NFL Wild Card Weekend odds: Bills return to playoffs as underdogs

NFL Wild Card Weekend odds: Bills return to playoffs as underdogs

Buffalo suffered through a 0-for-playoff drought, stumbling through losing season after losing season while the days of Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas sank further into the rear-view mirror. They also won their first divisional title since 1999.

Sunday, Taylor will lead the Bills vs. Jacksonville in the AFC Wild Card Playoff.

The Bills are the seventh team to make the playoffs with a worst point differential of minus 50 or worse, and guess what? They needed to get some help in the final week to get in.

This Bills' offense is nearly entirely dependent on LeSean McCoy, and he will reportedly be a game-time decision for Sunday's game in Jacksonville.

The Jaguars defense ranks first in the National Football League in yards-per-play, pass defense and interceptions and is ranked second in total defense, sacks and scoring defense. "We play for one another and we take that onto the field every day at practice and in games and it shows on the field". This was after the X-ray tests on his ankle came out negative, according to an interview by sports network ESPN.

With McCoy banged-up, I don't see how the Bills move the ball in this game. It's a fun idea, but I'm not going to lie to you and say that I'm not a bit alarmed about how unusual a teal burger bun looks.

Milano did get 69 percent of the defensive snaps last Sunday for a total of 49, with Ramon Humber getting the balance of the work (22 snaps, 31 percent).

McCoy was listed as a non-participant in practice on Thursday despite the positives as he deals with an injured ankle.


If he does? You're looking at a guy who wound up fourth in the AFC in rushing with 1,138 yards. Rookie runner Leonard Fournette is undoubtedly one of the most talented players at the position they've seen all season, and with how the Bills have struggled to stop the run - it proposes quite a daunting task for Buffalo.

Watson offers (theoretically sober) reminders of "what's going on in the real world".

Bortles is often responsible for these turnovers, and whether he fumbles or throws an interception will likely be the deciding factor in their upcoming game. They led the National Football League in rushing - you can't be a soft team and do that - and finished second in the National Football League in total defense, scoring defense, takeaways and sacks.

Few others in Jacksonville's locker room can say the same. However, since Jacksonville ranked 21 against the run during the regular season, the Bills could try their luck on the ground.

And with Dareus making his first start since the trade last week at Tennessee, he finished with four tackles and a sack as the Jaguars held Derrick Henry to 51 yards on 28 carries. Fournette needs a foil for the Bills to even have a chance.

Doug Marrone has no doubt Tyrod Taylor is an issue this week. That should give the Jaguars offense hope after two consecutive losses to close the regular season. "The last two games, he's played well". Jacksonville had better create any opportunity to expose a leaky Bills defense.

But while Bortles may be slumping, his arm also has the talent to be a game-changer.

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