Last Update: Jan 14, 2023.

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Who do the Dolphins play if they make the playoffs?

Entering the weekend, the Miami Dolphins needed to defeat the New York Jets in their Week 18 matchup, but they also needed the Buffalo Bills to take down the New England Patriots if they wanted to clinch a postseason berth.

Remaining game: Titans They can still make the playoffs if they lose, as the No. 7 seed, if the Dolphins, Steelers and Patriots all lose their games.

Remaining game: Titans They can still make the playoffs if they lose, as the No. 7 seed, if the Dolphins, Steelers and Patriots all lose their games.

Remaining game: Titans They can still make the playoffs if they lose, as the No. 7 seed, if the Dolphins, Steelers and Patriots all lose their games.

Cbs4's Steve Goldstein Looks At The Miami Dolphins Playoff Scenarios

If Miami loses this week and then beats the Jets, they would need New England to lose against Buffalo to make the playoffs. The Dolphins will miss the playoffs if they lose the remaining two games.

Cbs4's Steve Goldstein Looks At The Miami Dolphins Playoff Scenarios

Remaining game: Titans They can still make the playoffs if they lose, as the No. 7 seed, if the Dolphins, Steelers and Patriots all lose their games.

The Dolphins have an 89 percent chance to make the playoffs if they win Saturday in Buffalo, but that drops to 69 percent if the Dolphins beat the Packers but lose to the Patriots and Jets.

The Dolphins have an 89 percent chance to make the playoffs if they win Saturday in Buffalo, but that drops to 69 percent if the Dolphins beat the Packers but lose to the Patriots and Jets. The Dolphins' playoff odds drop to 17 percent if they beat Buffalo but lose their three remaining three games.

Jets Vs. Dolphins: Can Miami Avoid Implosion And Make The Playoffs?

To make the playoffs, the Dolphins need to beat the Jets and they need the Buffalo Bills to beat the New England Patriots.

Jets Vs. Dolphins: Can Miami Avoid Implosion And Make The Playoffs?

Even if the Dolphins lose Sunday, they will make the playoffs if they can beat the Jets in Week 18 and the Bills defeat the Patriots. If the Jets beat the Seahawks this weekend, Miami will need to beat the Jets in Week 18, no matter what happens in Week 17.

To make the playoffs, the Dolphins need to beat the Jets and they need the Buffalo Bills to beat the New England Patriots.

To make the playoffs, the Dolphins need to beat the Jets and they need the Buffalo Bills to beat the New England Patriots.

Jets Vs. Dolphins: Can Miami Avoid Implosion And Make The Playoffs?

To make the playoffs, the Dolphins need to beat the Jets and they need the Buffalo Bills to beat the New England Patriots.

Jets Vs. Dolphins: Can Miami Avoid Implosion And Make The Playoffs?

The Dolphins likely need to win out against two fellow wild card contenders, the Patriots and Jets, to make the playoffs. They also have to do it with Teddy Bridgewater for at least Week 17 after Tagovailoa suffered another concussion in Week 16.

To make the playoffs, the Dolphins need to beat the Jets and they need the Buffalo Bills to beat the New England Patriots.