Fumbling Falcons Football

File- This Dec. 27, 2017, file photo shows Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) fumbling the ball on a run against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game, in Atlanta. Mistakes, including costly fumbles by Devonta Freeman in last week's loss at New Orleans, red zone woes and third-down problems have hurt the Atlanta Falcons all season and left the team needing a win over Carolina on Sunday to guarantee a playoff spot. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File) 

David Goldman

As the Saints take on Tampa Bay with a chance to clinch the NFC South with a win, other games played at the same time will have a bearing on the Saints, as well as the playoff picture at large.

Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons

At stake for the Saints: A Carolina loss would clinch the NFC South for New Orleans, regardless of the outcome of the Saints game.

At stake for Carolina: Could claim NFC South with win and loss by Saints.

At stake for Atlanta: Could clinch playoff berth with win or Seattle loss.


Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks

At stake for Seattle: Could clinch payoff berth with win and Atlanta loss.


San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams