Monday's Jacksonville Coverage [1:46 AM]
Momentum, game lost as Jaguars fall to Bills (Florida Times Union)
Jordan Todman solid as starter for Jaguars (Florida Times Union)
Jaguars' Winston Guy steps up at safety with sack-strip (Florida Times Union)
News of Stevie Johnson's mother's death puts Bills in somber mood after 27-20 victory (Florida Times Union)
Don't pin Jaguars' loss on Chad Henne (Florida Times Union)
Rookie Denard Robinson has game worth forgetting (Florida Times Union)
Jaguars Report Card (Florida Times Union)
Four Downs Analysis (Florida Times Union)
Monday Morning Blitz: Bills 27, Jaguars 20 (Florida Times Union)
Monday Morning Quarterback: Bills 27, Jaguars 20 (Florida Times Union)
Photo gallery (Florida Times Union)
Jaguars' Jordan Todman makes most of his starting shot (Fox Sports Florida)
Bills 27, Jaguars 20: Takeaways & observations (Fox Sports Florida)
Photo gallery (Fox Sports Florida)
3 forward, 1 back (WJXT-TV)
First off the Field: Bills 27, Jaguars 20 (Jaguars.com)
Disappointment – not despair (Jaguars.com)
Open Locker Room: Uncaptured moments (Jaguars.com)
Photo gallery 1 (Jaguars.com)
Photo gallery 2 (Jaguars.com)
Photo gallery (BuffaloBills.com)
Photo gallery (Buffalo News)
Photo gallery (Rochester D&C)
Photo gallery (WGRZ-TV)
Manuel leads Bills to 27-20 win at Jaguars [1:45 AM]
AP reports: 'The former Florida State star didn't do anything spectacular, just dinking and dunking the Jaguars for 193 yards. He also ran for 37 yards, including an 8-yard touchdown in the second quarter.'
Bills WR Johnson plays Jaguars with heavy heart [1:44 AM]
AP reports: 'Johnson's mother died unexpectedly Saturday at her Northern California home. Rhonda Lewis was 48. Johnson and the Bills had already arrived in Jacksonville when he heard the devastating news. He sat down with coach Doug Marrone, who gave him the option of leaving or staying for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. He didn't tell anyone else.'
Jaguars' 3-game winning streak ends amid miscues [1:43 AM]
AP reports: '"It was a game of missed opportunities," Jags coach Gus Bradley said. "We didn't play like we're capable of playing, whether it was a fumble, interception, things like that. In the locker room, our hearts are broken right now because of this, but I felt like our spirit is not."'
5 things to know after Bills win 27-20 at Jaguars [1:42 AM]
AP reports: 'The Bills sacked Chad Henne five times, bringing their NFL-leading total to 49 this season. It's one shy of the franchise record set in 1964.'
Jones-Drew, Shorts inactive for Jags against Bills [1:42 AM]
AP reports: 'No starters were among Buffalo's seven inactives. The list included quarterback Jeff Tuel, defensive backs Jonathan Meeks and Brandon Smith, running back Ronnie Wingo, guards Mark Asper and Antoine McClain and tight end Tony Moeaki.'
Buffalo 27, Jacksonville 20 [1:41 AM]
The Sports Network reports: 'Robert Woods had five catches for 82 yards and a touchdown, Frank Summers caught three passes for 16 yards and a score for the Bills (5-9), who snapped a two-game skid. Fred Jackson added 17 carries for 80 yards and C.J. Spiller rushed 13 times for 67 yards.'
Manuel leads Bills over Jaguars [1:40 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Buffalo running backs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller were held to a total of 34 rushing yards on 16 carries last week at Tampa Bay, but they shined Sunday. The duo, who combined to run for 186 yards in Buffalo's 34-18 home victory against Jacksonville last year, had similar success once again and piled up 147 yards in the win.'
Bills-Jaguars: What we learned [1:39 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Buffalo linebacker Kiko Alonso is making a push for Defensive Rookie of the Year. Alonso, the NFL's second-leading tackler, was questionable coming into Sunday's game due to a knee injury, be he not only played, he finished second on the team with six tackles -- all of them solo.'
Game Wrap: Bills @ Jaguars [1:38 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'In the final frame the Jaguars tied it up on a catch and run by Marcedes Lewis, but Buffalo immediately responded with an 80-yard drive that resulted in a 1-yard touchdown pass to Frank Summers. After the touchdown, Jacksonville chewed up nearly half a quarter of clock with a very long drive. 3rd and goal from the Bills 5 yard line, Stephon Gilmore picked off Henne in the endzone with 3:15 left in the game to help seal the victory.'
Sideline Reactions: Bills 27 - Jaguars 20 [1:37 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'How did the Bills come away with the victory in Jacksonville over the Jaguars? Let's take a look at the game that was...'.
Bills' Manuel takes a baby step [1:36 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'As it turns out, that interception was the low point of the game for the Bills rookie quarterback, who would bounce back and earn his first ever regular season road win. It was a step in the right direction for Manuel but it settles nothing as the season long evaluation of the Florida State product moves to its final two games. Manuel still has plenty to prove.'
Bills defense is a puzzle [1:35 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'What’s confusing to me is the defense. First, where is Mario Williams? After the first half of the season I would’ve named him defensive MVP. He is never noticeable anymore and the sacks are few and far between. It seems like once it looked like the season was over, Williams started going through the motions.'
Manuel Rebounds Slightly [1:34 AM]
WROC-TV reports: 'Interestingly, these next two weeks will be better measuring sticks because the Bills will host a Miami Dolphins team trying to secure a wildcard spot at the Ralph followed by a visit to Foxboro against a New England Patriots team that is battling Denver and Kansas City for home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. It would be nice to see solid performances in each of those games by Manuel, who is 4-6 as a starter with 11 TDs and nine picks.'
Immediate reactions: Bills 27, Jaguars 20 [1:33 AM]
Buffalo.com reports: 'Buffalo’s rookie quarterback just refuses to give Bills fans an easy out. Is he the directionless quarterback tossing Losmans at potential receivers, or is he just an inexperienced rookie showing flashes of his future brilliance by spitting dimes downfield and developing a can’t-miss relationship with fellow rook Robert Woods?'
Bills Hold On For 27-20 Road Win [1:32 AM]
Bills Daily reports: 'This game went through many ups and downs at times it they just looked terrible but they looked well enough in spots to gain the victory. What does it mean? Not a lot. Don't think we found out more about Manuel, he was terribly inconsistent once again. Any decent team beats them today but forget all the facts for one night, Sunday nights and Monday mornings are still always better after a Bills win.'
Bills Win Despite Inconsistent Play [1:31 AM]
Bills Daily reports: 'Doug Marrone probably should have went for it on 4th and 3 from the Jags 36 but obviously had little faith in Manuel so he tried the long field goal that was no good. His team bounced back after a slow start but it is on him for having a slow start. They should have been ready to go.'
Bills hang on for 27-20 win in Jacksonville [1:30 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'The Bills defense then made a goal line stand with three minutes remaining as Stephon Gilmore picked off a Chad Henne pass in the back left corner of the end zone.'
Wood and Manuel reconnect in passing game [1:28 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“It was just connection you know,” Woods told BuffaloBills.com. “We’ve been working each and every week. We were just staying after practice and putting extra work in, and it finally paid off in the game. We connected a lot.”'
Stevie plays despite news of mother's passing [1:27 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“When I found out I was already here,” said Johnson following Buffalo’s 27-20 win over Jacksonville. “I talked to coach and he gave me an option and I felt like I went all week with the boys and whatever I can do to help out the team, I think I should give it my all no matter what. It was tough, but we got the win and I’m happy about that and I’m sure she is happy about that.”'
Doug Marrone: ''I am very proud of this team'' [1:26 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“First of all, I am very proud of this team. Obviously, this was a battle, well fought by two teams. We have been in these types of games throughout the year and have come up on the short side of it. I give the players credit for hanging in there today because we came up on the side we want to be on. It’s easy to say things as a coach in the locker room during the week to get things going. During the course of the game, adversity hits. Obviously you will have some questions about some areas that we did bad in, some tough times for us offensively and defensively. But the one thing is we were able to get a response. That is a credit to those guys in the locker room. I am very excited for them. We are going to enjoy this win and get ourselves back to work to try and get back-to-back (win) situation going.”'
EJ Manuel: ''That's part of our maturation as an offense'' [1:25 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“Using my versatility is a huge thing – especially playing against a defense that plays ‘cover 2’ and they try to drop a lot of guys into coverage. So when I saw an opening, I just wanted to take off."'
C.J. Spiller: ''It feels good to get a win down here'' [1:24 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“It feels good to get a win down here. I came down here and trained and went 2-1 this year and that’s a great Florida trip for me.”'
The education of an NFL GM [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '“I trust Dave will bring in the guys to make us better. We improved the roster from the bottom up."'
QB isn’t everything, it’s the only thing [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'It’s all about EJ Manuel over these last three weeks. Doug Marrone can talk about laying the foundation and finishing strong, about the players not feeling sorry for themselves. Fans can ponder the virtues of losing out and getting a higher draft pick.'
Jags’ run game could mean trouble for Bills [1:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Jaguars 23, Bills 16.'
Buffalo Bills take on Jacksonville Jaguars [1:56 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'If there's such a thing as a must-win game for a team that is no longer in playoff contention — and, let's be honest, never really was — this is it.'
Three .. and Out [1:55 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'The Bills should be motivated to win. If they don’t ... well, let’s not think about that.'
Bills-Jaguars: headed in opposite directions [1:54 AM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'But while Jacksonville has yet to beat a winning team — Tennessee (5-8), Houston (2-11) twice and Cleveland (4-9) — there’s little doubt the Jags are playing their best football of the season.'
Bills believe QB Manuel will be more than just 'the last FSU QB before Winston' [1:53 AM]
Florida Times Union reports: 'On Manuel not being consistent, Marrone said, “I think it takes something away [when a quarterback is hurt]. You start and you stop. You start and you stop. I think that’s very difficult, especially for a rookie quarterback. Everyone knows when you’re a rookie quarterback, everything you do is under a microscope different than any other position.’’'
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