Gang Green vs. Bills Mafia: Jets vs. Bills Game Info & Rivalry History

When Do the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets Play Next?

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Are the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets Rivals?

Yes, the Bills and Jets are longtime division rivals, both playing in the AFC East. This NFL rivalry has been fueled by each team being from different parts of New York, and a history of battles for the division title.

Who are the Buffalo Bills’ Biggest Rivals?

The Bills’ biggest rivalry is with the Miami Dolphins. The two longtime AFC East teams are are geographic opposites, with the Dolphins playing in the Sunshine State, while the Bills play in Upstate New York. Still, the foes battled for division titles in much of the ’80s and ’90s. The Bills also have rivalries with two other AFC East teams in the New England Patriots and the New York Jets.

Who are the New York Jets’ Biggest Rivals?

The Jets’ biggest rivalry is arguably with the New England Patriots. The Patriots have controlled much of the recent rivalry, but the two teams have battled throughout the history of their matchups.

The Jets also have a rivalry with the New York Giants, who they share a stadium with, and divisional rivalries with the Dolphins and Bills.

Game Results Between the Jets & Bills

The Jets and Bills have played each other more than 125 times over their storied histories, with the Bills leading the all-time series through the end of the 2022 NFL season. The two teams have played each other just once in the playoffs: in 1981, with the Bills winning that game 31-27.

Most fans of each team would argue the most notable game between the Jets and Bills is their lone playoff meeting in 1981. The Bills had earned a playoff berth for the first time in 16 seasons. The Bills and Jets played in a Wild Card game at Shea Stadium, the former home of the Jets. The opening kickoff was fumbled by the Jets and returned by the Bills’ Charles Romes, before Buffalo took a 24-10 lead to the locker room at half time.

In the second half, the Jets would claw their way back in the game behind late touchdowns from Bobby Jones and Kevin Long to make the score 31-27. The Jets drove down the field with a chance to take the lead, but their quarterback Richard Todd was picked off at the goal line by Bill Simpson, and the Buffalo Bills held on for the win.

DateHome TeamAway TeamLocationWinnerScore
12/11/2022BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo20-12
11/06/2022JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets20-17
01/09/2022BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo27-10
11/14/2021JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo45-17
10/25/2020JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo18-10
09/13/2020BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo27-17
12/29/2019BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets13-6
09/08/2019JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo17-16
12/09/2018BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets27-23
11/11/2018JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo41-10
11/02/2017JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets34-21
09/10/2017BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo21-12
01/01/2017JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets30-10
09/15/2016BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets37-31
01/03/2016BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo22-17
11/12/2015JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo22-17
10/26/2014JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo43-23
11/17/2013BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo37-14
09/22/2013JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets27-20
12/30/2012BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo28-9
09/09/2012JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets48-28
11/27/2011JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets28-24
11/06/2011BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets27-11
01/02/2011JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets38-7
10/03/2010BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets38-14
12/03/2009BillsJetsNeutralNY Jets19-13
10/18/2009JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo16-13
12/14/2008JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets31-27
11/02/2008BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets26-17
10/28/2007JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo13-3
09/30/2007BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo17-14
12/10/2006JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo31-13
09/24/2006BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets28-20
01/01/2006JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets30-26
10/16/2005BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo27-17
11/07/2004BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo22-17
10/10/2004JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets16-14
12/07/2003BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo17-6
10/12/2003JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets30-3
11/24/2002JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets31-13
09/08/2002BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets37-31
12/30/2001JetsBillsMetLife StadiumBuffalo14-9
10/07/2001BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets42-36
10/29/2000BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo23-20
09/17/2000JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets27-14
11/21/1999JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets17-7
09/19/1999BillsJetsHighmark StadiumBuffalo17-3
12/19/1998BillsJetsHighmark StadiumNY Jets17-10
11/08/1998JetsBillsMetLife StadiumNY Jets34-12

Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets History

The Bills and Jets rivalry first began in 1960 when both teams were part of the start-up American Football League. Both teams joined the NFL as part of the AFL-NFL merger, and have been part of the AFC East ever since.

The early rivalry saw short winning streaks going to each franchise. The Jets were an early powerhouse in the AFL, winning the 1968 Super Bowl, behind the arm of star quarterback Joe Namath.

The mid-’80s saw a dominant stretch by the Jets, with the team winning eight straight games from 1984 until the streak was snapped during the 1987 season in a 17-14 loss to Buffalo.

That win for Buffalo led to a streak of dominance through the late ’90s, during which the Bills won 18 games in the series compared to just three for the Jets. This stretch included a 10-game winning streak for the Bills from 1987 until the 1992 season.

The late ’00s were some of the best in Jets franchise history, with New York controlling the AFC East and the rivalry. The Jets would win eight of nine games between 2008 and 2012.

Recently, the Bills have been one of the most dominant teams in the NFL. A young core led by quarterback Josh Allen has led a prolific offense, but one of the most stunning upsets in the rivalry took place in the 2022 season when the Jets beat the Bills 20-17 behind a stout defensive performance.

Where Do the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills Play?

The Jets play their home games at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, while the Bills play their home games at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York.

Other NFL Rivalries

Bengals vs. RavensBears vs. Cardinals
Browns vs. RavensCardinals vs. Rams
Ravens vs. Steelers49ers vs. Cardinals
Bills vs. ChiefsCardinals vs. Seahawks
Bills vs. DolphinsFalcons vs. Panthers
Bills vs. PatriotsFalcons vs. Saints
Bills vs. JetsFalcons vs. Buccaneers
Bengals vs. BrownsPanthers vs. Saints
Bengals vs. ChiefsBuccaneers vs. Panthers
Bengals vs. SteelersBears vs. Lions
Browns vs. SteelersBears vs. Packers
Broncos vs. ChiefsBears vs. Vikings
Broncos vs. RaidersCowboys vs. Packers
Broncos vs. ChargersCowboys vs. Rams
Colts vs. TexansCowboys vs. Giants
Jaguars vs. TexansCowboys vs. Eagles
Colts vs. JaguarsCowboys vs. 49ers
Chiefs vs. RaidersLions vs. Packers
Chargers vs. RaidersLions vs. Vikings
Chargers vs. ChiefsVikings vs. Packers
Dolphins vs. Patriots49ers vs. Rams
Dolphins vs. JetsSaints vs. Vikings
Jets vs. PatriotsBuccaneers vs. Saints
Titans vs. RavensGiants vs. Eagles
Texans vs. TitansRams vs. Seahawks
Colts vs. TitansSeahawks vs. 49ers
Jaguars vs. TitansCommanders vs. Cowboys
Titans vs. SteelersCommanders vs. Giants
Commanders vs. Eagles

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