Week 14 is nearly complete, and the NFL playoff picture is gaining more focus.
More specifically, looking at the NFC race after Sunday's action: the Philadelphia Eagles remained the No. 1 seed and clinched a playoff berth after beating their NFC East division-rival New York Giants, while the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Detroit Lions but stayed at No. 2. The San Francisco 49ers won for the sixth game in a row despite losing WR Deebo Samuel, beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who hold the fourth spot and the NFC South lead with a 6-7 record.
The Dallas Cowboys (win), Washington Commanders (bye) and Giants (loss) round out the wild card spots.
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Here are the NFC playoff standings (x-clinched playoff berth):
X – 1. Philadelphia Eagles (12-1), NFC East leaders.
Remaining schedule: at Bears, at Cowboys, vs. Saints, vs. Giants
2. Minnesota Vikings (10-3), NFC North leaders.
Remaining schedule: vs. Colts, vs. Giants, at Packers, at Bears
3. San Francisco 49ers (9-4), NFC West leaders.
Remaining schedule: at Seahawks, vs. Commanders, at Raiders, vs. Cardinals
4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-7), NFC South leaders.
Remaining schedule: vs. Bengals, at Cardinals, vs. Panthers, at Falcons
5. Dallas Cowboys (10-3), wild card No. 1.
Remaining schedule: at Jaguars, vs. Eagles, at Titans, at Commanders
6. Washington Commanders (7-5-1), wild card No. 2.
Remaining schedule: vs. Giants, at 49ers, vs. Browns, vs. Cowboys
7. New York Giants (7-5-1), wild card No. 3.
Remaining schedule: at Commanders, at Vikings, vs. Colts, at Eagles
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: NFC standings, playoff picture: Eagles clinch after Week 14 games