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Den
Denver Broncos
Proj: (12-4-0)1st Seed
NE
New England Patriots
Proj: (12-4-0)2nd Seed
Car
Carolina Panthers
Proj: (15-1-0)1st Seed
Ari
Arizona Cardinals
Proj: (13-3-0)2nd Seed
Pit
Pittsburgh
Steelers
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Cin
Cincinnati
Bengals
Proj: (12-4-0)
3rd Seed
Sea
Seattle
Seahawks
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Min
Minnesota
Vikings
Proj: (11-5-0)
3rd Seed
KC
Kansas City
Chiefs
Proj: (11-5-0)
 5th Seed
Hou
Houston
Texans
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed
GB
Green Bay
Packers
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
Was
Washington
Redskins
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed



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 W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 New England12-4-065
 NY Jets10-6-01026
 Buffalo8-8-0135
 Miami6-10-02614
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Cincinnati12-4-01511
 Pittsburgh10-6-034
 Baltimore5-11-01430
 Cleveland3-13-0259
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Houston9-7-0196
 Indianapolis8-8-02821
 Jacksonville5-11-01825
 Tennessee3-13-03031
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Denver12-4-01610
 Kansas City11-5-0273
 Oakland7-9-02415
 San Diego4-12-0910
 NFC
 East W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Washington9-7-0178
 Philadelphia7-9-01232
 NY Giants6-10-0819
 Dallas4-12-0221
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Minnesota11-5-0291
 Green Bay10-6-0239
 Detroit7-9-02011
 Chicago6-10-0217
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Carolina15-1-0117
 Atlanta8-8-0723
 New Orleans7-9-0228
 Tampa Bay6-10-0524
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona13-3-0112
 Seattle10-6-042
 St. Louis7-9-03222
 San Francisco5-11-03118