Cin
Cincinnati Bengals
Proj: (16-0-0)1st Seed
Den
Denver Broncos
Proj: (15-1-0)2nd Seed
Phi
Philadelphia Eagles
Proj: (16-0-0)1st Seed
Ari
Arizona Cardinals
Proj: (14-2-0)2nd Seed
Pit
Pittsburgh
Steelers
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Buf
Buffalo
Bills
Proj: (15-1-0)
3rd Seed
Was
Washington
Redskins
Proj: (12-4-0)
 6th Seed
Car
Carolina
Panthers
Proj: (14-2-0)
3rd Seed
Bal
Baltimore
Ravens
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
Hou
Houston
Texans
Proj: (13-3-0)
4th Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (12-4-0)
 5th Seed
Det
Detroit
Lions
Proj: (12-4-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (6-10-0)   at Detroit (12-4-0)
ChiDet
Philadelphia (16-0-0)   at Dallas (9-7-0)
PhiDal
Seattle (8-8-0)   at San Francisco (8-8-0)
SeaSF
Cleveland (5-11-0)   at Buffalo (15-1-0)
CleBuf
Washington (12-4-0)   at Indianapolis (3-13-0)
WasInd
Oakland (0-16-0)   at St. Louis (4-12-0)
OakStL
Carolina (14-2-0)   at Minnesota (3-13-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (2-14-0)   at Pittsburgh (10-6-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (16-0-0)   at Tampa Bay (0-16-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (1-15-0)   at Jacksonville (0-16-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (9-7-0)   at Baltimore (10-6-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (8-8-0)   at Houston (13-3-0)
TenHou
Arizona (14-2-0)   at Atlanta (12-4-0)
AriAtl
New England (4-12-0)   at Green Bay (8-8-0)
NEGB
Denver (15-1-0)   at Kansas City (2-14-0)
DenKC
Miami (8-8-0)   at NY Jets (9-7-0)
MiaNYJ



Welcome to the Yahoo Sports NFL Playoff Scenario Generator!
See how the playoff picture shapes up by following these instructions:

1.Choose which factor determines who will win each game.

2.Adjust the winners for any matchup by clicking the button until the winner is highlighted.

3.Playoff matchups will update automatically based on your picks.

4.Click "My playoff scenario link" to get a link to share your scenario.

Frequently Asked Questions
    What factors can I use to determine matchup winners?
  • Winning % - Team with the higher winning percentage wins
  • Season Ends Today - All matchups end with a tie
  • Offensive Rank - Team that averages more yards per game wins
  • Defensive Rank - Team that averages less yards allowed per game wins
  • Last Matchup - Team that won the last matchup between these teams wins
  • Current Streak - Team that has a better win streak wins
  • Home Team - Home team wins
  • Points Scored - Team that averages more points per game wins
  • Points Against - Team that averages less points allowed per game wins

Do predicted results factor in projected outcomes?
  • Factors are not adjusted based on projected outcomes. For example, if a team is 8-6 and is projected to win in week 15, their week 16 matchup is still determined by their 8-6 record.

How are ties broken?
1. Head-to-head (best won-lost-tied percentage in games between the clubs).
2. Best won-lost-tied percentage in games played within the division.
3. Best won-lost-tied percentage in common games.
4. Best won-lost-tied percentage in games played within the conference.
5. Strength of victory.
6. Strength of Schedule.

How do I choose a tie?
Click the button twice to predict a tie. Click the button again to select a team.

What is the "My Playoff Scenario Link"?
This link is specific to the scenario you selected. You can bookmark or copy this link to share the scenario that you built.
Welcome to the Yahoo Sports NFL Playoff Scenario Generator!
See how the playoff picture shapes up by following these instructions:

1. Choose which factor determines who will win each game.

2. Adjust the winners of individual games by clicking the button so the winner is highlighted.

3. Playoff matchups will update automatically based on your picks.

4. Click "My playoff scenario link" to get a link to share your scenario.
Select a starting point

Automatically select the winners for all upcoming
matchups based on this criteria.


Projected Rankings
 AFC
 East W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Buffalo2-0-01721
 NY Jets1-1-0123
 Miami1-1-0219
 New England1-1-0274
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Cincinnati2-0-0425
 Baltimore1-1-0915
 Pittsburgh1-1-0620
 Cleveland1-1-01331
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Houston2-0-02226
 Tennessee1-1-0118
 Indianapolis0-2-0828
 Jacksonville0-2-03229
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver2-0-01427
 San Diego1-1-01918
 Kansas City0-2-02624
 Oakland0-2-03123
 NFC
 East W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Philadelphia2-0-0113
 Washington1-1-051
 Dallas1-1-0712
 NY Giants0-2-03016
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit1-1-0102
 Green Bay1-1-02419
 Chicago1-1-02522
 Minnesota1-1-0297
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Carolina2-0-0235
 Atlanta1-1-0232
 New Orleans0-2-0330
 Tampa Bay0-2-02814
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona2-0-01810
 Seattle1-1-01411
 San Francisco1-1-0166
 St. Louis1-1-02017