Originally posted on Inside the Bills  |  Last updated 11/18/11
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. Head-to-head Division record Record vs. common opponents Conference record Strength of victory Strength of schedule Etc. 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 ...
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