Bal
Baltimore Ravens
Proj: (11-5-0)1st Seed
KC
Kansas City Chiefs
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
Min
Minnesota Vikings
Proj: (11-5-0)1st Seed
Atl
Atlanta Falcons
Proj: (10-6-0)2nd Seed
NE
New England
Patriots
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Mia
Miami
Dolphins
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
GB
Green Bay
Packers
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
NYG
New York
Giants
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Den
Denver
Broncos
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
Ten
Tennessee
Titans
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
TB
Tampa Bay
Buccaneers
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
SF
San Francisco
49ers
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17
  • Week 18

MatchupWinning Team
Dallas (7-9-0)   at Minnesota (11-5-0)
DalMin
Kansas City (9-7-0)   at Atlanta (10-6-0)
KCAtl
San Francisco (9-7-0)   at Chicago (7-9-0)
SFChi
Philadelphia (8-8-0)   at Cincinnati (8-8-0)
PhiCin
Houston (8-8-0)   at Green Bay (9-7-0)
HouGB
Los Angeles (8-8-0)   at New England (9-7-0)
LANE
Detroit (8-8-0)   at New Orleans (5-11-0)
DetNO
Denver (9-7-0)   at Jacksonville (5-11-0)
DenJax
MatchupWinning Team
Miami (9-7-0)   at Baltimore (11-5-0)
MiaBal
Buffalo (7-9-0)   at Oakland (8-8-0)
BufOak
Washington (7-9-0)   at Arizona (8-8-0)
WasAri
NY Giants (9-7-0)   at Pittsburgh (8-8-0)
NYGPit
Tampa Bay (9-7-0)   at San Diego (7-9-0)
TBSD
Carolina (6-10-0)   at Seattle (7-9-0)
CarSea
Indianapolis (8-8-0)   at NY Jets (7-9-0)
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
 Miami9-7-01-2-01816
 New England9-7-03-0-01425
 NY Jets7-9-01-2-01011
 Buffalo7-9-01-2-0302
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Baltimore11-5-03-0-0255
 Cincinnati8-8-01-2-0119
 Pittsburgh8-8-02-1-02124
 Cleveland7-9-00-3-01631
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Tennessee8-8-01-2-02030
 Indianapolis8-8-01-2-01221
 Houston8-8-02-1-02429
 Jacksonville5-11-00-3-02613
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Kansas City9-7-02-1-0237
 Denver9-7-03-0-0214
 Oakland8-8-02-1-0220
 San Diego7-9-01-2-01719
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 NY Giants9-7-02-1-0616
 Philadelphia8-8-03-0-01310
 Dallas7-9-02-1-0827
 Washington7-9-01-2-0532
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Minnesota11-5-03-0-03116
 Green Bay9-7-02-1-0281
 Detroit8-8-01-2-046
 Chicago7-9-00-3-02728
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Atlanta10-6-02-1-013
 Tampa Bay9-7-01-2-0915
 Carolina6-10-01-2-0712
 New Orleans5-11-00-3-0326
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 San Francisco9-7-01-2-02922
 Arizona8-8-01-2-0148
 Los Angeles8-8-02-1-03223
 Seattle7-9-02-1-01914