NFC Playoff Race: Seahawks now on pace for No. 3 seed

All of the sudden, the Seattle Seahawks can see the top of the mountain in the NFC Playoff race, currently occupied by the reigning conference champions. This past week represented a seismic shift across the conference, coinciding with a major slide by the San Francisco 49ers, who have now lost three games in a row. Thanks to San Francisco’s ongoing implosion and a close win over the Cleveland Browns, Seattle is now on pace for the No. 3 seed in the NFC.

Here are the full conference standings following Week 8’s games.

1. Philadelphia Eagles (7-1)

2. Detroit Lions (6-2)

3. Seattle Seahawks (5-2)

4. Dallas Cowboys (5-2)

5. San Francisco 49ers (5-3)

6. Atlanta Falcons (4-4)

7. Minnesota Vikings (4-4)

8. New Orleans Saints (4-4)

9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4)

10. Los Angeles Rams (3-5)

11. Washington Commanders (3-5)

12. Green Bay Packers (3-5)

13. New York Giants (2-6)

14. Chicago Bears (2-6)

15. Carolina Panthers (1-6)

16. Arizona Cardinals (1-7)

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