Continue a group through the playoffs in Pro Football Pick'em

This article explains how continuing your Pro Football Pick'em group through the playoff effects scoring and confidence points.

Tiebreakers in Pro Football Pick'em

Get the low down on how weekly, end of regular season, and playoffs ties are broken in Pro Football Pick'em. Tiebreakers Click a type to learn what criteria (and its order) is used for breaking ties. Weekly For any week where 2 or more players finish with the same number of points, ties are broken by:

Confidence Points in Pro Football Pick'em

This article explains what confidence points are and how to assign them during the regular season and playoffs .

Important Pro Football Pick'em season dates

Yahoo Sports Pro Football Pick'em is a free game that runs through the entire 2016-2017 NFL season, which begins on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. The regular season is scheduled to end on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, while the playoffs are scheduled to end on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. The first default deadline for submitting picks is 5:25 p.m. PDT on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016.

Playing Pro Football Pick'em

Welcome to Yahoo Sports Pro Football Pick'em, a weekly game that lets you show your skill and smarts by picking the winner of this year's regular season games. Commissioners of private groups have the option of extending their group's picks through the playoffs as well. Public "Fans of" and "Fans from" groups will not pick through the playoffs.

Yahoo Fantasy Sports trophies

We'll post them to your Fantasy Profile once all leagues for that particular game have completed their Fantasy seasons (including playoffs ). The better you perform, the more trophies you'll have a chance to earn.

Pro Football Pick'em group scoring

The object of Yahoo Sports Pro Football Pick'em is to accumulate as many points as possible by correctly picking the winning team in each of the games played during the season. Commissioners of private groups may elect to have their group pick games through the playoffs , but all public groups end at the conclusion of the regular season.

Commissioner tools in Yahoo Pro Football Pick'em

This can provide a helpful record if, for example, your group has agreed upon some informal, custom rules which apply only to your Group. Edit Group Settings: This allows you to edit some of the configurations you chose during registration, including the group password, whether to use confidence points, pick against the spread, use the Yahoo Sports tiebreak system, the start week for your group, whether to drop any scoring weeks, the group's pick deadline, and whether to continue through the playoffs .

Pro Football Pick'em Scoring

Finally, you may elect to have your group pick through the playoffs .

Differences between public and private groups in Pro Football Pick'em

Additionally, all Private Groups can allow for the exclusion of up to 16 scores. If one of these options is chosen, the selected number of lowest scores will automatically be dropped and not counted in the standings. Finally, you may elect to have your group pick through the playoffs .