Bills hanging on in crowded AFC playoff race

With two weeks left in the regular season, the scenarios by which the Buffalo Bills can make the playoffs are probably simple, right?

Maybe not.

With nine AFC teams having records above .500, including the Bills, there is still plenty to be sorted out in the AFC playoff picture.

The New England Patriots, Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts have all clinched their respective divisions, but the AFC North is still up for grabs and there are still six teams realistically in play for the two wild-card spots.

The Bills -- who are currently ninth in the AFC -- finish with two road trips, beginning this weekend when they travel to play the Oakland Raiders.

"Obviously we got to go to Oakland and find a way to get a victory," cornerback Corey Graham said after Sunday's win over the Green Bay Packers. "If we get a victory, hopefully it will mean something. We don’t know exactly how everything gonna go out, but all we can do is go out there and compete and play our best out there."

After returning from Oakland, the Bills will get back on their plane for a finale at New England.

"Of course I didn’t like the fact that I lost to the Patriots," Graham said, referring to the Bills' Week 6 loss to the Patriots. "I mean, I don’t like the Patriots. They’ve been running this division for a long time. It’s time for change. We’re going to have an opportunity to play them at the end of the season. We’ll be ready to roll."

In the meantime, Bills fans can check out ESPN.com's Playoff Machine to churn through some of the possible scenarios.