NE
New England Patriots
Proj: (12-4-0)1st Seed
Den
Denver Broncos
Proj: (12-4-0)2nd Seed
Sea
Seattle Seahawks
Proj: (12-4-0)1st Seed
GB
Green Bay Packers
Proj: (12-4-0)2nd Seed
Bal
Baltimore
Ravens
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Pit
Pittsburgh
Steelers
Proj: (11-5-0)
3rd Seed
Det
Detroit
Lions
Proj: (11-5-0)
 6th Seed
Dal
Dallas
Cowboys
Proj: (12-4-0)
3rd Seed
Cin
Cincinnati
Bengals
Proj: (10-5-1)
 5th Seed
Ind
Indianapolis
Colts
Proj: (11-5-0)
4th Seed
Ari
Arizona
Cardinals
Proj: (11-5-0)
 5th Seed
Car
Carolina
Panthers
Proj: (7-8-1)
4th Seed



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
 New England12-4-0115
 Buffalo9-7-0269
 Miami8-8-0147
 NY Jets4-12-0226
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Pittsburgh11-5-022
 Cincinnati10-5-11513
 Baltimore10-6-01210
 Cleveland7-9-02330
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis11-5-033
 Houston9-7-01725
 Jacksonville3-13-03111
 Tennessee2-14-02924
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver12-4-048
 Kansas City9-7-02518
 San Diego9-7-01818
 Oakland3-13-03216
 NFC
 East W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Dallas12-4-0711
 Philadelphia10-6-0532
 NY Giants6-10-01017
 Washington4-12-0135
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Green Bay12-4-067
 Detroit11-5-0194
 Minnesota7-9-0277
 Chicago5-11-02127
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Carolina7-8-1161
 New Orleans7-9-0128
 Atlanta6-10-0821
 Tampa Bay2-14-03013
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Seattle12-4-096
 Arizona11-5-0249
 San Francisco8-8-02020
 St. Louis6-10-02812