Quick Take: Bills (6-8) at Broncos (8-6)

Last meeting
With no timeouts left, Jay Cutler completed an 11-yard pass to Javon Walker with 18 seconds remaining, allowing just enough time for Jason Elam and the kicking team to run onto the field for the deciding 42-yard field goal in Denver's 15-14 road victory on Kickoff Weekend in 2007.

The Broncos have won the last five games against the Bills to narrow Buffalo's series lead to 18-15-1. Check out stats from the past five meetings.

Last week
DE Shaun Ellis recovered a J.P. Losman fumble in the game's final minutes and rumbled into the end zone, lifting the Jets to a 31-27 home victory over the Bills. ... Cutler and the Broncos offense struggled to get into scoring position, falling 30-10 on the road to the Panthers.

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Lynch against Denver's run defense: Despite his second consecutive 1,000-yard season, Bills RB Marshawn Lynch has struggled to find consistency. The second-year pro ran for 127 yards against a stout Jets defense last week and has a good opportunity to post his first back-to-back 100-yard games, with the Broncos' 27th-ranked run defense up next.

The O-lines: Buffalo's offensive line opened plenty of running lanes against the Jets but struggled in protecting Losman, whose fumble on an Abram Elam sack was the deciding play of the game. The Bills' O-line has allowed 10 sacks on Losman in the last three games after not giving up a single sack on Trent Edwards in the two previous games. Similarly, Denver's Cutler was sacked three times last week after previously staying upright for three straight weeks.

Denver at home: The Broncos would like to avoid a meaningful game against AFC West rival San Diego next week and can do so with a win over the Bills at home Sunday. Denver has a 4-3 record at Invesco Field this season and will look to stay above .500 there with a win.

Did you know?
Bills rookie CB/KR Leodis McKelvin ranks first in the AFC and second in the NFL with a 29.3-yard average on kick returns. McKelvin (1,376 kick-return yards) needs 16 more yards to surpass Terrence McGee (1,391 in 2005) for Buffalo's single-season record. ... Jay Cutler needs 239 passing yards to surpass Jake Plummer (4,089 in 2004) for the most in franchise history. Cutler was selected to his first Pro Bowl on Tuesday. ... The Broncos can clinch the AFC West with a win, but the Bills have been eliminated from playoff contention. For a complete look at the playoff picture, click here.

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