For the New Orleans Saints (8-8) to have any chance of making the 2023 NFL playoffs they will need to beat or tie the Atlanta Falcons (7-9) at noon Sunday at the Caesars Superdome.
The Saints can win the NFC South and earn the No. 4 seed in the NFC playoffs with a win over the Falcons and a loss or tie by Tampa Bay (8-8) against Carolina (2-14). If New Orleans ties Atlanta and the Buccaneers lose to the Panthers the Saints also will win the division.
The Saints can earn a wild-card spot with a win over the Falcons and losses or ties by Seattle (8-8) and Green Bay (8-8). If New Orleans ties Atlanta it will need Seattle and Green Bay to lose. Seattle plays the Arizona Cardinals (4-12) and Green Bay plays the Chicago Bears (7-9)