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NFL playoff picture: Carolina Panthers clinch playoff spot in wild 22-19 win over Tampa Bay Buccaneers

It wasn’t pretty, but today’s win over Tampa Bay was enough to get the Panthers into the postseason.


After a thrilling victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Panthers have clinched a playoff spot in the NFC.

The Panthers are still alive in the race for the NFC South as well, if they can beat the Falcons and have the Saints lose to the Buccaneers in Week 17.

The most likely scenario right now is that the Panthers end up with the 5th seed, which would give them a Wild Card game against the Saints in New Orleans.

But, we can worry about that later. The important thing now is that we’re in. We’ll focus on the details when the rest of the NFC playoff picture is sorted out.

It’s time to celebrate, y’all! How are you feeling right now?


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