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NFL Capsule: Bills at 49ers

NFL Capsule: Bills at 49ers

BUFFALO (2-2) At SAN FRANCISCO (3-1)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - 49ers by 10

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buffalo 2-2; San Francisco 3-1

SERIES RECORD - Tied 5-5

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bills No. 20; 49ers No. 3

LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Bills 10-3 ,Nov. 30, 2008

LAST WEEK - Bills lost to Patriots 52-28; 49ers beat Jets 34-0

BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (4), PASS (22)

BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (28), PASS (23)

49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (3), PASS (30)

49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (6), PASS (5)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Teams have alternated wins in last six matchups. ... Last time either team won consecutive games over other was when San Francisco won in 1983 and 1989. ... RB Brandon Jacobs, out with left knee injury since preseason, could make season debut for 49ers. ... Bills LT Cordy Glenn and RG Kraig Urbik both hurt right ankles in 52-28 loss to New England and not expected to play. ... Game marks first of three straight and five of six at home for San Francisco. .. Trip to Bay Area begins stretch of four of five on road for Buffalo. ... Rather than returning home following game, Bills will travel to Arizona, where they'll practice for week before facing Cardinals. ... Bills WR Stevie Johnson born in San Francisco and attended high school in Fairfax, Calif., just over Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County. ... 49ers S Donte Whitner drafted eighth overall by Buffalo and played for Bills from 2006-10. ... 49ers have not allowed touchdown rushing in 11 straight home games, longest active streak in NFL. ... In winning at Cleveland two weeks ago, Bills snapped eight-game road losing streak. ... Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick leads NFL with 12 touchdown passes. He's also tied for second-worst with seven interceptions. ... 49ers QB Alex Smith tied for 14th with five touchdowns. He's tied for second-best with one interception.

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4 prospects Baltimore Ravens fans should be keeping an eye on in 2019 NFL Draft

4 prospects Baltimore Ravens fans should be keeping an eye on in 2019 NFL Draft

The Baltimore Ravens will add to their historic franchise this weekend during the 2019 NFL Draft. All eyes will be set on who they take with their first pick, whether that's at No. 22 or beyond. 

With a handful of needs, which prospects should you be aware of? Here are four players projected to possibly land with the Ravens Thursday night.

WR D.K. Metcalf, Mississippi

Metcalf grabbed the attention of the football world during the NFL Combine, running a 4.33 40-yard dash and posting a 40.5 vertical jump. The jury is still out, however, on how he'll pan out in the NFL. Metcalf missed part of the 2018 season with a neck injury and a foot injury derailed his 2016 season after just two games. Metcalf admitted that his history of injuries was brought up often when meeting with NFL teams, and his apparent 1.9% body fat simply isn't healthy, according to a combine trainer. Nonetheless, draft experts have the receiver as a top option for the Ravens. 

DE Clelin Ferrell, Clemson

The Ravens are going to need some help on defense after losing Terrell Suggs, C.J. Mosley and Za'Darius Smith in free agency. Ferrell had 38 tackles for loss and 21 sacks over the last two seasons with the National Champions. Standing at 6'4", 264 pounds, the defensive end's combine profile describes him as having "prototypical size, length and strength to offer early help against both the run and pass."

C/G Erik McCoy, Texas A&M

The Ravens could be looking for their center of the future. McCoy earned a starting role with the Aggies during the 2016 season, starting all 16 games after redshirting his freshman season. In his sophomore season, McCoy helped Texas A&M average 406.8 yards per game. From 2016-19, the center helped his team rush for over 2,000 yards. A talent like that could be extremely helpful with Lamar Jackson under center. 

WR Marquise Brown, Oklahoma

Another wide receiver in the mix, Brown averaged more than 18 yards per reception over two years at Oklahoma, racking up 1,300 yards with 10 touchdowns on 75 receptions in 2018 alone. Nicknamed "Hollywood," the 21-year-old's speed and ability to threaten deep "gives him a chance to become the most impactful wideout in this draft."

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Report: Dwayne Haskins is the Redskins' 'target' for solving QB issue

Report: Dwayne Haskins is the Redskins' 'target' for solving QB issue

It'd be borderline shocking if the Redskins didn't add a quarterback in the 2019 NFL Draft, and with the first round coming Thursday, one report suggests the team is interested in doing so with a top pick.

ESPN's Dianna Russini tweeted Wednesday that "sources have indicated Dwayne Haskins is [Washington's] target despite multiple holes at several positions on this roster." She then added that the 'Skins aren't talking to the Cardinals about Josh Rosen.

Now, the question for the Redskins becomes: If Haskins is their target, will they have to move up in the order to get him?

Insider JP Finlay wrote Wednesday the franchise could be willing to make a big leap up to pick No. 3 if Kyler Murray isn't taken first overall. So, you'd think they'd be willing to do the same for Haskins, whether that means swapping with the Jets to get the Ohio State passer third or with another organization if Haskins slips lower.

There's also a chance he lasts until the 15th pick, but that's far from certain. The front office may not feel comfortable enough to wait for him to fall.

A combination of Colt McCoy and Case Keenum could get the Redskins through the 2019 season, but neither sets the squad up for long-term success under center. Haskins could, although he started just one year for the Buckeyes and Jay Gruden has said this offseason how valuable experience is for signal callers entering the pros. 

There should be plenty of appealing prospects available for Washington when it's their turn on the clock. However, landing a QB on a rookie deal would be the most impactful acquisition if that guy pans out. So, if Haskins really is the "target" as reported, look for them to be aggressive in chasing him.

For an in-depth look at Haskins' development and life, check out NBC Sports Washington's "I am The Prospect: Dwayne Haskins."

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