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2017 Buffalo Bills Path to Playoffs Cheat Sheet

Posted: 2:49 PM, Dec 18, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-18 14:54:10-05
2017 Buffalo Bills Path to Playoffs Cheat Sheet

 

At 10-6, the different scenarios:

  • By beating both New England and Miami, the Bills would get in the playoffs at 10-6 if:
    • wins one game, 
    • OR, either or loses one game
      • If neither of these happen, the Bills will not make the playoffs at 10-6

At 9-7, the different scenarios:

  • If , , , and are all 9-7, the Bills get in, EXCEPT IF:
    • beats New England, rather than Miami
    • AND loses to the LA Rams, rather than to Jacksonville

 

  • If , , and  are all 9-7, the Bills get in, EXCEPT IF:
    • beats New England, rather than Miami
    • AND loses to the LA Rams, rather than to Jacksonville

 

  • If , , and  are all 9-7, the Bills get in, EXCEPT IF:
    • loses to the LA Rams, rather than to Jacksonville
      • Regardless of going either 8-8 or 10-6

 

  • If , , and  are all 9-7, the Bills get in, EXCEPT IF:
    • beats New England, rather than Miami
      • Regardless of going either 8-8 or 10-6

 

  • If  and  are 9-7 ( lose once,  wins twice), the Bills get in, EXCEPT IF:
    • ​​​​​​​ loses to the LA Rams, rather than to Jacksonville

 

  • If  and  are 9-7 ( lose once,  wins twice), the Bills get in, EXCEPT IF:
    • ​​​​​​​ beats New England, rather than Miami

 

  • If  and  are 9-7 (​​​​​​​ or loses twice, while the other wins twice):
    • The Bills will NOT make the playoffs at 9-7

If you would like the full, mind melting playoff breakdown with all 44 permutations, click here.

**All playoff scenarios were done using the ESPN Playoff Machine

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