Bal
Baltimore Ravens
Proj: (11-5-0)1st Seed
Den
Denver Broncos
Proj: (11-5-0)2nd Seed
TB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Proj: (10-6-0)1st Seed
Min
Minnesota Vikings
Proj: (10-6-0)2nd Seed
Oak
Oakland
Raiders
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
NYJ
New York
Jets
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Was
Washington
Redskins
Proj: (8-8-0)
 6th Seed
LA
Los Angeles
Rams
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Cin
Cincinnati
Bengals
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
Ten
Tennessee
Titans
Proj: (7-9-0)
4th Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
Dal
Dallas
Cowboys
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17
  • Week 18

MatchupWinning Team
Dallas (8-8-0)   at Minnesota (10-6-0)
DalMin
Kansas City (7-9-0)   at Atlanta (10-6-0)
KCAtl
San Francisco (8-8-0)   at Chicago (8-8-0)
SFChi
Philadelphia (8-8-0)   at Cincinnati (9-7-0)
PhiCin
Houston (6-10-0)   at Green Bay (8-8-0)
HouGB
Los Angeles (9-7-0)   at New England (7-9-0)
LANE
Detroit (8-8-0)   at New Orleans (6-10-0)
DetNO
Denver (11-5-0)   at Jacksonville (6-10-0)
DenJax
MatchupWinning Team
Miami (8-8-0)   at Baltimore (11-5-0)
MiaBal
Buffalo (5-11-0)   at Oakland (9-7-0)
BufOak
Washington (8-8-0)   at Arizona (6-10-0)
WasAri
NY Giants (8-8-0)   at Pittsburgh (8-8-0)
NYGPit
Tampa Bay (10-6-0)   at San Diego (8-8-0)
TBSD
Carolina (7-9-0)   at Seattle (8-8-0)
CarSea
Indianapolis (7-9-0)   at NY Jets (9-7-0)
IndNYJ



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
 NY Jets9-7-01-2-01011
 Miami8-8-01-2-01716
 New England7-9-03-0-01425
 Buffalo5-11-01-2-0302
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Baltimore11-5-03-0-0255
 Cincinnati9-7-01-2-0119
 Cleveland8-8-00-3-01631
 Pittsburgh8-8-02-1-02124
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Tennessee7-9-01-2-02030
 Indianapolis7-9-01-2-01221
 Jacksonville6-10-00-3-02613
 Houston6-10-02-1-02429
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver11-5-03-0-0214
 Oakland9-7-02-1-0220
 San Diego8-8-01-2-01719
 Kansas City7-9-02-1-0237
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Dallas8-8-02-1-0827
 Washington8-8-01-2-0532
 NY Giants8-8-02-1-0616
 Philadelphia8-8-03-0-01310
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Minnesota10-6-03-0-03116
 Green Bay8-8-02-1-0281
 Chicago8-8-00-3-02728
 Detroit8-8-01-2-046
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Tampa Bay10-6-01-2-0915
 Atlanta10-6-02-1-013
 Carolina7-9-01-2-0712
 New Orleans6-10-00-3-0326
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Los Angeles9-7-02-1-03223
 Seattle8-8-02-1-01914
 San Francisco8-8-01-2-02922
 Arizona6-10-01-2-0148