Bills in the Playoffs? USA TODAY believes so.

Will the Buffalo Bills end their playoff drought in 2015? USA TODAY Sports believes that will be the case this season.

The Buffalo Bills currently have the longest playoff drought in the NFL, but USA TODAY Sports believes that drought is about to end. The publication predicted the record of each team in the NFL and here is what was said about Buffalo:

Bills (10-6): They just missed snapping 15-year playoff drought last year. Are Rex Ryan, LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin — plus still-loaded defense — enough to get them back into January?  

It’s a fair question, especially due to the uncertainty at the quarterback position, but Buffalo looks like a playoff team on paper. In addition to the aforementioned McCoy and Harvin, the team also added a top tight end in Charles Clay, as well as two of the league’s best blocking fullbacks in Jerome Felton and John Conner. Defensively, Buffalo brings back a unit that finished fourth in the league last season. Their only noticeable loss in free agency was safety Da’Norris Searcy, so the unit has a chance to be just as good, if not better, in 2015 under Rex Ryan and Dennis Thurman.

The Bills are listed second in the division by USA TODAY Sports behind the New England Patriots and their predicted record of 11-5. USA TODAY Sports also has the Miami Dolphins finishing 10-6 in their predictions. All three teams make the playoffs based upon their predictions with Buffalo grabbing the fifth seed. Unfortunately for the Bills, their predicted playoff berth ends in the Wild Card round with a loss to the Baltimore Ravens.


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