Join us Sunday morning for the lists of inactives from the Falcons-Panthers game and the game between Tampa Bay and Philadelphia. I’ll have one eye on the field at Bank of America Stadium and the other on a television to watch the Bucs and Eagles.
Also, let’s run through a quick review of the clinching scenarios for the Falcons, who already have won the NFC South. Atlanta can clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a win, plus a Chicago loss or tie and a San Francisco loss.
There also three ways the Falcons can clinch a first-round bye. They can do it with a win, plus a loss or tie by Chicago and a loss or tie by Green Bay. They also can get the first-round bye with a win plus a San Francisco loss. The third scenario is an Atlanta tie plus losses by Chicago and Green Bay.