The New York Giants could face several different opponents in Wild Card weekend. We break down the potential match-ups.

The New York Giants are locked into the fifth seed in the NFC heading into Week seventeen. After the Saints victory against Tampa Bay, New York knows it will face the fourth seed in the NFC, on the road, during Wild Card weekend.

Who exactly will the Giants face? That question is still up in the air. New York can face any of the following four teams depending on how results in Week 17 go: the Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, or Atlanta Falcons.

Which team would the Giants most like to play in the postseason? Which team will Ben McAdoo and Co. be praying to avoid? In this article, we will rank the four potential first round opponents, from the least favorable to the most favorable. While any of the four potential teams would be a tough task, especially on the road, it is obvious that some teams are more difficult to face than others.

Without further adieu, here is our definitive ranking of the teams the Giants could potentially face in the postseason. We’ll move from teams they’d least like to face and finish with the ideal first-round matchup.


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Staff Writer at Elite Sports New York. Lead Writer at New York Sports Hub and My Weekly Sports. Twitter, instagram: @skylardarel. Avid fan of the Yankees, Knicks, Giants, New York City FC, FC Barcelona, and Arsenal FC. Sophomore at the College of New Jersey, studying Communication. Aspiring play-by-play commentator. Grew up in Manhattan, and proud to know how to work the Subway system.