If the playoffs started today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would win the NFC South division and secure a spot in the playoffs.
The Bucs are 7-4 on the season and own a two-game lead in the NFC South division race with five games remaining in the 2007 regular season.
The Bucs will travel to New Orleans to take on the 5-6 Saints in the Louisiana Superdome on Sunday. In the meantime, PewterReport.com will keep Tampa Bay fans updated on how the Bucs fit into the NFC playoff picture as the regular season winds down.
NFC PLAYOFF PICTURE
DALLAS 10-1 (NFC East)
Remaining Schedule: Green Bay, @ Detroit, Philadelphia, @ Carolina, @ Washington
Green Bay 10-1 (NFC North)
Remaining Schedule: @ Dallas, Oakland, @ St. Louis, @ Chicago, Detroit
Seattle 7-4 (NFC West)
Remaining Schedule: @ Philadelphia, Arizona, @ Carolina, Baltimore, @ Atlanta
Tampa Bay 7-4 (NFC South)
Remaining Schedule: @ New Orleans, @ Houston, Atlanta, @ San Francisco, Carolina
New York Giants 7-4
Remaining Schedule: @ Chicago, @ Philadelphia, Washington, @ Buffalo, New England
Detroit Lions 6-5
Remaining Schedule: @ Minnesota, Dallas, @San Diego, Kansas City, @ Green Bay
OUTSIDE LOOKING IN
Remaining Schedule: Cleveland, @ Seattle, @ New Orleans, Atlanta, St. Louis
Chicago Bears 5-6
Remaining Schedule: New York Giants, @ Washington, @ Minnesota, Green Bay, New Orleans
Minnesota Vikings 5-6
Remaining Schedule: Detroit, @ San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, @ Denver
New Orleans Saints 5-6
Remaining Schedule: Tampa Bay, @ Atlanta, Arizona, Philadelphia, @ Chicago
Remaining Schedule: Seattle, New York Giants, @ Dallas, @ New Orleans, Buffalo
Remaining Schedule: Buffalo, Chicago, @ New York Giants, @ Minnesota, Dallas
Carolina Panthers 4-7
Remaining Schedule: San Francisco, @ Jacksonville, Seattle, Dallas, @ Tampa Bay
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