An interactive feature posted on the New York Times' "The Upshot" blog offers a quick and easy way to calculate the odds that Buffalo's football team will make the playoffs.
"This tool was created for readers hoping against hope – also known as Bills fans," the post says. "A win against the Raiders and losses for the Chargers, Ravens and Bengals is what you should be praying for this week. Surely you’re praying by now."
According to one simulation, the Bills have a 77 percent chance of making the playoffs if they win their remaining games. Check it out.