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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