Suicidal motorist who badly injured woman given jail break on appeal

first_imgTORONTO – A man who badly injured a woman when he tried to kill himself by driving his car into a hydro pole has had his jail sentence effectively cut in half.In finding the sentencing judge had gone too far, Ontario’s top court ruled on Wednesday that Constantinus Dedeckere should be released after having spent one year behind bars.“Without minimizing the seriousness of the offence and the impact on the victim, a sentence of time served and two years probation is fit and adequate to reflect the principles of sentencing including proportionality,” the Appeal Court said.The case arose in July 2015 when Dedeckere, then 58 and on temporary leave from a mental-health facility in London, Ont., drove his Chevy Malibu at high speed into a hydro pole on a rural road, knocking out power to Port Stanley, Ont., and spraying debris.A woman driver, 74, slammed into the wreckage and was critically injured, requiring surgery and rehabilitation.According to court records, the married father of four opted to attempt suicide that day after the Law Society of Upper Canada notified him he was being disbarred as a lawyer.Dedeckere, who had a long history of mental illness and failed suicide attempts, pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing bodily harm.At sentencing, 14 impact statements were filed with the court. The prosecution called for a prison sentence of up to two-and-a-half years; the defence wanted a suspended sentence and three years probation.In October 2016, Ontario court judge John Skowronski accepted that Dedeckere was a first time offender, had pleaded guilty, and regretted what he had done. However, the judge called the “offence itself” an aggravating factor given the woman’s injuries.Skowronski noted Dedeckere hadn’t thought his suicide plan through or considered how it might affect other road users.“It is important to dissuade those who may be self-destructive from acting on such ideations to their detriment, and from exposing the innocent bystanders, as it were, to possible physical danger,” Skowronski said.Skowronski sentenced him to two years in a penitentiary, followed by three years probation and a six-year driving ban.Dedeckere appealed the sentence, arguing Skowronski focused too heavily on denunciation and deterrence, and failed to consider his psychiatric issues and rehabilitation.The Court of Appeal agreed, saying the usual deference accorded a sentencing judge was not justified in this case.Skowronski, the Appeal Court said, blamed Dedeckere for wanting to kill himself without considering how his bipolar disorder and depression had impaired his judgment.“The sentencing judge determined that specific deterrence could only be met by a custodial term due to the appellant being chronically suicidal,” the Appeal Court said. “(But) specific deterrence has little relevance in the context of suicide, and general deterrence is a factor of decreased significance when sentencing those whose behaviour is driven by mental illness.”The upshot, the court found, was that the sentence was unfit.In re-sentencing him the Appeal Court noted that Dedeckere is now over 60, and alcohol and drugs played no role in the offence.“There was no dispute that his sole intention was to kill himself,” the Appeal Court said. “He is genuinely remorseful for what he did. He has a loving and supportive family including his wife, four children, and two grandchildren.”The Appeal Court sentenced Dedeckere to time served — the year he spent in prison — and two years probation.last_img read more

Steve Martin To Be Honored At Backstage At The Geffen Fundraiser

first_imgNext year’s eagerly awaited “Backstage at the Geffen” will honor The Walt Disney Studios Chairman, Alan F. Horn, with the Distinction in Service Award and multi-talented entertainer Steve Martin with the Distinction in Theater Award at the ninth annual fundraiser, slated for Saturday, March 22, 2014.The evening brings together prominent members of the artistic, entertainment, philanthropic and business communities to celebrate the accomplishments of industry leaders and raise funds to benefit the Geffen Playhouse’s artistic initiatives.Steve Carell hosts the irreverent evening of laughter, music and stories featuring personal “backstage” memories and songs by a cavalcade of stars preceding the award ceremony in the Gil Cates Theater. Honorary Co-Chairs are Robert Iger and Willow Bay and Ron and Kelly Meyer.Funds raised are earmarked for a host of Geffen Playhouse endeavors including new play development, playwright commissions, second productions and artistic risks, as well as the theater’s award-winning education and outreach programs, which help bring the excitement of live theater to more than 15,000 disadvantaged youth, seniors and veterans annually. Last year’s event raised over $1.2 million for these programs.“Backstage at the Geffen” title sponsor, City National Bank returns for the fifth year and is joined by presenting sponsors, Audi of America and Social.The Geffen Playhouse has been a hub of the Los Angeles theater scene since opening in 1995. Noted for its intimacy and celebrated for its world-renowned mix of classic and contemporary plays, provocative new works and second productions, the Geffen Playhouse continues to present a body of work that has garnered national recognition. Named in honor of entertainment mogul and philanthropist David Geffen, who made the initial donation to the theater, the company was founded by Gilbert Cates, and is currently helmed by Artistic Director Randell Arney, Managing Director Ken Novice, General Manager Behnaz Ataee, Chief Development Officer Regina Miller and newly elected Board Chairs, Martha Henderson and Pamela Robinson Hollander.Proudly associated with UCLA, the Geffen Playhouse welcomes an audience of more than 130,000 each year, and maintains an extensive education and outreach program, designed to engage young people and the community at large in the arts. Visit geffenplayhouse.com.Source:PR Newswirelast_img read more

Agadir to Host First Annual International Conference on Education Quality

Rabat – The city of Agadir will host the first annual international conference on education quality, from March 14-16 at the National School of Commerce and Management.Organized by the Ibn Zohr University, the conference will cover areas like education, including early childhood, primary, secondary, higher education, and vocational training contexts.According to organizers, this year’s theme of “Quality in Education: Local Needs, Global Challenges” has been adopted “to promote local needs and expectations while keeping up with a rapidly developing world.” The event’s agenda will focus on strategies for addressing both local educational needs and global educational challenges, through keynote sessions of prominent speakers and a variety of panel discussions from participants representing 21 countries from Africa, Europe, America, Asia, and North America.The conference will feature six keynote speakers, namely Professor Mohammed Aboussalah, Secretary General of the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training and Higher Education of Morocco; Professor Rached Boussema at the National Engineering School of Tunisia (ENIT) in the University of Tunis El Manar; Professor Tony Bertram, Honorary Director of the Centre for Research in Early Childhood in Birmingham, United Kingdom; Professor Alma Fleet, Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Studies of Macquarie University in Australia; Professor Chris Pascal (OBE), President and founding member of the European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA); and Professor Kenneth Bartlett, Associate Dean of Faculty Development and International Initiatives University of Minnesota in United States.“The conference successfully provides the opportunity for education leaders, researchers and practitioners to exchange visions and discuss the problems and challenges and to come up with scientific and practical recommendations that contribute to raising the quality of education,” Mustapha Aabi, President of Scientific Committee, said in a statement. read more

Draft political deal for Libyan parties is work in progress UN envoy

“This…chaos is what explains the dramas we have seen recently,” Bernardino León, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, told reporters in New York following his closed-door briefing to the Council.He said violence inside Libya was impacting the region in myriad ways: “death in the Mediterranean Sea, hundreds of migrants traveling to south Italy and other countries, the killing in the south of the country of 30 Ethiopian Christian by Daesh [Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant], together with other crimes and attacks by Daesh as ones happened recently on some embassies in Tripoli.”In this context, Mr. León said the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), which he heads and which has been facilitating a series of talks among the Libyan parties, had proposed some ideas in a draft agreement that has been sent to the stakeholders two days ago. “We have already [had] reactions from both parties, some of them are critical, some of them are negative and, of course, it is something we can expect in such complex process as it is the one in Libya, he explained. In an earlier press release, UNSMIL said the draft proposal seeks to create and develop middle ground on the more difficult and sensitive issues and outlines a vision for the remainder of the transitional period. The draft agreement is anchored in a number of key principles, including that of the inviolability of the democratic process and a clear separation of powers between the executive and legislative authorities, the Mission continued, adding that this as key to the proper functioning of Government and State, and to providing the necessary political guarantees to safeguard a future government of national accord and sufficiently empower it to address the huge challenges confronting Libya.“I explained to the Council that this is a draft so these negotiations are work in progress. We are in contact with the parties. We are listening to them, of course, and trying to understand how this draft can be improved and how we can reach this consensus we want as a political solution in Libya,” Mr. León told reporters, underscoring that: “We all know very well and the actors involved in the dialogue know very well that there is no military solution.”He went on to stress that the current fighting in the country is mainly affecting the political dialogue and intended to hamper the talks. “This is what both of these actors are trying to do and this is why I explained to the Security Council that we need to start with the security track as soon as possible, we are trying to start first meeting as soon as next week.” Explaining that the security track was the area on which no work had yet begun, Mr. León said UNSMIL would like to have face to face meetings as soon as possible on that issue. Tribal leaders should also start to meet soon, he added. As for his talks with the Council, he said the 15-member body had expressed its concerns, first of all regarding the timing. “The international community would like to see an agreement in Libya before Ramadan. Ramadan as you know starts on 17 June. This is the ideal framework and this is what I heard today in the Council.”He said that given the international community’s serious concerns about terrorism, about migration and other issues, “chaos in Libya is a huge problem for its own citizens but it is also a huge problem for the international community.” read more

How the Thunder Won Game 4

On Tuesday night, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder tipped things back in their direction, cruising past the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 and leveling the NBA’s Western Conference finals, 2-2. Westbrook was at his aggressive, pinballing best. But the most eye-popping number of the night might not have been among those on his 40-point, 10-assist, five-steal stat line; it may have been the Thunder’s 21-0 edge in fast-break points.An enormous edge like that usually implies a turnover-laden performance by one team, but the Spurs only turned the ball over 13 times, or on 12.7 percent of their offensive possessions. That’s identical to their turnover percentage in the rest of the playoffs. But in Game 4, those turnovers turned into nearly twice as many fast-break points as the Spurs had allowed per game in the playoffs.Why? Not all turnovers are the same. A live-ball turnover, such as steal, tends to give the offense an opportunity to attack a defense that is short a defender or two and out of position. A dead-ball turnover, such as an offensive foul, allows the defense to get all five of its players into position. This difference is significant: Research by Jacob Frankel at Hickory-High (using data from NBAwowy.com) found that NBA teams this season had an effective field goal rate of 61.5 percent on possessions after a live-ball turnover, compared to 46.5 percent after a dead-ball turnover.Again looking at NBAwowy, we can see that just 54.2 percent of the Spurs’ turnovers this season were on steals. But Tuesday night against the Thunder, 12 of the Spurs’ 13 turnovers were caused by steals.San Antonio Spurs Turnovers per  GameIt wasn’t just steals that led to those transition opportunities. The Thunder had eight blocks in the game, many of which turned into transition opportunities (blocked shots count as field goal attempts, not turnovers).One game and 13 turnovers is a small sample size, but some of the Spurs’ struggles appeared to come in the pick-and-roll. According to mySynergySports, the Spurs pick-and-roll ball handlers turned the ball over four times on 19 plays — a turnover rate of 21 percent; the Spurs turned the ball over on just 14 percent of pick-and-roll possessions across the entire season.Athletic and aggressive, the Thunder can be incredibly disruptive on defense, quickly converting those disruptions into efficient offensive opportunities. Before Game 4, the Spurs had mostly short-circuited that ability with precise execution. Not so Tuesday night. read more

Charles and camilla hit the beach amid plastic pollution drive

The Duke and Duchess take part in a plastic pollution project The Duchess of Cornwall shakes sand from her shoes before getting into a helicopter The Duchess of Cornwall kicked off her shoes and felt the sand beneath her feet when she joined the Prince of Wales on an Irish beach to highlight the scourge of plastic pollution.Camilla quickly removed her two-inch heels when the couple walked onto Derrynane beach to hear about the work of local schoolchildren collecting waste from the shore.Charles told his wife “you’ll get sand in your shoes” when she later slipped them back on her stocking feet.Before getting into a helicopter, which had brought the royals to the stunning south-west Irish coastline, she could be seen shaking the sand from her footwear.Nearby was the home of the celebrated 19th century campaigner Daniel O’Connell, who had championed Catholic emancipation and was a leading figure in the fight to abolish slavery. The Duchess of Cornwall shakes sand from her shoes before getting into a helicopterCredit:PA “Things like anti-slavery, universal rights, talking about the suffrage movement celebrating their hundred years recently, he was one of the early proponents of a lot of those movements. “The peaceful element was critically what he was about.”The beach-combing event featuring the schoolchildren was organised by Sea Synergy, a marine awareness body. It had collected an array of plastic objects from flip-flops and bottles to a salad pot from Macedonia, which they showed to the royals.Charles and Camilla later went on a short walk across the sands and enjoyed the views across the small cove.Sea Synergy founder Lucy Hunt said about Charles: “He said everywhere he goes he sees plastic and spends his life picking up plastic.”He praised the work we do and said there needs to be more awareness.” The Duke and Duchess take part in a plastic pollution projectCredit:PA The heir to his throne and his wife toured the mansion and met descendants of the lawyer and statesman whose beliefs have influenced successive world figures.Rickard O’Connell, the campaigner’s great-great-great-grandson, said about the royal visit: “It means an awful lot. There have been periods when his legacy wasn’t as recognised or kept alive through different periods but I think more and more there’s a real recognition how relevant he is today. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

Strong Serbian finish against Poland

Serbia beat Poland 33:26 (13:14) in the first match of Group A in Nantes at Women’s EHF EURO 2018. Lekic and girls struggling in the first half, but after 14:16 in 33 minutes led by captain Katarina Krpez Slezak, Serbian team made spectacular finish of the match with 12:4 series (26:20) to take first two points which will be probably enough to secure Main Round…SERBIA – POLAND 33:26 (13:14)Serbia: Tomašević, Čolić – Radosavljević 3, Krpez Slezak 11, Lekić 3, Lavko 5, T.Radojević 3, Pop-Lazić 1, Vukajlović, Stoiljković 5, Cvijić 2.Poland: Gawlik, Płaczek – Łabuda 4, Kobylińska 3, Grzyb 5, Matuszczyk, Kudłacz-Gloc 6, Janiszewska 1, Zych 2, Drabik,  Wołoszyk, Lisewska 1, Kochaniak, Achruk 4. Women’s EHF EURO 2018 ← Previous Story Russian partybreakers at Women’s EHF EURO 2018 start Next Story → VIDEO: Danish revenge for WCh 2017 and “stupid way to lose” read more

Research project creates worlds smallest 3D printer

first_imgAn affordable 3D printer that can be used at home is one step closer to reality thanks to Markus Hatzenbichler and Klaus Stadlmann from the Vienna University of Technology’s Institute of Materials Science and Technology. The pair have created a prototype for the world’s smallest 3D printer. 3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology that works by laying down additional layers of material to produce an object.Printing occurs in a small tub filled with a synthetic resin that hardens when it is exposed to intense beams of light. How these beams of light are exposed to the resin is controlled by the printer hardware and as each layer hardens the next layer can be attached to it.Now people shouldn’t assume that a 3D printer is the answer for making bulk items since the cost of doing so would be high compared to more traditional methods. Where 3D printers do have the advantage is in making custom individual items such as spare parts.The new prototype 3D printer, which is no bigger than the size of a milk carton, can make objects with a great deal of precision thanks to the printer’s high resolution. This is attributed to the light emitting diodes (LEDs) used by the printer which are a twentieth of a millimeter thick.The new 3D printer is considered a steal at 1,200 Euros which is about $1,700. Stadlmann believes that their printer can be made even smaller and if produced in large quantities the price of it will decrease.Read more at the Vienna University of Technology and Micro Printer information pagelast_img read more

Watch the Minecraft documentary for free on Xbox Live this Saturday

first_imgRegardless of whether you play games or not, it’s likely you’ve heard the name Minecraft spoken, seen it in news articles, game features, or even on TV. The game is a phenomenon, and there’s ongoing interest in both Minecraft and its creator Markus Persson, who is just as well known under the name of Notch.So it’s not surprising to find that someone has taken the time to create a Minecraft documentary entitled Minecraft: The Story of Mojang. 2 Player Productions is set to release it at the end of this week to buy or rent after receiving $210,297 of funding to make it through a Kickstarter campaign.If you missed that Kickstarter or are short of cash, don’t worry. If you live in the US, UK, France, Germany, Australia, or New Zealand, you can watch it for free via Xbox Live (with a Gold account) this Saturday, December 22.After that you’ll be able to purchase the DVD worldwide through Fangamer, or buy/rent a DRM-free version through Redux from December 23. Pricing has yet to be confirmed.As to what the documentary will cover, it seems to focus as much on Notch as the game itself and the Kickstarter preview video above gives you a good idea about what to expect. It follows him from last year when Minecraft got popular and he very quickly became a famous figure in the gaming community. It will also touch on his games studio Mojang, which continues to develop Minecraft for its growing player base.As indie success stories go, Notch is right up there with the best of them, and this is bound to be an interesting watch.last_img read more

Delayed timebomblike Ask toolbar installs are another reason Java sucks

first_imgNeed another reason to hate Java, other than all those horrible security flaws? How about the sneaky, delayed installation it initiates for the Ask toolbar?Just about everyone with a Windows computer has seen the dialog box above at least once. I can’t even hazard a guess as to how many times I’ve seen it in my decade-plus as a service technician, but I know it’s far greater than the number of times I ever wanted to see it (which is zero). It’s annoying enough that Oracle continues to make the Ask toolbar install an opt-out, nudging inattentive users into unwittingly letting the horrid software burrow its way into their browsers.It gets worse, however. Even if you’re savvy enough to realize that you accidentally left the box checked and head immediately to the add/remove programs screen on your computer, there’s a good chance you won’t see the Ask toolbar listed. Why? Because the installer idles for ten minutes — like some kind of software timebomb — before it springs into action.Benjamin Edelman has been keeping tabs on software privacy violations for years, and he’s been paying particular attention to the Ask.com toolbar and IAC — the Internet advertising team responsible for it —  for nearly eight years. For nearly a decade, IAC has been thumbing its nose at the netiquitte and privacy guidelines drawn up by everyone from Google to the FTC.How, in good conscience, can Oracle keep itself aligned with a company that behaves this way? Oracle is supposed to be a supplier of enterprise-grade hardware and software solutions. It’s got an estimated market value of more than $160 billion. You’d think a desire to keep its reputation relatively clean would — if nothing else — prompt Oracle to get rid of the pre-checked default.Furthering the downright sleazy goals of software like the Ask toolbar casts an even gloomier pall on a company that should be working to shine itself up after taking a rather public beating over security failings.via ZDnet and Ben Edelmanlast_img read more

NOW HIRING 10 New Job Openings In Wilmington

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are some of the newest job openings in Wilmington:Full-Time Front Office Specialist at ConcentraFull-Time Sales & Client Service Representative at Cochrane VentilationFull-Time Account Executive 3 at ComcastFull-Time Wireless Retail Sales Associate at SprintFull-Time Food Service Director at Advinia CareFull-Time Manufacturing Technician (Electrical) at AMETEKFull-Time Supervisor of Quality & Documentation Control at Spectra Medical DevicesPart-Time General Laborer at Pepsi Co.Full-Time Software Engineer at Locus RoboticsFull-Time Recruiter at Verizon(NOTE: Wilmington businesses — Feel free to send me your job postings at wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedNOW HIRING: 10 New Job Openings In WilmingtonIn “Business”NOW HIRING: 10 New Job Openings In WilmingtonIn “Business”NOW HIRING: 10 Job Openings In WilmingtonIn “Business”last_img read more

Thames Water 2OC will deliver power from Londons fatbergs

first_img Explore further Wastewater and water services provider, Thames Water, has signed a 20 year agreement with 2OC. That plant is set to produce 130 Gigawatt hours (GWh) a year of renewable electricity, enough to run 39,000 average-sized homes. (130 GWh is equivalent to the amount of electricity used by 39,394 households in a year based on an average household consumption. Thames Water will buy 75 GWh of this output to run its sewage works and a desalination plant. Remaining power will be available for the national energy supply grid. Other fuel sources include oil wastes from food manufacturers, processors and tallow.Andrew Mercer, chief executive of 2OC, said that when Thames does not need the output, it will be made available to the grid. The power, he said, “will be sourced, generated and used in London by Londoners.” Mercer told the BBC that there would be no smoke and no smell. The plant should be up and running by 2015.Thames water each year removes 80,000 blockages in 109,000km of sewers. Clearing these blockages costs £1 million a month. Credit: Blue Sky Biofuels (Phys.org) —From fish and chips to pork pies, some of London’s tastiest foods create unappetizing and costly fat and oil buildups in drains. These fatbergs, as they are dubbed, end up in the city sewers system. A fatberg is a hefty clump of congealed fat and cooking oil, but also intertwined with other materials passing through the sewers. Leaders at two companies have a plan that, while not making lemonade out of lemons, will do even better, making energy out of leftover fat. Fat and oil from restaurants and build-ups in drains will find re-use as a result of an ambitious plan, it was announced on Sunday. The grease will be fed into what is claimed to be the world’s largest fat-fueled power station, at Beckton in east London, to be run by energy company, 2OC. Britain unveils desalination plant for London reservoirscenter_img © 2013 Phys.org Citation: Thames Water, 2OC will deliver power from London’s fatbergs (2013, April 9) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2013-04-thames-2oc-power-london-fatbergs.html This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more

DPR ready for Centre for Innovation and Societal Applications Centre for Public

first_imgKolkata: In a sincere effort to make cutting edge research on science and technology directly to benefit society and the masses, Calcutta University has decided to come up with a Centre for Innovation and Societal Applications (CenSISA). The University will also come up with a Centre for Public Humanities (CPH) to encourage research-related activities on humanities which are innovative, transparent and accessible to the public.”We have already prepared a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on the activities to be taken up in these two centres. We are getting Rs 50 crore under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) which will be utilised for setting up these Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: Mamatacentres,” said Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee, Vice-Chancellor of Calcutta University.According to a senior official of Calcutta University, the CenSISA Centre is aimed at addressing a number of areas that includes development of hardware and software tools for supporting health and education, green technology for pollution control, renewable energy, smart grids, energy harvesting, energy storage, effect of technological development on human health, food security and water resource management, disaster prediction and management and mathematical and statistical modeling. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in state”The universities usually use RUSA funds for individual research projects taken up by professors or research scholars. But we have arrived at a consensus to set up two permanent centres which will be an asset for the future generation,” the official added. According to the DPR prepared by the University, the objective of the centre for supporting health and education will concentrate on developing technical tools that will support rural health practitioners who provide vital support to the community at the primary level. It will also focus on the development of a standalone system that will provide health diagnosis, monitoring and support at remote and rural areas. The Green Technology Centre will lay emphasis on chemical and biological sensor development for the detection and monitoring of pollutants. “We need to have continuous upgrading of the systems that control earth, water and air pollution for sustainable development,” an official said. The Centre for Renewable Energy, Smart Grid, will make a comprehensive effort to address the looming problem of the consumption of fossil fuels with depletion of global reserves of oil and coal. In the sphere of Food Security, the university will do research in the areas of sustainable management of food waste and the monitoring and contamination control of water bodies. Water harvesting and developing novel methods of water purification will also be another focus area. The two centres have already received the approval of the RUSA director and Rs 15 crore has already been released. The convergence of a number of departments in science, bio science and technology will be involved in the research activities of CenSISA. “The domain of digital humanities, disaster studies, the study of new technology will bring close collaboration between the two centres,” Banerjee maintained.last_img read more

The Arizona Cardinals have clinched their second c

first_imgThe Arizona Cardinals have clinched their second consecutive playoff berth as well as the NFC West title and a first-round bye, but there is still one thing left to play for. The top seed in the NFC is still up for grabs due to Carolina’s first loss of the season Sunday to the Atlanta Falcons, meaning the Cardinals would earn homefield advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a week 17 victory along with a Panthers’ loss. With that, here’s a look at the NFC playoff picture as the NFL heads into Week 17. Wild Card RoundNo. 3 seed: NFC North champion Green Bay Packers (10-5)Would host No. 6 seed SeahawksNext Game: Jan. 3 vs. Minnesota Vikings (9-5)No. 4 seed: NFC East champion Washington Redskins (8-7)Would host No. 5 seed VikingsNext Game: Jan. 3 at Dallas Cowboys (4-11)No. 5 seed: Wild Card team Minnesota Vikings (10-5)Would visit No. 4 seed RedskisNext Game: Jan. 3 at Green Bay Packers (10-5)No. 6 seed: Wild Card team Seattle Seahawks (9-6)Would visit No. 3 seed PackersNext Game: Jan. 3 at Arizona Cardinals (13-2) (All six NFC playoff teams are set) Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact On the Bubble Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling  First-Round ByesNo. 1 overall seed: NFC South champion Carolina Panthers (14-1)Would host lowest winning seed from Wild Card RoundNext Game: Jan. 3 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-9)No. 2 overall seed: NFC West champion Arizona Cardinals (13-2)Would host highest winning seed from Wild Card RoundNext Game: Jan. 3 vs. Seattle Seahawks (9-6) 0 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retireslast_img read more

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