NFL playoffs preview: Buffalo vs. Jacksonville

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Buffalo Bills face the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon in the AFC Wild Card round game. The game will kick off at 1:05 pm on CBS from EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Bills come into this game with a 9-7 record. The Jaguars are the AFC South Division Champions, who are 10-6.

According to Consensus Analysis, the Bills have a 58% chance to win this game. Their expert poll; however, gives the Jaguars a 56% chance to win this game.

This is the first meeting between these two teams since November 27th, 2016. The Bills won 28-21.

The Jaguars have not won in this series since a 34-31 win on October 25th, 2015. In the past 10 meetings, each team has won five times each.

The Bills won their last regular season game, as they defeated the Miami Dolphins, 22-16, on New Year’s Eve. They have not lost a game since Christmas Eve when they lost 37-16 to the New England Patriots.

The Jaguars have lost their last two regular season games, losing to the Tennessee Titans on New Year’s Eve and the San Francisco 49ers on Christmas Eve. They have not won a game since a 45-7 win over the Houston Texans on December 17th, 2017.

Buffalo is averaging 18.9 points per game. Jacksonville is averaging 26.1 points per game.

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor has gone 263 of 420 for 2,799 passing yards. He has 14 touchdowns and four interceptions.

LeSean McCoy, who led the running backs, had 287 carries for 1,138 rushing yards and six touchdowns. Charles Clay, who led the receivers, had 49 receptions for 558 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles has gone 315 of 523 for 3,687 passing yards. He has 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.

Leonard Fournette, who led the running backs, had 268 carries for 1,040 rushing yards and nine touchdowns. Keelan Cole, who led the receivers, had 42 receptions for 748 receiving yards and three touchdowns.

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