Pit
Pittsburgh Steelers
Proj: (10-6-0)1st Seed
KC
Kansas City Chiefs
Proj: (10-6-0)2nd Seed
Ari
Arizona Cardinals
Proj: (12-4-0)1st Seed
Det
Detroit Lions
Proj: (11-5-0)2nd Seed
Cin
Cincinnati
Bengals
Proj: (9-6-1)
 6th Seed
NE
New England
Patriots
Proj: (10-6-0)
3rd Seed
Dal
Dallas
Cowboys
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Phi
Philadelphia
Eagles
Proj: (11-5-0)
3rd Seed
Bal
Baltimore
Ravens
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
Ind
Indianapolis
Colts
Proj: (10-6-0)
4th Seed
GB
Green Bay
Packers
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
NO
New Orleans
Saints
Proj: (7-9-0)
4th Seed
  • Week 13
  • Week 14
  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17

MatchupWinning Team
Chicago (9-7-0)   at Detroit (11-5-0)
ChiDet
Philadelphia (11-5-0)   at Dallas (10-6-0)
PhiDal
Seattle (8-8-0)   at San Francisco (9-7-0)
SeaSF
Cleveland (9-7-0)   at Buffalo (9-7-0)
CleBuf
Washington (6-10-0)   at Indianapolis (10-6-0)
WasInd
Oakland (4-12-0)   at St. Louis (8-8-0)
OakStL
Carolina (6-9-1)   at Minnesota (6-10-0)
CarMin
New Orleans (7-9-0)   at Pittsburgh (10-6-0)
NOPit
MatchupWinning Team
Cincinnati (9-6-1)   at Tampa Bay (4-12-0)
CinTB
NY Giants (4-12-0)   at Jacksonville (5-11-0)
NYGJax
San Diego (9-7-0)   at Baltimore (10-6-0)
SDBal
Tennessee (4-12-0)   at Houston (7-9-0)
TenHou
Arizona (12-4-0)   at Atlanta (6-10-0)
AriAtl
New England (10-6-0)   at Green Bay (10-6-0)
NEGB
Denver (9-7-0)   at Kansas City (10-6-0)
DenKC
Miami (8-8-0)   at NY Jets (5-11-0)
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
 New England10-6-09-2-0714
 Buffalo9-7-06-5-0244
 Miami8-8-06-5-0175
 NY Jets5-11-02-9-0297
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Pittsburgh10-6-07-4-0513
 Baltimore10-6-07-4-0815
 Cincinnati9-6-17-3-11524
 Cleveland9-7-07-4-01020
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis10-6-07-4-0117
 Houston7-9-05-6-01829
 Jacksonville5-11-01-10-03130
 Tennessee4-12-02-9-02828
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Kansas City10-6-07-4-0238
 Denver9-7-08-3-036
 San Diego9-7-07-4-0209
 Oakland4-12-01-10-03218
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Philadelphia11-5-08-3-0426
 Dallas10-6-08-3-0616
 Washington6-10-03-8-01110
 NY Giants4-12-03-8-01431
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit11-5-07-4-0213
 Green Bay10-6-08-3-0923
 Chicago9-7-05-6-01621
 Minnesota6-10-04-7-03012
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 New Orleans7-9-04-7-0227
 Carolina6-9-13-7-12225
 Atlanta6-10-04-7-01232
 Tampa Bay4-12-02-9-02622
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona12-4-09-2-02511
 San Francisco9-7-07-4-0192
 St. Louis8-8-04-7-02719
 Seattle8-8-07-4-0131