THEY DID IT! THEY DID IT! HOLY CRAP THEY DID IT!
The Buffalo Bills have made the playoffs for the first time since the 1999 season. While the Bills were defeating the Miami Dolphins today, the Cincinnati Bengals stunned the Baltimore Ravens in the final minute, opening a spot for Buffalo to swerve in and take the final Wild Card spot.
It’s only the second time in team history that Buffalo makes the playoffs on a tiebreaker, joining the 1981 squad. This year, the Bills sneak past the Ravens thanks to a higher strength of victory. Baltimore’s two wins over the Cleveland Browns are worth less than Buffalo’s wins over the playoff-bound Kansas City Chiefs. In fact, the Ravens have zero wins over playoff teams.
Buffalo will now head to Jacksonville to take on the Jaguars, led by head coach Doug Marrone. The Jaguars also feature many former Bills players and coaches, including defensive tackle Marcell Dareus. The day and time of the game has yet to be announced.