Bal
Baltimore Ravens
Proj: (11-5-0)1st Seed
Mia
Miami Dolphins
Proj: (10-6-0)2nd Seed
Car
Carolina Panthers
Proj: (10-6-0)1st Seed
Was
Washington Redskins
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
Pit
Pittsburgh
Steelers
Proj: (8-8-0)
 6th Seed
Oak
Oakland
Raiders
Proj: (10-6-0)
3rd Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (8-8-0)
 6th Seed
Min
Minnesota
Vikings
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Ind
Indianapolis
Colts
Proj: (8-8-0)
 5th Seed
Hou
Houston
Texans
Proj: (10-6-0)
4th Seed
NYG
New York
Giants
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
Sea
Seattle
Seahawks
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17
  • Week 18

MatchupWinning Team
Dallas (7-9-0)   at Minnesota (9-7-0)
DalMin
Kansas City (8-8-0)   at Atlanta (8-8-0)
KCAtl
San Francisco (8-8-0)   at Chicago (5-11-0)
SFChi
Philadelphia (8-8-0)   at Cincinnati (7-9-0)
PhiCin
Houston (10-6-0)   at Green Bay (8-8-0)
HouGB
Los Angeles (7-9-0)   at New England (7-9-0)
LANE
Detroit (7-9-0)   at New Orleans (8-8-0)
DetNO
Denver (7-9-0)   at Jacksonville (7-9-0)
DenJax
MatchupWinning Team
Miami (10-6-0)   at Baltimore (11-5-0)
MiaBal
Buffalo (6-10-0)   at Oakland (10-6-0)
BufOak
Washington (9-7-0)   at Arizona (8-8-0)
WasAri
NY Giants (9-7-0)   at Pittsburgh (8-8-0)
NYGPit
Tampa Bay (8-8-0)   at San Diego (8-8-0)
TBSD
Carolina (10-6-0)   at Seattle (8-8-0)
CarSea
Indianapolis (8-8-0)   at NY Jets (7-9-0)
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
 Miami10-6-00-0-016
 New England7-9-00-0-025
 NY Jets7-9-00-0-012
 Buffalo6-10-00-0-03
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Baltimore11-5-00-0-06
 Pittsburgh8-8-00-0-024
 Cleveland8-8-00-0-032
 Cincinnati7-9-00-0-010
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Houston10-6-00-0-030
 Indianapolis8-8-00-0-021
 Jacksonville7-9-00-0-014
 Tennessee7-9-00-0-031
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Oakland10-6-00-0-020
 San Diego8-8-00-0-019
 Kansas City8-8-00-0-08
 Denver7-9-00-0-05
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Washington9-7-00-0-028
 NY Giants9-7-00-0-016
 Philadelphia8-8-00-0-011
 Dallas7-9-00-0-027
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Minnesota9-7-00-0-016
 Green Bay8-8-00-0-01
 Detroit7-9-00-0-07
 Chicago5-11-00-0-029
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Carolina10-6-00-0-013
 Atlanta8-8-00-0-04
 New Orleans8-8-00-0-026
 Tampa Bay8-8-00-0-02
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Seattle8-8-00-0-015
 Arizona8-8-00-0-09
 San Francisco8-8-00-0-022
 Los Angeles7-9-00-0-023