LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars

Ben Roethlisberger wanted another shot at the Jaguars defense. Be careful what you wish for

McCoy was responsible for 33 percent of Buffalo's scrimmage yards this season, which was the second-highest percentage in the league behind Todd Gurley's 36 percent. At the tail end of the magnificent run, he put lockdown cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who is a solid tackler, in a blender. Bortles carried nine times for 89 yards to supplement a subpar passing game. That said, the Bills traded defensive tackle Marcell Dareus to the Jaguars before Week 8 and the two run defenses went in different directions.

WHEN Jacksonville beat Buffalo 34-31 in a thriller at Wembley in 2015, both teams left London with a losing record and both fell into the pack of mediocrity in the NFL.

All four home teams are strong favorites to win their opening game, with the Kansas City Chiefs and Jacksonville Jaguars the biggest favorites of the weekend according to the oddsmakers. Without McCoy, the run-first Bills would be forced to turn to Mike Tolbert, shifting a ton of the pressure onto the arm (and legs) of quarterback Tyrod Taylor and creating a much more hard set of circumstances.

The Jaguars - who were playing in their first post-season match since 2007 - took the lead for the first time in the match after Bortles found tightend Ben Koyack to complete a 15-play for 86 yards in the third quarter.

The Jaguars were finally able to move the ball on the final drive of the half.

The Bills had the ball for 20:09 in the first half. He rushed for 27 yards on seven attempts.

A drab first quarter finished scoreless and the second quarter almost followed suit as both sides started nervously before a fantastic interception by Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin gave the match some spark.

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