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NFL Capsule: Seahawks vs. Bills

By The Associated Press
    2012-12-13 12:47

SEATTLE (8-5) vs. BUFFALO (5-8) at Toronto

Sunday, 4:05 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 9-4; Buffalo 6-7

SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 6-5

AP PRO32 RANKING - Seahawks No. 8 (tie); Bills No. 26

LAST MEETING - Bills beat Seahawks 34-10, Sept. 7, 2008

LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat Cardinals 58-0; Bills lost to Rams 15-12

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (4), PASS (29)

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (10), PASS (4)

BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (6), PASS (25)

BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (28), PASS (14)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Buffalo's fifth and final game of Bills In Toronto series deal team reached with Toronto-based Rogers Communications in 2008. Bills and Rogers officials close to completing series extension deal. ... Bills 1-3 in regular season games at Toronto after defeating Washington 23-0 last year. ... Seahawks have never played regular-season game outside U.S., and 0-2 in international preseason games, including 24-21 loss to San Francisco at Vancouver in 1998. ... Bills have moved down notch in Seahawks record book after Seattle's 58-0 win over Arizona. Seattle's previous record for most points scored came in 56-17 win over Buffalo in 1977. ... Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch ranks second in NFL with career-best 1,266 yards rushing. Lynch was selected 12th overall in 2007 draft by Buffalo before being traded to Seattle for fourth-round draft pick a month into 2010 season. ... Seahawks control own playoff destiny in being tied with Chicago in race for NFC's two wild-card spots. Seattle loss or San Francisco win would clinch 49ers the NFC West title. ... Russell Wilson has become NFL's first rookie QB since 1970 to go 6-0 at home, but is 2-5 on the road. ... Seahawks 3-3 when trailing with two minutes left. ... Bills have twice lost when leading with under two 2 minutes left. ... QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's 77 TDs tied with Jack Kemp for third on team list. ... With 944 yards on 144 carries, RB C.J. Spiller averaging 6.55 yards per run. That's NFL's highest total through 13 games since 1963, when Hall of Famer Jim Brown averaged 6.61 with Cleveland Browns. ... DE Mario Williams has team-best 10 1/2 sacks, six in past four games. ... In six games since bye week off, Bills defense has jumped from 31st in NFL in allowing an average 424.1 yards, to 21st in averaging 362.1 yards. ... After allowing average 177 yards rushing through seven games, Bills have allowed average of 85 over past six. That includes allowing fewer than 90 in past four - team's best stretch since a four-game streak in 1999.

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