The Atlanta Falcons need no help this week to lock up the top playoff seed. They just need to beat the Detroit Lions on Saturday in Ford Field, and the top seed is theirs.
Below are the complete clinching scenarios of the Falcons fail to defeat the Lions.
- Atlanta tie and San Francisco loss (or tie)
- Green Bay loss (or tie) and San Francisco loss
For the Falcons to secure a first-round bye:
- Atlanta tie
- Green Bay loss (or tie)
- San Francisco loss