The Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, and San Francisco 49ers all play their games at 3:25 p.m. in Central. already decided.
The Vikings will host the wild card game as the second or third seed. It doesn’t climb higher or lower than that. Because of this, their game won’t matter as much as the others and they’ll get an early Sunday slot.
The 49ers are on a nine-game winning streak and are at home against the struggling Cardinals. A win means they’re no worse than the second seed, and if the Eagles lose, they’ll get a bye week. Even if the Vikings lose in the early timeframe, they will lose and he will finish second.
A win would give the Eagles the number one seed. If they lose, they could be the 1st, 2nd or 5th seed, depending on other outcomes. Winning SF, losing to Dallas and placing 2nd or 5th Winning Dallas and losing 5th place Losing to Dallas and losing to SF also taking 1st place.
The Cowboys are the 5th seed unless the Eagles lose. If the Eagles lose, a win for Dallas means the No. 1 seed or No. 2 seed. 1st place if SF also loses. If Dallas lost, they would keep him in fifth place and travel to Tampa Bay for the wild card round.