With tonight's kickoff not until 8:30, there are plenty of other games to check out beforehand which will impact the NFC playoff picture ...
Panthers at Falcons, 1 p.m. - The Panthers are already in the playoffs and clinch the NFC South as well as a first-round bye with a win or a New Orleans loss. The Panthers secure the No. 1 seed with a win, a Seahawks loss and a 49ers win.
49ers at Cardinals, 4:25 p.m. - The 49ers are already in the playoffs. San Francisco can win the NFC West and a first-round bye with a win and a Seahawks loss. The 49ers can get the No. 1 seed with a win, a Seahawks loss and a Panthers loss. Arizona is the only team on the outside looking in that can get a Wild Card berth. They need to win and the Saints to lose.
Packers at Bears, 4:25 p.m. - Just like the Eagles-Cowboys. Winner takes the NFC North. Loser polishes the golf clubs.
Bucs at Saints, 4:25 p.m. - Saints clinch the NFC South and a first-round bye with a win and a Panthers loss. The Saints clinch a playoff berth with a win or a Cardinals loss.
Rams at Seahawks, 4:25 p.m. - Seattle has a playoff spot, but they get the NFC West title and homefield advantage throughout the playoffs with a win or a 49ers loss.