Mia
Miami Dolphins
Proj: (9-7-0)1st Seed
Ten
Tennessee Titans
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
TB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Proj: (10-6-0)1st Seed
Det
Detroit Lions
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
Cle
Cleveland
Browns
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Bal
Baltimore
Ravens
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Chi
Chicago
Bears
Proj: (8-8-0)
 6th Seed
LA
Los Angeles
Rams
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Jax
Jacksonville
Jaguars
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
Oak
Oakland
Raiders
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
NYG
New York
Giants
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 (8-8-0)
DalMin
Kansas City (8-8-0)   at Atlanta (9-7-0)
KCAtl
San Francisco (8-8-0)   at Chicago (8-8-0)
SFChi
Philadelphia (7-9-0)   at Cincinnati (8-8-0)
PhiCin
Houston (7-9-0)   at Green Bay (8-8-0)
HouGB
Los Angeles (9-7-0)   at New England (9-7-0)
LANE
Detroit (9-7-0)   at New Orleans (7-9-0)
DetNO
Denver (7-9-0)   at Jacksonville (9-7-0)
DenJax
MatchupWinning Team
Miami (9-7-0)   at Baltimore (9-7-0)
MiaBal
Buffalo (6-10-0)   at Oakland (9-7-0)
BufOak
Washington (8-8-0)   at Arizona (8-8-0)
WasAri
NY Giants (8-8-0)   at Pittsburgh (7-9-0)
NYGPit
Tampa Bay (10-6-0)   at San Diego (7-9-0)
TBSD
Carolina (7-9-0)   at Seattle (7-9-0)
CarSea
Indianapolis (7-9-0)   at NY Jets (8-8-0)
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
 Miami9-7-00-0-015
 New England9-7-00-0-025
 NY Jets8-8-00-0-031
 Buffalo6-10-00-0-03
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Baltimore9-7-00-0-09
 Cleveland9-7-00-0-032
 Cincinnati8-8-00-0-013
 Pittsburgh7-9-00-0-024
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Tennessee9-7-00-0-029
 Jacksonville9-7-00-0-020
 Houston7-9-00-0-022
 Indianapolis7-9-00-0-013
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Oakland9-7-00-0-018
 Kansas City8-8-00-0-012
 Denver7-9-00-0-06
 San Diego7-9-00-0-019
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 NY Giants8-8-00-0-017
 Washington8-8-00-0-027
 Dallas7-9-00-0-026
 Philadelphia7-9-00-0-07
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit9-7-00-0-04
 Chicago8-8-00-0-028
 Minnesota8-8-00-0-021
 Green Bay8-8-00-0-01
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Tampa Bay10-6-00-0-02
 Atlanta9-7-00-0-05
 New Orleans7-9-00-0-016
 Carolina7-9-00-0-011
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Los Angeles9-7-00-0-030
 Arizona8-8-00-0-08
 San Francisco8-8-00-0-023
 Seattle7-9-00-0-010