Miami Dolphins Holding Slim Playoff Hopes

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Cleveland Vs. Buffalo

Nov 23, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Cleveland Browns linebacker Nate Stupar (52) and tight end Jim Dray (81) react after defeating the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. The Browns defeated the Falcons 26-24. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

No living Dolphins fan would ever root for the Buffalo Bills but this weekend, you want the Bills to win. Buffalo is all but mathematically out of the playoff picture and the Dolphins hold sway with the tie-breaker. They do not however hold anything against Cleveland. The Browns currently hold the 9th position and are still in a very tight AFC North race for the division. If you wanted to look really far ahead a win by Cleveland could move them closer to the 3rd seed in the AFC which would give the Dolphins a trip to Lake Eerie in the first round if they won the 6th spot in the playoffs. Of course they have to get to the playoff first and Cleveland has a ways to go before they can start claiming a division title.

Regardless of what-ifs, a Buffalo win will help the Dolphins advance their current ranking.