia Eagles (11-4) – x
Staying video games: Cardinals, at Giants

3. Detroit Lions (11-4) – z
Staying video games: at Cowboys, Vikings

4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-7)
Staying video games: Saints, at Panthers

5. Dallas Cowboys (10-5) – x
Staying video games: Lions, at Commanders

6. Los Angeles Rams (8-7)
Staying video games: at Giants, at 49ers

7. Seattle Seahawks (8-7)
Staying video games: Steelers, at Cardinals

In the hunt

8. Minnesota Vikings (7-8)
Staying video games: Packers, at Lions

9. Atlanta Falcons (7-8)
Staying video games: at Bears, at Saints

10. Green Bay Packers (7-8)
Staying video games: at Vikings, Bears

11. New Orleans Saints (7-8)
Staying video games: at Buccaneers, Falcons

z – Clinched department
x – Clinched playoff area

Monday night upgrade after Ravens-49ers: Monday night’s loss to the Ravens indicates the 49ers have actually left the door open for the Eagles and the Lions to protect home-field benefit in the NFC.

Monday Eagles-Giants upgrade: The Eagles’ win over the Giants may not relax an anxious fan base, however it did definitely enhance their playoff standing. Philadelphia is now back in the No. 2 area in the conference, and they manage their fate when it pertains to the department.

Both the Eagles and the Lions have 11-4 records, however Philadelphia has a tiebreaker benefit at the minute. They have actually not played each other, and both have matching 7-3 records in the conference. The next tiebreaker is winning portion versus typical challengers, with a minimum of 4 typical challengers. Both groups have actually played Tampa Bay, Minnesota, Kansas City, and Seattle, and both groups are 3-1 in those video games.

The next tiebreaker? Strength of triumph, which is the combined win-loss record amongst the clubs that both groups have actually beaten.

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