NE
New England Patriots
Proj: (13-3-0)1st Seed
Ind
Indianapolis Colts
Proj: (12-4-0)2nd Seed
Det
Detroit Lions
Proj: (12-4-0)1st Seed
Phi
Philadelphia Eagles
Proj: (12-4-0)2nd Seed
Buf
Buffalo
Bills
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Den
Denver
Broncos
Proj: (11-5-0)
3rd Seed
Dal
Dallas
Cowboys
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Ari
Arizona
Cardinals
Proj: (11-5-0)
3rd Seed
Bal
Baltimore
Ravens
Proj: (11-5-0)
 5th Seed
Pit
Pittsburgh
Steelers
Proj: (11-5-0)
4th Seed
SF
San Francisco
49ers
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (7-9-0)   at Detroit (12-4-0)Det
Philadelphia (12-4-0)   at Dallas (10-6-0)Phi
Seattle (9-7-0)   at San Francisco (10-6-0)Sea
Cleveland (8-8-0)   at Buffalo (10-6-0)
CleBuf
Washington (3-13-0)   at Indianapolis (12-4-0)
WasInd
Oakland (2-14-0)   at St. Louis (9-7-0)
OakStL
Carolina (4-11-1)   at Minnesota (6-10-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (5-11-0)   at Pittsburgh (11-5-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (8-7-1)   at Tampa Bay (5-11-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (4-12-0)   at Jacksonville (5-11-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (9-7-0)   at Baltimore (11-5-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (3-13-0)   at Houston (7-9-0)
TenHou
Arizona (11-5-0)   at Atlanta (8-8-0)
AriAtl
New England (13-3-0)   at Green Bay (9-7-0)
NEGB
Denver (11-5-0)   at Kansas City (9-7-0)
DenKC
Miami (6-10-0)   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
 New England13-3-09-2-0614
 Buffalo10-6-06-5-0244
 NY Jets6-10-02-9-0297
 Miami6-10-06-5-0165
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Pittsburgh11-5-07-4-0513
 Baltimore11-5-07-4-0815
 Cincinnati8-7-17-3-11524
 Cleveland8-8-07-4-01021
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis12-4-07-4-0116
 Houston7-9-05-6-01729
 Jacksonville5-11-01-10-03130
 Tennessee3-13-02-9-02828
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver11-5-08-3-036
 San Diego9-7-07-4-0209
 Kansas City9-7-07-4-0228
 Oakland2-14-01-10-03217
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Philadelphia12-4-09-3-0419
 Dallas10-6-08-4-0718
 NY Giants4-12-03-8-01431
 Washington3-13-03-8-01110
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit12-4-08-4-0182
 Green Bay9-7-08-3-0923
 Chicago7-9-05-7-01926
 Minnesota6-10-04-7-03012
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Atlanta8-8-04-7-01232
 New Orleans5-11-04-7-0227
 Tampa Bay5-11-02-9-02622
 Carolina4-11-13-7-12125
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona11-5-09-2-02511
 San Francisco10-6-07-5-0233
 St. Louis9-7-04-7-02720
 Seattle9-7-08-4-0131