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There are two teams in the NFC that wouldn't make the playoffs if they started today, but still have a shot. They are the 7-4 Green Bay Packers and 7-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Right now, the Buccaneers hold an advantage over the Packers based on conference record, but that'll even out.
With the Buccaneers' loss to the Ravens on Sunday, there's basically no way they can win the NFC South. They trail the Falcons and Saints, having also lost to both of those teams. It'll be easier for them to overtake the Giants for the final Wild Card spot, and right now they trail them based on records against common opponents.
The Buccaneers tried their best to knock off the first-place Ravens on the road, but it just didn't work out. They scored a touchdown with three minutes left to cut a 14-point deficit to seven, but that's as close as they'd get.
Josh Freeman didn't have a strong game for Tampa Bay, as he only went 17-of-37 passing, and no rusher or receiver went for over 55 yards.
The Buccaneers will have to find a way to stay in the race on Sunday by facing the Falcons at home, where if they win, they'd close within a game with the Saints in between.
The Packers, on the other hand, lost a tough game in Atlanta. They kept tying the score, but eventually the Falcons won on a game-winning field goal, 20-17, dropping the Packers to 7-4.
The Packers trail the Bears in their division by one game, and they lost to them in Chicago this season. They have big games to finish the season against the Giants, with whom they are tied in the Wild Card race, and the Bears, both at home.
Buccaneers record: 7-4
Conference record: 5-2
Key remaining games: vs. ATL, at NO
Packers record: 7-4
Conference record: 5-3
Key remaining games: vs. NYG, vs. CHI