5 teams to root for during the Buffalo Bills bye week in Week 13

The Buffalo Bills are not playing in Week 13 but these five teams could help their playoff chances with wins.
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Arizona Cardinals over Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently the fifth seed in the AFC playoffs but have the same record as the Browns at 7-4 and only one game ahead of the Colts. The Steelers get the tie breaker based on win percentage in division games.

The Steelers are going to be looking to build off a promising game from their offense and have a great chance to do it against an Arizona Cardinals defense that has struggled most of the season.

Houston Texans over Denver Broncos

If there is one game to watch closely, it is the Denver Broncos at the Houston Texans as both teams are 6-5. They are on the outside looking in currently but both rank ahead of the Buffalo Bills.

While one team is going to have the same record as the Buffalo Bills, fans need to root for a Broncos loss. The reason being that they own the head-to-head tiebreaker with the Bills after their win on Monday night a few weeks ago.

If the Broncos were to get a win this week, they essentially have a two-game lead over the Bills because of that tiebreaker. The focus for the Buffalo Bills is to try and close the gap with as many teams as possible and that is why they should be rooting for a Texans win.

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