Buf
Buffalo Bills
Proj: (10-6-0)1st Seed
Ind
Indianapolis Colts
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
Det
Detroit Lions
Proj: (10-6-0)1st Seed
Dal
Dallas Cowboys
Proj: (10-6-0)2nd Seed
Hou
Houston
Texans
Proj: (8-8-0)
 6th Seed
Cin
Cincinnati
Bengals
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
NYG
New York
Giants
Proj: (8-8-0)
 6th Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Bal
Baltimore
Ravens
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
SD
San Diego
Chargers
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed
Phi
Philadelphia
Eagles
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
SF
San Francisco
49ers
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (8-8-0)   at Detroit (10-6-0)
ChiDet
Philadelphia (9-7-0)   at Dallas (10-6-0)
PhiDal
Seattle (8-8-0)   at San Francisco (8-8-0)
SeaSF
Cleveland (7-9-0)   at Buffalo (10-6-0)
CleBuf
Washington (7-9-0)   at Indianapolis (9-7-0)
WasInd
Oakland (8-8-0)   at St. Louis (6-10-0)
OakStL
Carolina (7-9-0)   at Minnesota (8-8-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (8-8-0)   at Pittsburgh (8-8-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (9-7-0)   at Tampa Bay (6-10-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (8-8-0)   at Jacksonville (7-9-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (9-7-0)   at Baltimore (9-7-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (6-10-0)   at Houston (8-8-0)
TenHou
Arizona (8-8-0)   at Atlanta (9-7-0)
AriAtl
New England (8-8-0)   at Green Bay (8-8-0)
NEGB
Denver (8-8-0)   at Kansas City (8-8-0)
DenKC
Miami (7-9-0)   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
 Buffalo10-6-02-1-02315
 New England8-8-02-1-0263
 Miami7-9-01-2-0229
 NY Jets7-9-01-2-082
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Cincinnati9-7-03-0-0717
 Baltimore9-7-02-1-0916
 Pittsburgh8-8-02-1-0518
 Cleveland7-9-01-2-01331
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis9-7-01-2-0329
 Houston8-8-02-1-01525
 Jacksonville7-9-00-3-03132
 Tennessee6-10-01-2-0165
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 San Diego9-7-02-1-01910
 Oakland8-8-00-3-03212
 Denver8-8-02-1-01730
 Kansas City8-8-01-2-02319
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Dallas10-6-02-1-01221
 Philadelphia9-7-03-0-0626
 NY Giants8-8-01-2-02522
 Washington7-9-01-2-024
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit10-6-02-1-0111
 Chicago8-8-02-1-02723
 Green Bay8-8-01-2-02820
 Minnesota8-8-01-2-02911
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Atlanta9-7-02-1-0127
 New Orleans8-8-01-2-0424
 Carolina7-9-02-1-02014
 Tampa Bay6-10-00-3-03027
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 San Francisco8-8-01-2-0206
 Seattle8-8-02-1-0148
 Arizona8-8-03-0-0187
 St. Louis6-10-01-2-01013