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This is one tie that the Broncos don't want to find themselves in.
Although most head-to-head matchups with potential playoff teams are favorable for the Broncos, this is one instance where it is not.
The Broncos' frustrating defeat at the hands of the Titans early in the season would cost Denver the playoffs if both teams were to end in a tie.
However, that loss to Tennessee would not necessarily keep Denver out of a three (or more)-way tie for the final AFC wild-card spot, because of the NFL's wild-card tiebreaker rules.
Essentially, if it were to be a four-way tie with teams at 10-6, the Bengals would fall out first because they're third in their division (assuming Baltimore and Pittsburgh are 11-5 or higher).
The Jets, Broncos and Titans would all be second in their divisions, and because there are still three teams tied after that rule is applied, the head-to-head matchups are skipped in favor of the in-conference win/loss record.
That's the only way that the Broncos could top the Titans in a tie, but they must have the Jets included in that mix.
If it were only the Broncos, Bengals and Titans tied at the end of the season, the Bengals would fall out first, leaving only the Titans and Broncos tied, at which point the head-to-head would be the tie breaker.
Don't end in a tie with the Titans, unless the Jets are tied as well.