Buf
Buffalo Bills
Proj: (11-5-0)1st Seed
Cin
Cincinnati Bengals
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
Ari
Arizona Cardinals
Proj: (10-6-0)1st Seed
Min
Minnesota Vikings
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
NYJ
New York
Jets
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Ten
Tennessee
Titans
Proj: (8-8-0)
3rd Seed
SF
San Francisco
49ers
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
NE
New England
Patriots
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
Den
Denver
Broncos
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
NO
New Orleans
Saints
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
Phi
Philadelphia
Eagles
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (7-9-0)   at Detroit (7-9-0)
ChiDet
Philadelphia (9-7-0)   at Dallas (8-8-0)
PhiDal
Seattle (8-8-0)   at San Francisco (9-7-0)
SeaSF
Cleveland (9-7-0)   at Buffalo (11-5-0)
CleBuf
Washington (8-8-0)   at Indianapolis (8-8-0)
WasInd
Oakland (6-10-0)   at St. Louis (7-9-0)
OakStL
Carolina (7-9-0)   at Minnesota (9-7-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (9-7-0)   at Pittsburgh (7-9-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (9-7-0)   at Tampa Bay (5-11-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (6-10-0)   at Jacksonville (7-9-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (8-8-0)   at Baltimore (7-9-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (8-8-0)   at Houston (8-8-0)
TenHou
Arizona (10-6-0)   at Atlanta (9-7-0)
AriAtl
New England (10-6-0)   at Green Bay (7-9-0)
NEGB
Denver (8-8-0)   at Kansas City (8-8-0)
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 Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Buffalo11-5-02-0-01721
 New England10-6-01-1-0274
 NY Jets9-7-01-1-0123
 Miami8-8-01-1-0219
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Cincinnati9-7-02-0-0425
 Cleveland9-7-01-1-01331
 Pittsburgh7-9-01-1-0620
 Baltimore7-9-01-1-0915
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Tennessee8-8-01-1-0118
 Houston8-8-02-0-02226
 Indianapolis8-8-00-2-0828
 Jacksonville7-9-00-2-03229
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver8-8-02-0-01427
 Kansas City8-8-00-2-02624
 San Diego8-8-01-1-01918
 Oakland6-10-00-2-03123
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Philadelphia9-7-02-0-0113
 Washington8-8-01-1-051
 Dallas8-8-01-1-0712
 NY Giants6-10-00-2-03016
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Minnesota9-7-01-1-0297
 Chicago7-9-01-1-02522
 Green Bay7-9-01-1-02419
 Detroit7-9-01-1-0102
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Atlanta9-7-01-1-0232
 New Orleans9-7-00-2-0330
 Carolina7-9-02-0-0235
 Tampa Bay5-11-00-2-02814
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona10-6-02-0-01810
 San Francisco9-7-01-1-0166
 Seattle8-8-01-1-01411
 St. Louis7-9-01-1-02017