Bills bring NFL's No. 2 rushing attack to face Seahawks
BUFFALO (4-4) at SEATTLE (4-2-1)
Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 7
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bills 4-4, Seahawks 3-4
SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 7-5
LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Bills 50-17, Dec. 16, 2012
LAST WEEK - Bills lost to Patriots 41-25; Seahawks lost to Saints 25-20
AP PRO32 RANKING - Bills No. 16; Seahawks No. 5
BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (2), PASS (31).
BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (25), PASS (13).
SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (28), PASS (14).
SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (7), PASS (9).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Bills traveling to Seattle for first time since 2004 season. ... Bills trying to have winning record after nine games for seventh time in past 16 seasons. Have not finished better than 9-7 any of those seasons and last made playoffs in 1999. ... Bills 3-0 vs. NFC West this season. ... QB Tyrod Taylor has four TDs and no interceptions in last two games vs. NFC West teams. ... RB LeSean McCoy status in question due to hamstring injury. McCoy has rushed for at least 100 yards in two of past three games played. ... RB Mike Gillislee had 85 yards rushing and TD last week. ... RB Reggie Bush's status in question due to groin injury. ... Bills leading NFL averaging 5.46 yards per carry. ... WR Marquise Goodwin is second in NFL averaging 21.5 yards per catch. ... TE Charles Clay is second on team with 26 catches but has no TDs. Clay had 35 catches through eight games last season. ... Bills have 26 sacks, tied for NFL lead and five more than all of last season. LB Lorenzo Alexander leads NFL with nine sacks. ... Bills have forced four turnovers total in four losses; 10 turnovers in four victories. ... LB Zach Brown leads NFL with 87 tackles. ... Seahawks going for 11th straight win on Monday night. Seahawks have highest win percentage (.733) in history of Monday night games. ... QB Russell Wilson has 20 TDs and two interceptions in past seven games vs. AFC teams. Wilson has just 44 yards rushing through seven games. ... Seahawks have failed to rush for 100 yards in four straight and five of seven games this season. Seahawks rank 28th in league averaging, 81.4 yards per game rushing. ... RB Christine Michael has six total TDs in past five games, but only one 100-yard game. ... Rookie RB C.J. Prosise had 103 total yards rushing and receiving last week vs. Saints. ... WR Doug Baldwin held without TD catch in four straight. ... Rookie LT George Fant likely to make second straight start. ... DE Michael Bennett is out two to three weeks after minor knee surgery. ... DE Cliff Avril has 6 + sacks and three forced fumbles in past four games. ... LB Bobby Wagner has at least 13 tackles in each of past three games. ... S Earl Thomas' fumble return for TD last week was Seahawks' first defensive TD since Week 9 of 2015. ... Fantasy Tip: Gillislee is likely only RB option for Bills this week. Gillislee ran well vs. Patriots and Seahawks have allowed 100-yard rusher in two straight games.
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