How 49ers tie impacts NFC playoff race

How 49ers tie impacts NFC playoff race
November 12, 2012, 4:46 pm
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It was a missed opportunity for the 49ers to pick up a victory, but their 24-all tie against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday does not change the NFC playoff picture too much.If the 49ers defeat the Chicago Bears next Monday, they willl control their own destiny in the final six weeks of the regular season for the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs.Here's a look at the eight teams in the NFC with winning records:Atlanta 8-1 (Next week: Sunday vs. Arizona)
Chicago 7-2 (Next week: Monday at 49ers)
49ers 6-2-1 (Next week: Monday vs. Chicago)
Green Bay 6-3 (Next week: Sunday at Detroit)
N.Y. Giants 6-4 (Next week: Bye)
Seattle 6-4 (Next week: Bye)
Minnesota 6-4 (Next week: Bye)
Tampa Bay 5-4 (Next week: Sunday at Carolina)