Ind
Indianapolis Colts
Proj: (11-5-0)1st Seed
Bal
Baltimore Ravens
Proj: (11-5-0)2nd Seed
Dal
Dallas Cowboys
Proj: (12-4-0)1st Seed
SF
San Francisco 49ers
Proj: (10-6-0)2nd Seed
Cin
Cincinnati
Bengals
Proj: (8-7-1)
 6th Seed
SD
San Diego
Chargers
Proj: (11-5-0)
3rd Seed
Ari
Arizona
Cardinals
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Det
Detroit
Lions
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Pit
Pittsburgh
Steelers
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
NE
New England
Patriots
Proj: (10-6-0)
4th Seed
Sea
Seattle
Seahawks
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
Car
Carolina
Panthers
Proj: (8-7-1)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (8-8-0)   at Detroit (9-7-0)
ChiDet
Philadelphia (7-9-0)   at Dallas (12-4-0)
PhiDal
Seattle (9-7-0)   at San Francisco (10-6-0)
SeaSF
Cleveland (7-9-0)   at Buffalo (8-8-0)
CleBuf
Washington (6-10-0)   at Indianapolis (11-5-0)
WasInd
Oakland (5-11-0)   at St. Louis (6-10-0)
OakStL
Carolina (8-7-1)   at Minnesota (7-9-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (6-10-0)   at Pittsburgh (9-7-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (8-7-1)   at Tampa Bay (7-9-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (8-8-0)   at Jacksonville (7-9-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (11-5-0)   at Baltimore (11-5-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (5-11-0)   at Houston (6-10-0)
TenHou
Arizona (9-7-0)   at Atlanta (8-8-0)
AriAtl
New England (10-6-0)   at Green Bay (9-7-0)
NEGB
Denver (8-8-0)   at Kansas City (8-8-0)
DenKC
Miami (5-11-0)   at NY Jets (7-9-0)
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 England10-6-05-2-01812
 Buffalo8-8-04-3-02210
 NY Jets7-9-01-6-0268
 Miami5-11-03-3-0114
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Baltimore11-5-05-2-0716
 Pittsburgh9-7-04-3-0815
 Cincinnati8-7-13-2-11531
 Cleveland7-9-03-3-01029
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis11-5-05-2-013
 Jacksonville7-9-01-6-03128
 Houston6-10-03-4-01926
 Tennessee5-11-02-5-02720
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 San Diego11-5-05-3-01611
 Denver8-8-06-1-045
 Kansas City8-8-03-3-0219
 Oakland5-11-00-6-03222
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Dallas12-4-06-1-0314
 NY Giants8-8-03-4-02325
 Philadelphia7-9-05-1-0924
 Washington6-10-02-5-056
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit9-7-05-2-0241
 Green Bay9-7-05-2-02519
 Chicago8-8-03-4-01717
 Minnesota7-9-02-5-02913
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Carolina8-7-13-3-12027
 Atlanta8-8-02-5-0630
 Tampa Bay7-9-01-5-03032
 New Orleans6-10-02-4-0221
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 San Francisco10-6-04-3-0132
 Seattle9-7-03-3-0147
 Arizona9-7-05-1-02818
 St. Louis6-10-02-4-01223