The Jets still have a shot at the No. 1 pick of the draft

New York (3-9) currently holds the No. 3 position, behind the 49ers and Raiders (2-10)

It's very possible the Jets don't win another game this season.

They play a Bills team on Sunday that's won two of its last three games, including a 31-point demolition of the Jets at MetLife Stadium, and New York is a 3.5-point underdog as of Wednesday afternoon.

After the Bills, the Jets play host to the Texans, who have won nine in a row, and Packers, who just fired head coach Mike McCarthy but still have Aaron Rodgers.

Like last year, they'll finish in New England, and the Patriots will likely still be playing for something, probably a first-round bye in the playoffs.

So don't expect the Jets to be favored in a game the rest of the season.

2019 NFL Draft Order

Is it possible they leapfrog the Bay Area teams? Maybe.

If the Jets lose out and 49ers and Raiders win one more game, they'll all finish 3-13 (the Cardinals can also finish 3-13, but the Jets have the tiebreaker over them).

What is the tiebreaker exactly?

Strength of schedule.

The Jets' 11 opponents this season (they played the Dolphins twice) are 63-67-2, while San Fran's opponents are 65-65-2 and Oakland's are 71-60-1.

So if the Jets lose out and San Francisco and Oakland each one more game, the top pick is theirs.

The 49ers play Denver, Seattle and Chicago, all at home, before playing at the Rams. If the Rams have a first-round bye locked up, it's possible they rest their starters in Week 17 (as Sean McVay did last season).

The Raiders play the Steelers at home before traveling to Cincinnati. They finish with Denver at home and then the Chiefs in Kansas City. With Jeff Driskel starting for the Bengals, Oakland could pull that game out, or maybe the Chiefs would rest their starters Week 17.

If the Jets finish 3-13, it'll be their worst record since going 1-15 in 1996, but hey, there's still reason to hope, Jets fans!

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