What are Dolphins’ playoff odds after getting back to .500? What about if they win out? And what one other result makes the biggest difference?

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That’s because that scenario means Buffalo would overtake New England in the AFC East, and the Dolphins, sweeping the Patriots in this case, would own a wild-card tiebreaker over them. Conversely, the Dolphins were swept by the Bills this season, so they want to avoid any tiebreak scenario involving Buffalo. If the Dolphins win out and the Patriots beat the Bills on Sunday, Miami’s odds swing down to 52 percent.