NYJ
New York Jets
Proj: (9-7-0)1st Seed
Oak
Oakland Raiders
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
Ari
Arizona Cardinals
Proj: (9-7-0)1st Seed
Phi
Philadelphia Eagles
Proj: (9-7-0)2nd Seed
Buf
Buffalo
Bills
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Ind
Indianapolis
Colts
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
NO
New Orleans
Saints
Proj: (9-7-0)
 6th Seed
Car
Carolina
Panthers
Proj: (9-7-0)
3rd Seed
Jax
Jacksonville
Jaguars
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
Cle
Cleveland
Browns
Proj: (8-8-0)
4th Seed
Det
Detroit
Lions
Proj: (9-7-0)
 5th Seed
Chi
Chicago
Bears
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (9-7-0)   at Detroit (9-7-0)
ChiDet
Philadelphia (9-7-0)   at Dallas (8-8-0)
PhiDal
Seattle (7-9-0)   at San Francisco (7-9-0)
SeaSF
Cleveland (8-8-0)   at Buffalo (9-7-0)
CleBuf
Washington (8-8-0)   at Indianapolis (9-7-0)
WasInd
Oakland (9-7-0)   at St. Louis (9-7-0)
OakStL
Carolina (9-7-0)   at Minnesota (7-9-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (9-7-0)   at Pittsburgh (8-8-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (8-8-0)   at Tampa Bay (7-9-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (7-9-0)   at Jacksonville (9-7-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (8-8-0)   at Baltimore (8-8-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (7-9-0)   at Houston (7-9-0)
TenHou
Arizona (9-7-0)   at Atlanta (7-9-0)
AriAtl
New England (7-9-0)   at Green Bay (7-9-0)
NEGB
Denver (7-9-0)   at Kansas City (8-8-0)
DenKC
Miami (7-9-0)   at NY Jets (9-7-0)
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
 NY Jets9-7-00-0-026
 Buffalo9-7-00-0-06
 New England7-9-00-0-022
 Miami7-9-00-0-09
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Cleveland8-8-00-0-024
 Pittsburgh8-8-00-0-028
 Baltimore8-8-00-0-01
 Cincinnati8-8-00-0-07
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis9-7-00-0-014
 Jacksonville9-7-00-0-017
 Houston7-9-00-0-027
 Tennessee7-9-00-0-022
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Oakland9-7-00-0-021
 San Diego8-8-00-0-05
 Kansas City8-8-00-0-020
 Denver7-9-00-0-02
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Philadelphia9-7-00-0-031
 Dallas8-8-00-0-030
 Washington8-8-00-0-03
 NY Giants7-9-00-0-015
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Chicago9-7-00-0-029
 Detroit9-7-00-0-012
 Green Bay7-9-00-0-04
 Minnesota7-9-00-0-010
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Carolina9-7-00-0-016
 New Orleans9-7-00-0-032
 Atlanta7-9-00-0-018
 Tampa Bay7-9-00-0-025
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona9-7-00-0-019
 St. Louis9-7-00-0-013
 San Francisco7-9-00-0-011
 Seattle7-9-00-0-08