Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Week 13 Playoff Implications
Your guide to meaningful football is now available at FiveThirtyEight. This week's column is fairly brief. We focus on the Thanksgiving games, of which all three have significant playoff implications. We also call out some of the more extreme playoff scenarios that emerge from our simulations. For example, there is a 0.02% probability of a five win division winner hosting a twelve win wildcard team in the first round.