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NFC playoff scenarios for Week 17

(Tom Hauck/Getty Images) The Seattle Seahawks can clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a win. (Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

The San Francisco 49ers became the third NFC team to secure a playoff spot with their win over the Falcons. Here's what is at stake for them -- and the rest of the teams in the postseason mix -- in Week 17:

Seattle Seahawks (12-3)

• Would clinch NFC West and home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a win or tie, or San Francisco loss or tie.

Carolina Panthers (11-4)

• Would clinch NFC South and a first-round bye with a win or tie, or a New Orleans loss or tie.

• Would clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a win, Seattle loss and San Francisco win.

Philadelphia Eagles (9-6)

• Would clinch NFC East and the No. 3 seed with a win or tie.

Chicago Bears (8-7)

• Would clinch NFC North and the No. 4 seed with a win or tie.

• Would clinch NFC North and the No. 3 seed with a win, and Dallas win or tie.

San Francisco 49ers (11-4)

• Would clinch NFC West and a first-round bye with a win and Seattle loss.

• Would clinch West and home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a win, Seattle loss, and Carolina loss or tie.

New Orleans Saints (10-5)

• Would clinch a playoff spot with a win or a loss by Arizona, or a tie and an Arizona loss or tie.

• Would clinch NFC South and a first-round bye with a win and Carolina loss.

Arizona Cardinals (10-5)

• Would clinch a playoff spot with a win or tie and New Orleans loss.

Dallas Cowboys (8-7)

• Would clinch NFC East and the No. 4 seed with a win.

• Would clinch NFC East and the No. 3 seed with a win and Chicago loss.

Green Bay Packers (7-7-1)

• Would clinch NFC North and the No. 4 seed with a win.

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