STADIUM: Highmark Stadium
REFEREE: Craig Wrolstad
DATE: Sunday, September 17, 2023
GAME TIME:1:00 PM ET
CBS: Kevin Harlan, Trent Green, Melanie Collins
SiriusXM (also available on the SXM App) LV: 136 or 385 BUF: 111 or 230
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY
REG. SEASON: LV leads series, 21-19 (BUF won past 2)
POSTSEASON: BUF leads series, 2-0
THE LAST TIME …
REG. SEASON: 10/4/20: BUF 30 at LV 23
POSTSEASON: 1/15/94 AFC-DIV: LAA 23 at BUF 29
HEAD COACHES NOTES:
Josh McDaniels vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 0-0 Reg. Season: 18-28 (.391) Postseason: 0-0
Sean McDermott vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 2-0 Reg. Season: 62-36 (.633) Postseason: 4-5 (.444)
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS NOTES:
- QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO completed 20 of 26 atts. (76.9 pct.) for 200 yards & 2 TDs vs. INT with 107.9 rating last week in LV debut, 4th-highest comp. pct. among QBs in Week 1. Is 4-1 as starter vs. AFC East with 95+ rating in 3 of 5 games.
- RB JOSH JACOBS had 71 scrimmage yards (48 rush, 23 rec.) last week, his 26th-straight game with 50+ scrimmage yards, 2ndlongest active streak in NFL (Austin Ekeler – 40 games). Had 73 scrimmage yards (48 rush, 25 rec.) in last meeting.
- RB AMEER ABDULLAH had 48 rec. yards & TD catch in only career game vs. Buf. (12/19/21 w/ Car.).
- WR DAVANTE ADAMS had 6 catches for 66 yards in Week 1. Had 8 catches for 81 yards in his last game vs. Buf. (9/30/18 w/ GB). Has rec. TD in 3 of his past 4 vs. AFC East.
- WR JAKOBI MEYERS led team with 9 catches for 81 yards & career-high 2 TDs last week, 1 of 5 players with 2 rec. TDs in Week 1. Aims for his 5th in row with rec. TD. Had TD catch in his last game vs. Buf. (1/8/23 w/ NE).
- TE AUSTIN HOOPER had 20 rec. yards last week in LV debut.
Has 4+ catches in 3 of his past 4 vs. AFC East.
- DE MAXX CROSBY had 5 tackles & sack in Week 1. Aims for his 4th in row with TFL & 3rd in row with sack. Has sack in 4 of his past 5 on road. Had sack in last meeting.
- DT JERRY TILLERY had sack last week.
- LB DIVINE DEABLO had 9 tackles, TFL & PD in Week 1. Has 9+ tackles in 3 of his past 4 on road.
- CB NATE HOBBS led team in tackles (career-high 12) & TFL (2) in Week 1.
- CB MARCUS PETERS has 6 PD in 4 career games vs. Buf. Ranks tied-3rd among active players with 32 career INTs.
BUFFALO BILLS NOTES:
- QB JOSH ALLEN completed 29 of 41 atts. (70.7 pct.) for 236 yards & TD & rushed for 36 yards last week. Had 21 TDs (20 pass, 1 rush) vs. 6 INTs in 8 home games last season, 2nd-most pass TDs by any player in home games in 2022 (Jared Goff – 23). Passed for 288 yards with 115.8 rating & had 3 TDs (2 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs in last meeting.
- RB JAMES COOK had 63 scrimmage yards (46 rush, 17 rec.) & 4 catches in Week 1. Aims for 4th in row with 50+ scrimmage yards.
- RB LATAVIUS MURRAY aims for his 3rd in row vs. LV with rush TD.
- WR STEFON DIGGS led team with 10 catches for 102 yards & TD last week, his 17th game with 100+ rec. yards since joining Buf. in 2020, 4th-most in NFL. Has 100+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4, incl. playoffs. Had 735 rec. yards (91.9 per game) in 8 home games last season. Had 6 catches for 115 yards in last meeting.
- WR GABE DAVIS had TD catch in last meeting.
- TE DAWSON KNOX had rec. TD in each of final 3 reg. season home games in 2022.
- TE DALTON KINCAID (rookie) had 4 catches in NFL debut last week.
- DE GREG ROUSSEAU had 3rd-career FF in Week 1. Had sack in 3 of final 4 home games last season.
- DE LEONARD FLOYD led team with 1.5 sacks last week in Buf. debut. Has sack in 4 of his past 5 overall.
- DT ED OLIVER had 5 tackles & half sack in Week 1.
- LB MATT MILANO had 8 tackles, TFL & 9th-career INT in Week 1. Had 10 tackles & sack in both 2022 home playoff games. Had 6 tackles & PD in last meeting.
- LB TERREL BERNARD led team with career-high 11 tackles last week.
- S JORDAN POYER had 7 tackles in Week 1. Had 9 tackles & TFL in last meeting.