Now that the regular season has come to an end, the NFL has released each team’s opponent list for the 2011 season. Each team’s schedule is determined by four main factors.
- Each team gets a home and away game against their three division opponents.
- Each team plays four teams from another division within its conference on a rotating three-year cycle.
- Each team plays four teams from another division from the opposite conference on a rotating four-year cycle.
- Each team is schedule two intraconference games which is determined from the standings from the previous season (first place team against a first place team, second place team against a second place team, etc.). These games are matched up based off two-same conference divisions the team is not scheduled to play that season.
In 2011, the four teams from the AFC East is scheduled to face off against the AFC West and NFC East. After finishing at the bottom of the division with a 4-12 record, the Bills will play against the last-place teams from the AFC North and AFC South.
Here’s a list of the Bills opponents for the 2011 season:
Home: Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins
Away: Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs, San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants
Dan Parzych is the Lead NFL Content Editor for RantSports.com/NFL, where he writes and edits NFL content for RantSports.com.
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