The Arizona Cardinals are back on top of the NFC after a one-week hiatus from it. After suffering a 24-21 Week 8 loss to the Green Bay Packers for their first loss of the season, they bounced back with a 31-17 road win over the San Francisco 49ers.
They improved to 8-1 on the season and saw almost every team competing with them lose in Week 9.
Here is what the NFC playoff picture looks like entering Week 10.
- Arizona Cardinals 8-1
- Green Bay Packers 7-2
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6-2
- Dallas Cowboys 6-2
- Los Angeles Rams 7-2
- New Orleans Saints 5-3
- Atlanta Falcons 4-4
The Carolina Panthers are just outside the final wild card spot at 4-5, although they have lost five of their last six games after a 3-0 start.
So what happened in Week 9?