In Week 12, the Jacksonville Jaguars travel to New Era Field to face the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m. EST. Here are five stats surrounding Sunday's matchup:
2.0 Registers 2 Picks: CB Jalen Ramseyintercepted QB Ben Roethlisbergertwice, while also making a career-high eight tackles in Jacksonville's Week 11 game against Pittsburgh, becoming the second Jaguar in team history (Davon House, 11/15/15 at Baltimore) to record at least eight tackles and two INTs in a single game. Ramsey recorded his first INT in the second quarter on a play that Defensive Coordinator Todd Washcalled one of the best INTs he's ever seen and in the third quarter, intercepted Roethlisberger in the end zone. Ramsey's INT against Buffalo in the AFC Wild Card game (Jan. 7, 2018) clinched the game for the Jaguars and he'll look to be opportunistic against an offense that has thrown the second-most INTs in the NFL (16).
Leonard Fournette: After carrying the ball 24 times in Week 10 against Indianapolis, Fournette topped that number at Pittsburgh in Week 11, registering a career-high-tying 28 rushing attempts and recording 95 yards. The second-year RB also totaled 46 receiving yards, becoming the only player in Jaguars history to tally 100 scrimmage yards nine times in their first 17 games. Jacksonville's rushing attack, which also featured Carlos Hyde(44 yards), T.J. Yeldon(23 yards) and Blake Bortles(17 yards) gained a season-high 179 yards. In the 2017 AFC Wild Card game against the Bills, Bortles led the Jaguars rushing attack with a career-high 88 rushing yards.
Lambo's Leg: K Josh Lambomade at least three FGs for the third time this season in Jacksonville's Week 11 game against Pittsburgh. Lambo's emerged a weapon in 2018 as he has connected on 17 of 18 attempts, including all 13 attempts from within 50 yards. The fifth-year Texas A&M product is 34 of 36 on FGs since signing with the Jaguars in October 2017 and makes his debut at New Era Field this Sunday.
Defensive Showdown: Sunday's matchup will feature two of the top defenses in the league as both teams rank in the top five in total defense. Additionally, the Jaguars and the Bills have been excellent against the pass with the Bills having allowed the league's fewest passing yards (202.4 net passing yards per game) and Jacksonville having allowed the league's third fewest (210.2). Jacksonville defeated Buffalo 10-3 in a defensive battle in the 2017 AFC Wild Card game last season and this Sunday could be a similar type of game.
Yannick the Young One:DE Yannick Ngakouedropped QB Ben Roethlisbergerfor his 26th-career sack in Week 11 against the Steelers and his 26.0 sacks are the most by a Jaguars player through 42 career games in franchise history. Ngakoue, who's also recorded 10 forced fumbles in his career, is tied for the team with DL Calais Campbellwith 6.0 sacks and the two defensive linemen will attempt to pressure a Bills offense that has allowed the league's fourth-most sacks (34) in the NFL. Ngakoue's sixth sack of his career came against Buffalo on Nov. 27, 2016.
Every week during the 2018 season, Jaguars Public Relations Assistant David Wolf will write five key stats about the Jaguars' upcoming game. A Chapel Hill, N.C. native, Wolf joined the Jacksonville Jaguars in May 2018.