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The San Francisco 49ers did their allotment, a hit a wild shootout forty eight-Forty six on Sunday towards the Unusual Orleans Saints. The team might maybe maybe even like clinched a playoff location with a Los Angeles Rams loss, but regaining the lead in the NFC West and forgoing the postseason lock one other week used to be potentially extra main.
That is precisely what came about after the Rams beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-12 on Sunday night. Seattle fell to 10-three, allowing the eleven-2 49ers to procure the division and conference lead.
The Seahawks tumble again all the vogue down to the No. 5 seed in the NFC playoff standings while the Green Bay Packers rob over the No. 2 seed from Seattle.
San Francisco has three extra games perfect on its agenda, including a compulsory Week 17 road matchup towards the Seahawks. Subsequent up will more than probably be again-to-again dwelling games towards the Atlanta Falcons and the Los Angeles Rams sooner than that point out to CenturyLink Arena.
NFC division leaders with bye weeks
1 Seed: San Francisco 49ers (eleven-2)
2 Seed: Green Bay Packers (10-three)
NFC division leaders in the Wildcard spherical
three Seed: Unusual Orleans Saints (10-three)
four Seed: Dallas Cowboys (6-7)
5 Seed: Seattle Seahawks (10-three)
6 Seed: Minnesota Vikings (9-four)