Buffalo Bills given brutal stretch of games in 2023 schedule

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Week 11: Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets

Last year, the Bills split the season series with the Jets, even losing to a Zach Wilson-led New York squad. Looking back on it now, that's a pretty embarrassing loss for Buffalo. The Jets were quick to give up on the former first-round quarterback, Wilson, in favor of Mike White, before making the blockbuster trade to acquire Aaron Rodgers this offseason.

Now, the Bills and Jets are going to be pretty evenly matched at all positions. New York has weapons, and they're young and explosive. Running back Breece Hall and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, wide receiver Garrett Wilson, are always a threat.

Not only that, but the Jets' defense continues to be on the rise, led by Defensive Rookie of the Year, cornerback Sauce Gardner. The Jets' defense finished as the third-best passing defense last year, putting the league on notice that they were officially back, thanks to Gardner and their defensive-minded head coach, Robert Saleh.

This will not be an easy game for the Bills, but winning the matchup is going to be crucial. Because, from here, it does not get any easier. In fact, it will get even tougher, as the Bills now travel to face the reigning NFC Champions.