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Here's who has already clinched a spot in the NFC: Philadelphia -- NFC East and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs, Minnesota -- NFC North, Los Angeles Rams -- NFC West, New Orleans -- playoff berth, Carolina -- playoff berth
MSc Sports Science student Naila Bano clinched gold medal in Open Mix Four 500X4 and bronze medal in Light Mix Four 500X4 events.
Tehsil Council seat was clinched by PTI's Ahad Nawaz Khattak 1666 votes against runner-up candidate of ANP Mohammad Zahir Khattak who bagged 1630 votes.
Reza, competing under Alliance Manama, clinched first place in the senior men's black belt light-featherweight.
Herefordshire's John Price clinched the National Tarmac Rally Series for the fifth time when he won the Tyneside stages by two minutes in Northumberland.
Super Bowl champs Dallas jumped back to the top of the NFC East with a 10-6 win in Arizona, while San Francisco, although already in the playoffs, may have handed the NFC West title to Carolina by losing 30- 24 at home to the Panthers, who also clinched a playoff spot with the win.
Eagles: Philadelphia has clinched the NFC East and a first-round bye.
Sheldon has already clinched at least a share of the conference title and earned the No.