SUNDAY, OCT. 3, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // HIGHMARK STADIUM // REFEREE: RONALD TORBERT
ON THE AIRWAVES
TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Beth Mowins, Tiki Barber
SIRIUS: 113 (Hou.), 81 (Buf.) | XM: 384 (Hou.), 226 (Buf.) | SXM App: 812 (Hou.), 803 (Buf.)
REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY
LEADER: Texans lead all-time series, 5-4
STREAKS: Texans have won 4 of past 5
LAST GAME: 10/14/18: Bills 13 at Texans 20
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/6/15: Bills 30, Texans 21
HOUSTON TEXANS LEADERS BUFFALO BILLS
L 24-9 vs. Carolina (Thu.) LAST WEEK W 43-21 vs. Washington
David Culley: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Sean McDermott: 0-2
22.3/25.3 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 31.3/14.7
314.7 OFFENSE 388.7
Davis Mills (R): 27-46-270-2-1-80.9 PASSING Josh Allen: 79-127-807-7-1-95.5
Mark Ingram: 46-147-3.2-1 RUSHING Devin Singletary: 35-180-5.1-1
Brandin Cooks: 23-322-14.0-1 RECEIVING Cole Beasley: 23-194-8.4-0
385.7 DEFENSE 252.7
Whitney Mercilus: 2 SACKS Gregory Rousseau (R): 2
Justin Reid: 2 INTs Three tied: 1
+3 (5/2) TAKE/GIVE +3 (6/3)
Cameron Johnston: 46.4 (42.6) PUNTING (NET) Matt Haack: 46.4 (37.2)
Joey Slye: 19 (7/8 PAT; 4/5 FG) KICKING Tyler Bass: 28 (10/10 PAT; 6/7 FG)
• QB DAVIS MILLS (rookie) completed 19 of 28 passes (67.9 pct.) for 168 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 95.5 rating last week in 1st NFL start.
• RB MARK INGRAM has 210 scrimmage yards (105 per game) & 3 rush TDs in 2 career games vs. Buf. Has 75+ scrimmage yards in 6 of his past 7 vs. AFC East. Leads all active RBs in rush yards (7,471) & rush TDs (63). RB DAVID JOHNSON had 111 scrimmage yards (83 rush, 28 rec.) in only career game vs. Buf. (9/25/16 w/ Az.). Has 502 scrimmage yards (125.5 per game) & 6 rush TDs in 4 career games vs. AFC East.
• WR BRANDIN COOKS led team with 9 catches for 112 yards last week. Aims for his 6th in row with 75+ rec. yards. Leads AFC with 322 rec. yards this season. WR ANTHONY MILLER had TD catch in Hou. debut last week. Had 5 catches for 49 yards in only career game vs. Buf. (11/4/18 w/ Chi.).
• LB ZACH CUNNINGHAM had season-high 14 tackles in Week 3. Had 13 tackles in last meeting. Leads NFL with 191 tackles since 2020. LB CHRISTIAN KIRKSEY had season-high 10 tackles last week. Has TFL in 4 of his past 5. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Buf. with 7+ tackles. DE WHITNEY MERCILUS had sack last week. Aims for his 4th in row with TFL. DE JONATHAN GREENARD had sack & FF in season debut last week. DT ROSS BLACKLOCK had 1st-career sack & FF in Week 3. CB VERNON HARGREAVES had 8 tackles & PD last week. Aims for his 7th in row with 5+ tackles. Had 2 PD in only career game vs. Buf. (10/22/17 w/ TB).
• QB JOSH ALLEN completed 32 of 43 passes (74.4 pct.) for 358 yards & 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 129.8 rating & rushed for TD last week & became 4th player ever with 300+ pass yards, 4+ TD passes & rush TD in multiple career games. Has 2+ TD passes in 3 of his past 4 at home.
• RB ZACK MOSS had career-high 91 scrimmage yards (60 rush, 31 rec.) & 1st TD catch of season last week. Aims for 3rd in row with TD. RB DEVIN SINGLETARY has 80+ scrimmage yards in 2 of past 3.
• WR STEFON DIGGS had 6 catches for 62 yards in Week 3. Aims for his 9th in row with 60+ rec. yards. Since 2020, leads NFL in catches (146) & rec. yards (1,726). WR COLE BEASLEY led team with 11 catches & 98 rec. yards last week. Aims for his 4th in row at home with 5+ catches. WR EMMANUEL SANDERS had 5 catches for 94 yards & 2 TDs in Week 3, all season highs. Had 6 catches in his last game vs. Hou. (11/4/18 w/ Den.). TE DAWSON KNOX aims for 3rd in row with rec. TD.
• CB TRE’DAVIOUS WHITE had 1st FF of season last week. Had TFL in last meeting. S MICAH HYDE had 5 tackles, TFL & 1st INT of season in Week 3. Aims for 3rd in row with TFL. Aims for 3rd in row at home with PD. S JORDAN POYER had 1st INT of season last week. Aims for 3rd in row with PD. Had TFL & PD in last meeting. LB MATT MILANO had 6 tackles, 2 TFL & FR last week. Aims for 4th in row with 2+ TFL & 3rd in row with FR. Had 2 TFL & PD in last meeting. DT STAR LOTULELEI had sack in Week 3.