New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Craig Robertson (52) celebrates recovering a fumble after Saints cornerback Chris Banjo (31) caused Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kaelin Clay (12) to fumble in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017.
Philadelphia Eagles' LeGarrette Blount (29) scores a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Philadelphia,. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) ORG XMIT: NYOTK
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) celebrates with teammates after catching a 15-yard touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn) ORG XMIT: MNCN1
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) runs from Minnesota Vikings middle linebacker Eric Kendricks (54) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) scores a touch down against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ORG XMIT: GAMS112
The Saints took a huge stride toward their postseason aspirations Sunday with a 31-21 victory over their division rival Carolina Panthers. See below for the current National Football Conference playoff picture.