With two weeks remaining in the 2017 NFL regular season, there are plenty of playoff scenarios involving the New Orleans Saints and the Dallas Cowboys.

According to FiveThirtyEight, the Saints have a 94-percent chance to make the playoffs, a 56-percent chance to win the NFC South and a 1-percent chance to collect a first-round bye.

The Cowboys have a 5-percent chance to make the playoffs.

New Orleans Saints (10-4)

Games remaining: vs. Atlanta, at Tampa Bay

First-round bye (No. 2 seed):

Win out, two losses by Minnesota and one loss by Los Angeles Rams

Win NFC South:

Win out

or, beat Atlanta and Carolina loss to Tampa Bay

or, beat Tampa Bay and Atlanta loss to Carolina

Wild-Card:

Beat Atlanta or Tampa Bay

or, one Dallas loss and one Seattle loss

Dallas Cowboys (8-6)

Games remaining: vs. Seattle, at Philadelphia

Wild-Card:

Win out, one Detroit loss and two losses by New Orleans, Atlanta or Carolina

NFC standings

Division Leaders

                      W-L    DIV    CONF
Eagles    12-2    5-0    10-1
Vikings    11-3    3-1    8-2
Rams    10-4    4-1    7-4
Saints    10-4    3-1    7-3

Wild Card    W-L    DIV    CONF
Panthers    10-4    2-2    6-4
Falcons        9-5    3-1    8-2

In The Hunt
Lions        8-6    4-1    7-4
Seahawks    8-6    4-1    6-4
Cowboys    8-6    4-1    6-4

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