Sunday’s early games included two with significant playoff implications. The 49ers reclaimed a level of control over the NFC with a thrilling 48-46 victory over the Saints, while the Ravens clinched a playoff spot with a 24-17 victory over the Bills.
The Seahawks could overtake the 49ers in the conference standings with a win Sunday night over the Rams on Sunday night. But the 49ers would win the division if they win their remaining three games, including a Week 17 matchup in Seattle.
Here’s a few more implications for the remaining games:
Note: X denotes a team that has clinched a playoff berth, Z shows a team that has clinched its division, and Y indicates a team that has secured a first-round bye. An asterisk shows home-field advantage.
Next up: vs. New York Jets (Week 15)
Next up: vs. Kansas City
Next up: at New England
Next up: at Tennessee (Week 15)
Next up: at Pittsburgh (Week 15)
Next up: at Arizona
Next up: vs. Atlanta (Week 15)
Next up: vs. Chicago (Week 15)
Next up: vs. Indianapolis (Week 15)
Next up: vs L.A. Rams (Week 15)
Next up: at L.A. Rams
Next up: at Los Angeles Chargers (Week 15)