As of this very moment, San Diego leads Tampa Bay 41-24 in the 4th quarter. Should Tampa Bay lose, which appears likely, Dallas has a chance.

No matter what, Dallas has to pummel Philadelphia next week. That is a given. But in addition to the win, at least Tampa or Atlanta has to lose a game, possibly two.

The “experts” aren’t so experty, and we’re still waiting to hear what exact scenario has to go down for Dallas to take the wildcard. Philadelphia and Chicago also look to be possibilities, though Chicago may need every other team to lose twice, which isn’t going to happen.

Stay tuned. We’ll update you with the latest as we hear it.