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