Hou
Houston Texans
Proj: (--)1st Seed
Cin
Cincinnati Bengals
Proj: (--)2nd Seed
Min
Minnesota Vikings
Proj: (--)1st Seed
Atl
Atlanta Falcons
Proj: (--)2nd Seed
SD
San Diego
Chargers
Proj: (--)
 6th Seed
Den
Denver
Broncos
Proj: (--)
3rd Seed
Car
Carolina
Panthers
Proj: (--)
 6th Seed
Ari
Arizona
Cardinals
Proj: (--)
3rd Seed
KC
Kansas City
Chiefs
Proj: (--)
 5th Seed
Buf
Buffalo
Bills
Proj: (--)
4th Seed
Dal
Dallas
Cowboys
Proj: (--)
 5th Seed
Phi
Philadelphia
Eagles
Proj: (--)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (--)   at Detroit (--)
ChiDet
Philadelphia (--)   at Dallas (--)
PhiDal
Seattle (--)   at San Francisco (--)
SeaSF
Cleveland (--)   at Buffalo (--)
CleBuf
Washington (--)   at Indianapolis (--)
WasInd
Oakland (--)   at St. Louis (--)
OakStL
Carolina (--)   at Minnesota (--)
CarMin
New Orleans (--)   at Pittsburgh (--)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (--)   at Tampa Bay (--)
CinTB
NY Giants (--)   at Jacksonville (--)
NYGJax
San Diego (--)   at Baltimore (--)
SDBal
Tennessee (--)   at Houston (--)
TenHou
Arizona (--)   at Atlanta (--)
AriAtl
New England (--)   at Green Bay (--)
NEGB
Denver (--)   at Kansas City (--)
DenKC
Miami (--)   at NY Jets (--)
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
 Buffalo----1910
 NY Jets----2511
 New England----712
 Miami----2721
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Cincinnati----106
 Pittsburgh----2013
 Baltimore----2912
 Cleveland----189
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Houston----117
 Indianapolis----1513
 Tennessee----2214
 Jacksonville----3127
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver----14
 Kansas City----2114
 San Diego----510
 Oakland----2322
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Philadelphia----211
 Dallas----1632
 Washington----918
 NY Giants----288
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Minnesota----1331
 Detroit----616
 Green Bay----38
 Chicago----830
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Atlanta----1427
 Carolina----265
 New Orleans----41
 Tampa Bay----3217
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona----126
 San Francisco----243
 Seattle----177
 St. Louis----3015