Denver’s 17-13 win over the Jets last night could prove to be a big help for the Bills.
The win lifted Denver to 5-5 and dropped the Jets to 5-5. New York is now a half game back of the Bills.
Should the Jets and Bills be battling each other for a Wild Card spot (perhaps premature with teams ahead of them right now in the AFC for the Wild Cards) the tiebreakers go as follows to break a tie within a division.
Record vs. common opponents
Strength of victory
Strength of schedule
Buffalo’s game next week at New York is going to be huge should there be a need for a tiebreaker between the two clubs because if the Bills can get a split then it would go to division record. Right now the Bills are 1-1 in the division and the Jets are 2-2. We’re dealing with a lot of ‘ifs’ here but if Buffalo wins Sunday in Miami and then gets a win in New York (a big if for some) the Bills would not only put more distance between themselves and the Jets in ...