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Pittsburgh Steelers
Proj: (--)1st Seed
SD
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Ari
Arizona Cardinals
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NO
New Orleans Saints
Proj: (--)2nd Seed
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New England
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4th Seed
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Det
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4th Seed
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MatchupWinning Team
Dallas (--)   at Minnesota (--)
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Kansas City (--)   at Atlanta (--)
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San Francisco (--)   at Chicago (--)
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Philadelphia (--)   at Cincinnati (--)
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Houston (--)   at Green Bay (--)
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Los Angeles (--)   at New England (--)
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Detroit (--)   at New Orleans (--)
DetNO
Denver (--)   at Jacksonville (--)
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MatchupWinning Team
Miami (--)   at Baltimore (--)
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Buffalo (--)   at Oakland (--)
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Washington (--)   at Arizona (--)
WasAri
NY Giants (--)   at Pittsburgh (--)
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Tampa Bay (--)   at San Diego (--)
TBSD
Carolina (--)   at Seattle (--)
CarSea
Indianapolis (--)   at NY Jets (--)
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 W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 New England--66
 NY Jets--1026
 Buffalo--135
 Miami--2614
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Pittsburgh--35
 Baltimore--1430
 Cincinnati--1511
 Cleveland--259
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Jacksonville--1825
 Houston--197
 Indianapolis--2821
 Tennessee--3031
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 San Diego--910
 Denver--169
 Oakland--2415
 Kansas City--273
 NFC
 East W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 NY Giants--819
 Philadelphia--1232
 Washington--178
 Dallas--221
 North W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit--2011
 Chicago--217
 Green Bay--2310
 Minnesota--291
 South W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 New Orleans--228
 Tampa Bay--524
 Atlanta--723
 Carolina--114
 West W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Arizona--112
 Seattle--42
 San Francisco--3118
 Los Angeles--3222