BY JEFF NOWAK | Staff writer
On a day the Saints appear to have lost quarterback Drew Brees for some time, they also lost their hold on the top spot in the NFC -- but that had nothing to do with New Orleans.
Despite keeping pace with the Green Bay Packers, a loss by the Seahawks meant the three-way tie became a two-way tie. And in that scenario the Packers' head-to-win over the Saints in Week 3 takes over as the lead tiebreaker and shifts the Saints back down to No. 2.
In past years that would be a negative, but not significantly detrimental scenario with a guaranteed bye in either of the top-2 seeds. But in 2020 an...