Ind
Indianapolis Colts
Proj: (10-6-0)1st Seed
Pit
Pittsburgh Steelers
Proj: (10-6-0)2nd Seed
Dal
Dallas Cowboys
Proj: (11-5-0)1st Seed
Ari
Arizona Cardinals
Proj: (11-5-0)2nd Seed
SD
San Diego
Chargers
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Buf
Buffalo
Bills
Proj: (10-6-0)
3rd Seed
SF
San Francisco
49ers
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Det
Detroit
Lions
Proj: (10-6-0)
3rd Seed
Mia
Miami
Dolphins
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
KC
Kansas City
Chiefs
Proj: (10-6-0)
4th Seed
Phi
Philadelphia
Eagles
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
NO
New Orleans
Saints
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (7-9-0)   at Detroit (10-6-0)
ChiDet
Philadelphia (10-6-0)   at Dallas (11-5-0)
PhiDal
Seattle (7-9-0)   at San Francisco (9-7-0)
SeaSF
Cleveland (7-9-0)   at Buffalo (10-6-0)
CleBuf
Washington (7-9-0)   at Indianapolis (10-6-0)
WasInd
Oakland (5-11-0)   at St. Louis (6-10-0)
OakStL
Carolina (8-7-1)   at Minnesota (7-9-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (9-7-0)   at Pittsburgh (10-6-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (6-9-1)   at Tampa Bay (5-11-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (6-10-0)   at Jacksonville (6-10-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (9-7-0)   at Baltimore (8-8-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (6-10-0)   at Houston (9-7-0)
TenHou
Arizona (11-5-0)   at Atlanta (6-10-0)
AriAtl
New England (8-8-0)   at Green Bay (9-7-0)
NEGB
Denver (8-8-0)   at Kansas City (10-6-0)
DenKC
Miami (9-7-0)   at NY Jets (6-10-0)
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
 Buffalo10-6-05-3-0259
 Miami9-7-04-3-0137
 New England8-8-06-2-01012
 NY Jets6-10-01-7-0286
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Pittsburgh10-6-05-3-0316
 Baltimore8-8-05-3-0913
 Cleveland7-9-04-3-01229
 Cincinnati6-9-14-2-11630
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis10-6-05-3-0115
 Houston9-7-04-4-01724
 Tennessee6-10-02-6-02721
 Jacksonville6-10-01-7-03026
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Kansas City10-6-04-3-0203
 San Diego9-7-05-3-01510
 Denver8-8-06-1-064
 Oakland5-11-00-7-03117
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Dallas11-5-06-2-0414
 Philadelphia10-6-05-2-0527
 Washington7-9-03-5-0711
 NY Giants6-10-03-4-02328
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit10-6-06-2-0211
 Green Bay9-7-05-3-01923
 Chicago7-9-03-5-01419
 Minnesota7-9-03-5-0298
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 New Orleans9-7-04-4-0218
 Carolina8-7-13-5-12622
 Atlanta6-10-02-6-0831
 Tampa Bay5-11-01-6-03232
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona11-5-06-1-02425
 San Francisco9-7-04-3-0112
 Seattle7-9-04-3-0185
 St. Louis6-10-02-5-02220