ATLANTA, GA – The defending NFC champions will be heading back to the postseason after all.
The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Carolina Panthers 22-10 on Sunday to clinch the final Wild Card berth in the conference. Carolina was already assured of a spot and will be the fifth seed when the playoffs begin next weekend.
Atlanta will visit the Los Angeles Rams, while the Panthers travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints.
Kevin Kugler and Mike Mayock called the action on Westwood One.