One, maybe two weeks ago the primary focus for many Bills fans was April. After an uninspiring loss to the Texans and a heartbreaker to the Pats, the Bills were in better shape for a high draft pick than a playoff berth.
Yet, the Thursday night victory over the Dolphins suddenly reinvigorated the internal optimist throughout Bills Nation. The Bills are certainly on the outside looking in, but are very much in the conversation in a watered-down AFC playoff picture.
Considering that this weekend’s head-to-head with Indianapolis offers a two-game swing in either direction and the health concerns under center in Pittsburgh, the two Wild Card berths are surprisingly available. Buffalo’s schedule is certainly favorable to close the season, but teams like Tennessee and Cincinnati each have a few cupcakes along the way.
What is surprising is that the army of Bills fans has almost forgotten about the nasty medicine they’ve been taking for 12 years. Stunning rallies to 8-8 and ...