5 key matchups for Buffalo Bills vs. Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 5

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5.) Jaguars’ wide receivers vs. Bills’ defensive backs

With the Bills’ secondary taking a massive hit with the loss of Tre’Davious White, and Christian Benford dealing with a day-to-day shoulder injury from the Miami game, the Jaguars’ receiving core could potentially have a field day with a young secondary outside of Micah Hyde and possibly Jordan Poyer.

The Jaguars’ passing attack ranks 11th in the league, with an average of 229 passing yards per game. Christian Kirk has been the go-to guy for Lawrence with 35 targets, but Calvin Ridley is a dangerous weapon who could have a productive day against a thin secondary for Buffalo. 

As for the Bills, with them losing White for the season, second-year corner Kaiir Elam who has been inactive the last four weeks could be activated for the Buffalo and prove himself after losing his training camp battle to Christian Benford. If the front four for the Bills cannot get consistent pressure on Lawrence, the Jacksonville passing game could hurt the Bills’ defense.