BY JEFF NOWAK | Staff writer
Things change, standings change, but one thing stays the same: The Saints are still free and clear in the NFC playoff race after Week 12.
With a full game cushion on the Packers in the pursuit of the NFC's top seed and an even wider gap developing in the NFC South, as long as the wins come, so will a 4th consecutive NFC South title and the lone bye in the playoffs.
The Saints and Packers both won in Week 12, while the Bucs, Rams and Cardinals each suffered tough losses that worsened their positioning in the playoff race.
The Falcons blew out the Raiders to keep their slim NFC South...