Jim Wyatt, SENIOR WRITER/EDITOR
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans face the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at New Era Field.
Here’s a look at the Bills:
Last game: Lost to Packers, 22-0.
Points for/against: 12.5 ppg/26.5 ppg.
Offense: 31st overall, 220.8 ypg (rushing 24th, passing 32nd).
Defense: 15th overall, 358.3 ypg (11th rushing, 16th passing).
Head coach: Sean McDermott.
QB: Josh Allen (55-of-103, 666 yards, 2 TD, 4 INT, 63.8 rating).
Top RBs: LeSean McCoy (21 rush, 85 yards, 0 TD), Chris Ivory (31 rush, 81 yards, 1 TD).
Top WRs: Zay Jones (10 catches, 144 yards, 0 TD), Kelvin Benjamin (7 catches, 92 yards, 1 TD).
TE: Charles Clay (8 catches 87 yards, 0 TDs).
Sacks: Jerry Hughes (2), Trent Murphy (1.5).
Leading tackler: LB Tremaine Edmunds (30).
Interceptions: Jordon Poyer (1), Matt Milano (1).
Kicker: Stephen Hauschka (5-6 FGs).
Punter: Corey Bojorquez: 45.4 avg (41.3 net).
Last meeting: October 11, 2015: Bills 14, Titans 13.
–Bills quarterbacks coach David Culley is a Sparta, Tenn., native who played quarterback at Vanderbilt.
–Bills tight end Jason Croom played at the University of Tennessee.
-Bills tackle Conor McDermott is a Nashville native who played at Ensworth.
-Bills receivers coach Terry Robiskie formerly served as offensive coordinator with the Titans.
-S Rafael Bush (shoulder).
-S Micah Hyde (groin).
-TE Charles Clay (ankle).
-DE Shaw Lawson (hamstring).
-RB Michael Murphy (rib).
Titans coach Mike Vrabel on Bills defense:
“They play hard. That’s the first thing that I see on tape. They play with great effort, great enthusiasm and great energy. The scheme is the scheme. Sean (McDermott) and those coaches have them playing hard. They have three veteran guys that kind of lead them with Kyle (Williams), Jerry (Hughes) and Lorenzo (Alexander). These guys have played in some big games throughout the course of their 10-year career and 12-year career. It seems like they kind of lead that group and they’re playing just as hard as the rest of them. Then they have some young guys with some good talent.”
Bills coach Sean McDermott on Titans:
“I think they play good, strong defense and special teams. Then offensively, they do a really good job of running the football and taking shots down the field. Then, their screen game is probably the best in the league, so we have to be aware of that at all times.”