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NFL - Week 7 of 17

Cowboys What If?

The Cowboys What If table presents playoff probabilities depended upon how the Cowboys play future games. These games include either the next game, all remaining games, or a set of games called Best/Worst Case Scenarios. Other unplayed future games are assumed won/lost with a probability based upon relative team strengths.

Cowboys What If?

Next Game - Redskins (3‑2)

  Resultant Record Divisional Winners Wildcard No Playoffs No POs
  W L T 1* 2* 3** 4** 5 6 7
Win Next Game 4 3 0 1% 2% 3% 3% 6% 9% 76%
Current Standings 3 3 0 1% 2% 2% 2% 4% 7% 82%
Lose Next Game 3 4 0 <1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 5% 88%


Best/Worst Case Scenarios

  Divisional Winners Wildcard No Playoffs No POs
  1* 2* 3** 4** 5 6 7
Best Case Scenario 1% 3% 4% 5% 5% 7% 74%
Current Standings 1% 2% 2% 2% 4% 7% 82%
Worst Case Scenario <1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 5% 88%
Best Case Scenario
   Forty-Niners beats Eagles
   Cowboys beats Redskins
Worst Case Scenario
   Eagles beats Forty-Niners
   Redskins beats Cowboys
  • Notes
  • Only games from the current week are considered for inclusion into the scenarios
  • Only those games that meaningfully affect the playoff probabilities are included in the scenarios - maximum of three


Remaining Games

Remaining Games
Won
Winning Percentage of
Remaining Games
Resultant Record Divisional Winners Wildcard No Playoffs No POs
W L T 1* 2* 3** 4** 5 6 7
10 of 10 100% 13 3 0 58% 36% 5% <1% ^ ^ ^
9 of 10 90% 12 4 0 21% 37% 19% 3% 18% 1% <1%
8 of 10 80% 11 5 0 2% 13% 21% 11% 38% 14% 1%
7 of 10 70% 10 6 0 <1% 1% 7% 11% 24% 34% 23%
6 of 10 60% 9 7 0 <1% <1% <1% 4% 4% 18% 73%
5 of 10 50% 8 8 0 <1% <1% <1% 1% <1% 2% 98%
4 of 10 40% 7 9 0 X <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% >99%
3 of 10 30% 6 10 0 X X X X X <1% >99%
2 of 10 20% 5 11 0 X X X X X X 100%
1 of 10 10% 4 12 0 X X X X X X 100%
0 of 10 0% 3 13 0 X X X X X X 100%
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - green number indicates the team controls its destiny for this spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - red number indicates the team does not control its destiny for this spot
  • Table Sorting Method
  • *  denotes first round bye in the playoffs
  • ** denotes first round home field advantage in the playoffs