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Oak
Oakland Raiders
Proj: (14-2-0)1st Seed
NE
New England Patriots
Proj: (14-2-0)2nd Seed
Dal
Dallas Cowboys
Proj: (15-1-0)1st Seed
Sea
Seattle Seahawks
Proj: (12-3-1)2nd Seed
Mia
Miami
Dolphins
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Pit
Pittsburgh
Steelers
Proj: (11-5-0)
3rd Seed
NYG
New York
Giants
Proj: (10-6-0)
 6th Seed
Atl
Atlanta
Falcons
Proj: (11-5-0)
3rd Seed
KC
Kansas City
Chiefs
Proj: (12-4-0)
 5th Seed
Ind
Indianapolis
Colts
Proj: (9-7-0)
4th Seed
TB
Tampa Bay
Buccaneers
Proj: (10-6-0)
 5th Seed
Det
Detroit
Lions
Proj: (11-5-0)
4th Seed
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  • Week 15
  • Week 16
  • Week 17
  • Week 18

MatchupWinning Team
Oakland (14-2-0)   at Kansas City (12-4-0)
OakKC
Pittsburgh (11-5-0)   at Buffalo (8-8-0)
PitBuf
Cincinnati (5-10-1)   at Cleveland (0-16-0)
CinCle
Chicago (3-13-0)   at Detroit (11-5-0)
ChiDet
Denver (9-7-0)   at Tennessee (8-8-0)
DenTen
Houston (8-8-0)   at Indianapolis (9-7-0)
HouInd
Arizona (7-8-1)   at Miami (10-6-0)
AriMia
Washington (9-6-1)   at Philadelphia (5-11-0)
WasPhi
MatchupWinning Team
San Diego (7-9-0)   at Carolina (4-12-0)
SDCar
Minnesota (8-8-0)   at Jacksonville (2-14-0)
MinJax
NY Jets (4-12-0)   at San Francisco (1-15-0)
NYJSF
Seattle (12-3-1)   at Green Bay (8-8-0)
SeaGB
Atlanta (11-5-0)   at Los Angeles (5-11-0)
AtlLA
New Orleans (5-11-0)   at Tampa Bay (10-6-0)
NOTB
Dallas (15-1-0)   at NY Giants (10-6-0)
DalNYG
Baltimore (9-7-0)   at New England (14-2-0)
BalNE



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 England14-2-010-2-0625
 Miami10-6-07-5-02516
 Buffalo8-8-06-6-0192
 NY Jets4-12-03-9-02411
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Pittsburgh11-5-07-5-01124
 Baltimore9-7-07-5-0175
 Cincinnati5-10-14-7-189
 Cleveland0-16-00-12-02931
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Indianapolis9-7-06-6-01421
 Houston8-8-06-6-02829
 Tennessee8-8-06-6-0730
 Jacksonville2-14-02-10-02213
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Oakland14-2-010-2-0520
 Kansas City12-4-09-3-0237
 Denver9-7-08-4-0274
 San Diego7-9-05-7-01019
 NFC
 East Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Dallas15-1-011-1-0427
 NY Giants10-6-08-4-02616
 Washington9-6-16-5-1232
 Philadelphia5-11-05-7-02010
 North Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Detroit11-5-08-4-0216
 Green Bay8-8-06-6-0131
 Minnesota8-8-06-6-03116
 Chicago3-13-03-9-01628
 South Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Atlanta11-5-07-5-033
 Tampa Bay10-6-07-5-01215
 New Orleans5-11-05-7-0126
 Carolina4-12-04-8-01812
 West Proj W-L-T W-L-T Off Rank Def Rank
 Seattle12-3-18-3-11514
 Arizona7-8-15-6-198
 Los Angeles5-11-04-8-03223
 San Francisco1-15-01-11-03022