A look at Cowboys' 2012 schedule

IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys can finish first, second or third in the NFC East, depending on what happens Sunday against the New York Giants.

Win and the Cowboys will win the division and clinch a playoff spot. Lose and also see Philadelphia drop its finale to Washington and the Cowboys finish second. Lose and see Philadelphia beat Washington and the Cowboys finish third.

So if you’re wondering who the Cowboys will face next year, in addition to the division foes, here goes:

Home – New Orleans, Tampa, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Green Bay (if first), Detroit (if second) or Chicago (if third).

Away – Atlanta, Carolina, Baltimore, Cincinnati and San Francisco (if first), Seattle or Arizona. The Cardinals and Seahawks are 7-8 entering the final week.