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On to Buffalo: Steelers Draw Bills in Wild Card Round



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The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Buffalo Bills in the Wild Card Round of the 2023 NFL playoffs. The Steelers and Bills will kick off at 1 p.m. from Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York on Sunday, Jan. 14. The game will be broadcast on CBS and Paramount+.

The Steelers made the playoffs as the No. 7 and final seed in the AFC. The Bills defeated the Miami Dolphins on Sunday Night Football to wrap as the No. 2 seed.

Pittsburgh secured its playoff berth by beating the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night and getting help from the Tennessee Titans earlier on Sunday.


1. Baltimore Ravens 13-4
2. Buffalo Bills 11-6
3. Kansas City Chiefs 11-6
4. Houston Texans 10-7
5. Cleveland Browns 11-6
6. Miami Dolphins 11-6
7. Pittsburgh Steelers 10-7
8. Cincinnati Bengals 9-8
9. Jacksonville Jaguars 9-8
10. Indianapolis Colts 9-8
11. Las Vegas Raiders 8-9
12. Denver Broncos 8-9
13. New York Jets 7-10
14. Tennessee Titans 6-11
15. Los Angeles Chargers 5-12
16. New England Patriots 4-13

The Steelers and Bills faced each other this preseason in Pittsburgh, with the Steelers winning, 27-15 at Acrisure Stadium. They have played one another in four consecutive regular seasons. The Bills rolled to a huge 38-3 victory in Buffalo last season. The Steelers upset the Bills 23-16 to open the 2021 season. In 2020, the Bills beat the Steelers, 26-15 in Buffalo. Buffalo also won 27-20 in Pittsburgh in 2019.

The teams last met in the postseason in 1996, when the Steelers beat the Bills, 40-21 in the AFC Divisional Playoff at Three Rivers Stadium on Jan. 6, 1996. The teams have never played a postseason game in Buffalo.