NFC Playoff Picture

NFC Playoffs Picture: Quick Stats

12/31/12 in NFL   |   GeorgeMon   |   159 respect

Dec 30, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws a pass under pressure in the second half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome. Tampa Bay won 22-17. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports
The Atlanta Falcons finished the season as the No. 1 seed and tied for the best record in the NFL

Atlanta Falcons
Record: 13-3
Playoffs: No. 1 seed
First round: Bye
Losses: New Orleans, Tampa Bay Carolina
Record vs. Playoff teams: 2-0—Denver, Washington
Last 5: 3-2

December 30, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) is congratulated by head coach Jim Harbaugh after rushing for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park. The 49ers defeated the Cardinals 27-13. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers are ready for redemption after last years brutal playoff loss

San Francisco 49ers
Record: 11-4-1
Playoffs: No. 2 seed
First round: Bye
Losses: Minnesota, New York Giants, St. Louis, Seattle
Record vs. Playoff teams: 3-2—Minnesota, Green Bay, Seattle 2x, New England
Last 5: 3-2

Dec 30, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) sits on the ground after getting sacked by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen (69) in the second quarter at the Metrodome. The Vikings win 37-34. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports
The Green Bay Packers will face the Vikings for the third time in a six week span.

Green Bay Packers
Record: 11-5
Playoffs: No. 3 seed
First round: Vs. Minnesota Vikings
Losses: San Francisco, Seattle, Indianapolis, New York Giants, Minnesota
Record vs. Playoff teams: 2-4—San Francisco, Seattle, Indianapolis, Houston, Minnesota 2x
Last 5: 4-1

December 30, 2012; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (46) celebrates with Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) after scoring a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter at FedEx Field. The Redskins won 28-18. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
RGIII was at the head of a fantastic rookie class that saw three QB's make the playoffs.
Washington Redskins:
Record: 10-6
Playoffs: No. 4 seed
First round: Vs. Seattle Seahawks
Losses: St. Louis, Cincinnati, Atlanta, New York, Pittsburgh, Carolina,
Record vs. Playoff teams: 2-2—Cincinnati, Atlanta, Minnesota, Baltimore
Last 5: 5-0

Dec 30, 2012, Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) takes a snap against the St. Louis Rams during the second quarter at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
Seattle finished the season strong by winning seven of their last eight games

Seattle Seahawks
Record: 11-5
Playoffs: No. 5 seed
First round: At Washington Redskins
Losses: Arizona, St. Louis, San Francisco, Detroit, Miami,
Record vs. Playoff teams: 4-1—Green Bay, New England, Minnesota, San Francisco 2x
Last 5: 5-0

Dec 30, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Jenkins (84) celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Christian Ponder (7) during the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers at the Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Packers 37-34. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings faced seven playoffs teams this season and went 3-4 overall.

Minnesota Vikings
Record: 10-6
Playoffs: No. 6 seed
First round: At Green Bay
Losses: Indianapolis, Washington, Tampa Bay, Seattle, Chicago, Green Bay
Record vs. Playoff teams: 3-4—Indianapolis, San Francisco, Washington, Seattle, Green Bay 2x, Houston
Last 5: 4-1
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