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NFC South Standings: Tampa Bay in second place as Atlanta pads lead

The Falcons have two more wins than the rest of the division combined.

Matt Stamey-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

The NFC South is shaping up to be one of the least competitive divisions in football. With a win Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons are the three games better than any of their rivals.

NFC South Standings

Atlanta 4 0 0 124 76
Tampa Bay 1 3 0 82 91
Carolina 1 3 0 80 109
New Orleans 0 4 0 110 130

(updated 10.1.2012 at 12:16 AM PDT)

The Buccaneers have the edge over the Panthers thanks to Tampa Bay's Week 1 win over Carolina. The NFC South has the least number of wins in the NFL, and the Saints are one of two teams without a win.

While Tampa Bay has a bye in Week 5, Atlanta is looking to improve to 5-0 on Sunday with a game against Washington. Carolina hosts Seattle, and New Orleans hosts Seattle on Sunday night.

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