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Saints Playoff Scenarios

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Again, I'm sure most of you are aware of the situation but in case you aren't, here is the playoff situation for the Saints, courtesy of the NFL:

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

New Orleans clinches homefield advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

IF MINNESOTA BEATS CHICAGO

   1) NO win or tie OR

   2) MIN loss or tie

IF CHICAGO BEATS MINNESOTA

  • New Orleans clinches homefield advantage.
  • To sum it up, if the Vikings lose tonight the NFC Championship game goes through New Orleans (should the Saints make it). If the Vikings win, the Saints must win/tie against Carolina to clinch home field advantage throughout. 

    Since so much of this hinges on the Vikings, there will be an open thread for the Vikings/Bears game tonight right here on Da Chronic for all of those who will be watching and want to talk about the game.