Bal
Baltimore Ravens
Proj: (11-5-0)1st Seed
Den
Denver Broncos
Proj: (10-6-0)2nd Seed
Det
Detroit Lions
Proj: (12-4-0)1st Seed
Phi
Philadelphia Eagles
Proj: (11-5-0)2nd Seed
NE
New England
Patriots
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Ind
Indianapolis
Colts
Proj: (10-6-0)
3rd Seed
Ari
Arizona
Cardinals
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Sea
Seattle
Seahawks
Proj: (10-6-0)
3rd Seed
KC
Kansas City
Chiefs
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
Buf
Buffalo
Bills
Proj: (10-6-0)
4th Seed
GB
Green Bay
Packers
Proj: (11-5-0)
 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 (11-5-0)   at Dallas (10-6-0)Phi
Seattle (10-6-0)   at San Francisco (9-7-0)Sea
Cleveland (9-7-0)   at Buffalo (10-6-0)
CleBuf
Washington (5-11-0)   at Indianapolis (10-6-0)
WasInd
Oakland (4-12-0)   at St. Louis (6-10-0)
OakStL
Carolina (4-11-1)   at Minnesota (7-9-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (6-10-0)   at Pittsburgh (9-7-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (9-6-1)   at Tampa Bay (5-11-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (6-10-0)   at Jacksonville (4-12-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (9-7-0)   at Baltimore (11-5-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (3-13-0)   at Houston (7-9-0)
TenHou
Arizona (10-6-0)   at Atlanta (8-8-0)
AriAtl
New England (10-6-0)   at Green Bay (11-5-0)
NEGB
Denver (10-6-0)   at Kansas City (10-6-0)
DenKC
Miami (9-7-0)   at NY Jets (4-12-0)
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
 Buffalo10-6-06-5-0244
 New England10-6-09-2-0614
 Miami9-7-06-5-0165
 NY Jets4-12-02-9-0297
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Baltimore11-5-07-4-0815
 Cincinnati9-6-17-3-11524
 Pittsburgh9-7-07-4-0513
 Cleveland9-7-07-4-01021
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis10-6-07-4-0116
 Houston7-9-05-6-01729
 Jacksonville4-12-01-10-03130
 Tennessee3-13-02-9-02828
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver10-6-08-3-036
 Kansas City10-6-07-4-0228
 San Diego9-7-07-4-0209
 Oakland4-12-01-10-03217
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Philadelphia11-5-09-3-0419
 Dallas10-6-08-4-0718
 NY Giants6-10-03-8-01431
 Washington5-11-03-8-01110
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit12-4-08-4-0182
 Green Bay11-5-08-3-0923
 Chicago7-9-05-7-01926
 Minnesota7-9-04-7-03012
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Atlanta8-8-04-7-01232
 New Orleans6-10-04-7-0227
 Tampa Bay5-11-02-9-02622
 Carolina4-11-13-7-12125
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Seattle10-6-08-4-0131
 Arizona10-6-09-2-02511
 San Francisco9-7-07-5-0233
 St. Louis6-10-04-7-02720