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BFR Thursday Preview: Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets

A Week 17 preview of the game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets.

New York Jets (10-5) at Buffalo Bills (7-8)


LAST REGULAR-SEASON GAME: 11/12/15: Bills 22 – Jets 17. Bacarri Rambo sealed the game with an interception.

REFEREE: Walt Anderson

JETS NOTES:  Ryan Fitzpatrick needs one passing TD to set a single-season passing TD record with the Jets… Chris Ivory is 11 yards short of 1,000 yards rushing… Brandon Marshall passed Al Toon’s single-season reception record with the Jets last week… Jets TEs have combined for eight receptions, 95 yards and a touchdown… The Jets are first in the league in run defense, allowing 81.5 rush yards per game.

BILLS NOTES:  Buffalo can move to 4-2 in the division if they defeat the Jets… Tyrod Taylor can earn a $1 million bonus if he finishes the season playing 80 percent of Buffalo’s snaps… Karlos Williams is seven yards short of 500 yards... Buffalo will have three players with 500 yards rushing if Williams gains the seven yards… Sammy Watkins needs 89 yards to reach 1,000 yards on the season… He had 147 yards entering Week 9… Buffalo is first in the NFL in rush yards per game, running for 154.6 yards per game.





Series Leader

Lead 59-51


Won last 4

Coaches Record vs. Opponent



Last Week

W 16-6 vs. Dallas Cowboys

W 26-20 (OT) vs. New England Patriots


Taylor: 224-352-2,853-20-6 (100.7 RTG)

Fitzpatrick: 319-525-3,724-29-12 (91.2 RTG)


Taylor: 94-517-3

Ivory: 241-989-7


Watkins: 49-911-9

Marshall: 101-1,376-13


5,480 yards

5,625 yards





5,402 yards

4,803 yards

Sack Leader

Jerry Hughes (5)

Wilkerson (12)

Active INT Leader

Darby, Graham, Brown (2)

Marcus Williams (6)


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