Time to fire up the NFL Playoff Machine

by Ricardo Gutierrez - See what the latest playoff picture looks like and simulate your own playoff scenarios!

Welcome to the ESPN.com NFL Playoff Machine See what the latest playoff picture looks like and simulate your own playoff scenarios! 1. Start your simulation by deciding which available factor will determine the outcome of each game. For example, selecting "Home" means the home team will win every matchup. 2. Adjust the winners of individual games week-by-week by clicking the logo of the team you think will win. 3. Projected playoff matchups and standings will update automatically! Can your team earn a 1st-round bye? Choose a starting point Preselect winners for upcoming games based on one of the following: *Click "Copy URL" to share your custom playoff scenario with your friends! *Click "Tiebreakers" to see the rules associated with your scenario.