How the Bills can clinch a playoff berth in Week 14


With a win and some help this week, the Buffalo Bills can clinch an AFC playoff spot this coming weekend.

Courtesy of media executive Joe Ferriera, who specializes in NFL tie-breaker scenarios, the following four things would all need to happen for the Bills to clinch a playoff berth this early for the first time since 1991:
  1. Buffalo Bills win vs. Baltimore Ravens
  2. Houston Texans lose vs. Denver Broncos
  3. Oakland Raiders lose or tie vs. Tennessee Titans
  4. Indianapolis Colts lose or tie vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

PLAYOFF SCENARIOSHere's full week 14 AFC clinching and elimination scenarios.We have playoff clinching scenarios for BAL, NE, BUF and KC including division title clinching scenarios for BAL and KC.We also have playoff elimination scenarios for NYJ, JAX, DEN and LAC.

— Joe Ferreira (@JoeNFL) December 2, 2019

The Bills currently have a 94% chance of making the postseason, according to the NY Times Playoff simulator, and a 95% chance according to FiveThirthyEight.

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