It took until Week 15 of the 2021 season, but a team has finally clinched a playoff berth, and it happens to come from the NFC. Of course, that very team is the Green Bay Packers, who clinched the NFC North title with a 31-30 win over the Baltimore Ravens. How does the rest of the playoff picture look in the NFC after the Packers’ huge win?
Here is the NFC playoff picture after Week 15.
NFC Playoff Picture: NFL Division Standings after Week 15
Dallas CowboysPhiladelphia EaglesWashington Football TeamNew York Giants
Green Bay PackersMinnesota VikingsChicago BearsDetroit Lions
Tampa Bay BuccaneersNew Orleans SaintsAtlanta FalconsCarolina Panthers
Arizona CardinalsLos Angeles RamsSan Francisco 49ersSeattle Seahawks
The Packers already clinched a playoff berth, and the Cardinals continued skidding down the standings.
Matchups if the NFL Playoffs started today
Here’s what the NFL Playoffs would look like on the NFC side of the bracket if the season were to end today.
(1) Green Bay Packers – First round bye(2) Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings(3) Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. San Francisco 49ers(4) Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams
Teams on the bubble:
(8) Philadelphia Eagles(9) New Orleans Saints(10) Washington Football Team(11) Atlanta Falcons(12) Carolina Panthers(13) Seattle Seahawks(14) New York GiantsNFL Playoff format: How many teams make the postseason?
This season, much like last year, seven teams will be eligible to make the NFL Playoffs from each conference.