Buf
Buffalo Bills
Proj: (8-8-0)1st Seed
Den
Denver Broncos
Proj: (8-8-0)2nd Seed
Dal
Dallas Cowboys
Proj: (8-8-0)1st Seed
Chi
Chicago Bears
Proj: (8-8-0)2nd Seed
KC
Kansas City
Chiefs
Proj: (8-8-0)
 6th Seed
Bal
Baltimore
Ravens
Proj: (8-8-0)
3rd Seed
Det
Detroit
Lions
Proj: (8-8-0)
 6th Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (8-8-0)
3rd Seed
Mia
Miami
Dolphins
Proj: (8-8-0)
 5th Seed
Hou
Houston
Texans
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
NYG
New York
Giants
Proj: (8-8-0)
 5th Seed
Ari
Arizona
Cardinals
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Green Bay (8-8-0)   at Detroit (8-8-0)
GBDet
Houston (8-8-0)   at Buffalo (8-8-0)
HouBuf
San Francisco (8-8-0)   at Chicago (8-8-0)
SFChi
Cincinnati (8-8-0)   at Cleveland (8-8-0)
CinCle
Jacksonville (8-8-0)   at Tennessee (8-8-0)
JaxTen
Arizona (8-8-0)   at St. Louis (8-8-0)
AriStL
Baltimore (8-8-0)   at Miami (8-8-0)
BalMia
Seattle (8-8-0)   at Minnesota (8-8-0)
SeaMin
MatchupWinning Team
Carolina (8-8-0)   at New Orleans (8-8-0)
CarNO
NY Jets (8-8-0)   at NY Giants (8-8-0)
NYJNYG
Atlanta (8-8-0)   at Tampa Bay (8-8-0)
AtlTB
Kansas City (8-8-0)   at Oakland (8-8-0)
KCOak
Denver (8-8-0)   at San Diego (8-8-0)
DenSD
Philadelphia (8-8-0)   at New England (8-8-0)
PhiNE
Indianapolis (8-8-0)   at Pittsburgh (8-8-0)
IndPit
Dallas (8-8-0)   at Washington (8-8-0)
DalWas



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
 Buffalo0-0-09
 Miami0-0-018
 New England0-0-029
 NY Jets0-0-023
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Baltimore0-0-032
 Cincinnati0-0-07
 Cleveland0-0-08
 Pittsburgh0-0-022
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Houston0-0-018
 Indianapolis0-0-015
 Jacksonville0-0-026
 Tennessee0-0-030
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver0-0-03
 Kansas City0-0-06
 Oakland0-0-011
 San Diego0-0-05
 NFC
 East W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Dallas0-0-02
 NY Giants0-0-016
 Philadelphia0-0-031
 Washington0-0-01
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Chicago0-0-013
 Detroit0-0-012
 Green Bay0-0-014
 Minnesota0-0-04
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Atlanta0-0-028
 Carolina0-0-025
 New Orleans0-0-027
 Tampa Bay0-0-010
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona0-0-024
 San Francisco0-0-017
 Seattle0-0-021
 St. Louis0-0-018