Skidding, turnover-prone Jaguars travel to play Bills
JACKSONVILLE (2-8) at BUFFALO (5-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Bills by 7 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 3-6-1, Bills 5-4-1
SERIES RECORD - Tied 7-7
LAST MEETING - Jaguars beat Bills 34-31, Oct. 25, 2015
LAST WEEK - Jaguars lost to Lions 26-19; Bills beat Bengals, 16-12
AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 30, Bills No. 18
JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (26), PASS (17).
JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (23), PASS (5).
BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (1), PASS (32).
BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (20), PASS (11).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Jaguars assistant head coach Doug Marrone faces former team for second consecutive season since opting out of contract as Bills head coach following 2014 season. ... Jaguars have lost five straight. ... QB Blake Bortles is tied with Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick in throwing NFL-high 13 interceptions. Bortles has been intercepted in eight of 10 games this season and 31 of 40 in three-year career. ... Bortles needs 41 yards passing to reach 10,000 to set Jaguars mark and reach that plateau in fewest games. ... Jaguars have NFL's fewest takeaways (seven) and most giveaways (22), but snapped five-game streak without takeaway by forcing two fumbles against Detroit. ... WR Allen Robinson has TD catches in three straight games. ... Bills seeking 6-5 record or better through 11 games for second time since 2009 and third since 2001. ... Tyrod Taylor stands 31 yards rushing short of becoming third Bills QB and 26th player to reach 1,000 yards in career. ... Trailing Bengals 12-10, Bills overcame halftime deficit for first time this season. ... Buffalo has topped 20 first downs in three straight games. Bills haven't had four-game streak since doing it twice in 1998. ... They snapped three-game streak without takeaway with two interceptions against Bengals. ... Bills are tied with Seahawks for NFL lead with 31 sacks. ... Fantasy Tip: Bills' defense worth taking against Bortles-led offense that has topped 24 points once this year and turned ball over in nine games, and Jacksonville team that's allowed three touchdown returns.
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