NFL Football

Bills-Falcons Capsule

By The Associated Press

BUFFALO (2-1) at ATLANTA (3-0)

Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS

OPENING LINE - Falcons by 8 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buffalo 3-0, Atlanta 2-1

SERIES RECORD - Falcons lead 7-4

LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Bills 34-31, Dec. 1, 2013 in Toronto

LAST WEEK - Bills beat Broncos, 26-15; Falcons beat Lions 30-26

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bills No. 19, Falcons No. 2

BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (12), PASS (19)

BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (4), PASS (9)

FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (10), PASS (7)

FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (16), PASS (21)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Roof on new Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be closed. Falcons had first open-air home game since Dec. 15, 1991 vs. Packers on Sept. 17. ... Falcons coach Dan Quinn was defensive line coach at William & Mary, his first college job, in 1994 when Bills coach Sean McDermott played safety for school. ... Buffalo allowed just two touchdowns to match franchise low through three games. Also allowed three TDs through three games in 1981, `82 and `83. ... Rookie CB Tre'Davious White had first career interception last week. ... Bills have allowed no TD passes and have four INTs. ... Bills' last 3-1 start was in 2011, when they were 4-1. ... Bills had lost nine straight when having no more than 75 yards rushing before last week's win over Denver. ... RB LeSean McCoy has four TDs in last two games against Falcons. ... Buffalo has not forced fumble in 13 consecutive games. ... QB Matt Ryan's three interceptions last week were his first of season. He had not thrown more than one interception in game since having two on Nov. 29, 2015 against Vikings. ... Falcons have bye next week. ... RB Devonta Freeman looking for fourth straight game against AFC team with 100-plus yards rushing and receiving combined. ... Fantasy Tip: There are no more concerns that shared role with RB Tevin Coleman would diminish Freeman's value. Start Freeman, especially at home. Freeman has 12 TDs, 11 rushing and one receiving, in last six home games. He had 106 yards rushing, 32 yards receiving and TD last week.

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Updated September 28, 2017

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