Originally posted on ajc.com  |  Last updated 12/24/11
Falcons cheerleader Brandy. FLOWERY BRANCH – Here the two trifectas that could lead to the Falcons clinching a playoff berth before their NFC South showdown with the Saints on Monday night.     Dallas loss or tie plus a Chicago loss or tie plus an Arizona loss or tie OR     New York Giants loss or tie plus Chicago loss or tie plus an Arizona loss or tie.  Here’s are the matchups:    New York Giants (7-7) at New York Jets (8-6) at 1 p.m. today.      Arizona (7-7) at Cincinnati (8-6) at 1 p.m. today.    Philadelphia (6-8) at Dallas (8-6) at 4:15 p.m. today.     Chicago (7-7) at Green Bay (13-1) at 8:20 Sunday. HERE ARE THE PLAYOFF SCENARIOS FOR WEEK 16. NFC CLINCHED: Green Bay – NFC North and first-round bye                       San Francisco – NFC West                       New Orleans – playoff spot ATLANTA FALCONS Atlanta clinches a playoff spot with: 1)    ATL win or tie OR 2)    DAL loss or tie + CHI loss or tie + ARI loss or tie OR 3)    NYG loss or tie + CHI loss or …
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