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Buffalo Football Report Week 5 Thursday Preview

The Bills will look for their first win this season against a team coming off of extra rest.

Buffalo Bills (2-2) @ Tennessee Titans (1-2)

KICKOFF: 1:00 p.m.

LAST REGULAR-SEASON GAME: 10/21/12 – Titans 35, Bills 34. Matt Hasselbeck connected with Nate Washington for a 15 yard touchdown pass with 1:08 remaining in the game.

REFEREE: Walt Anderson

BROADCAST: CBS — Andrew Catalon, Steve Beuerlein, Steve Tasker

TITANS NOTES: Tennessee is coming off of their bye… Marcus Mariota is coming off of his first career 300+ yard passing game… Mariota is currently ranked fifth in the NFL in passing touchdown… Rookie Dorial Green-Beckham has three receptions this season and two have resulted in touchdowns… Derrick Morgan is tied for 11th in the NFL in sacks with 3.0… Tennessee is 5th in the league in PPG and 9th in yards.

BILLS NOTES: The Buffalo Bills will be playing their third team in five weeks coming off of extra rest… Buffalo’s first two opponents with extra rest, the Patriots and Giants, both defeated the Bills… Buffalo looks as though they’ll be without Karlos Williams on Sunday, leaving Anthony Dixon, Cierre Wood and Dan "Boom" Herron at RB… Buffalo averaged 2.3 YPC last week… Sammy Watkins hasn’t been ruled out for Sunday’s game… The Bills offense is 7th in PPG (27.5) and their defense is 3rd in rush yards allowed (78.5).





Series Leader



Titans have won the last five matchups

Coaches Record vs. Opponent



Last Week

L 24 -10 vs. Giants

Bye Week


Tyrod Taylor: 86-120-988-8-4 (104.4 RTG)

Mariota: 61-96-833-8-2 (110.3 RTG)


Karlos Williams: 42-226-3 TD

Bishop Sankey: 29-126-1 TD


Charles Clay: 21-255-2 TD

Kendall Wright: 13-213-2 TD


1,432 yards

1,127 yards





1,505 yards

925 yards


Bradham (1), Robey (1), M. Williams (1), Hughes (1), Dareus (1), Charles (1), Graham (1)

Derrick Morgan (3)


Ronald Darby (2), Preston Brown (2)

Brown (1), Cox (1), Sensabaugh (1), Mount (1)


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