Inside The Bills

Bills stats that stood out

Posted by Chris Brown on October 10, 2016 – 1:21 am

Here’s a review of Buffalo’s win over L.A. from a statistical perspective, with a look at some of the more noteworthy numbers.

7.1 – The Bills yards per carry average against the Rams. Buffalo gets criticized for having inflated yards per carry averages because of Tyrod Taylor’s rushing. But LeSean McCoy’s 8.3 ypc avg. is what made this number so fat.

3.5 – The Rams yards per carry average, almost exactly half of Buffalo’s rushing average in the game.

4, 5, 6 – All of Buffalo’s touchdowns came from in close going for four (Justin Hunter), five (Mike Gillislee) and six (Marquise Goodwin) yards.

73 – Charles Clay’s receiving yardage total was a season high and the most for the Bills in the win. He represented almost 60 percent of the team’s passing yards Sunday.

2 – Total punt return yardage for the Rams.

25% – Los Angeles’ red zone touchdown percentage (1 for 4).

60% – Bills red zone touchdown percentage (3 for 5).

45.7 – Colton Schmidt’s net punting average.

7 – The number of plays Lorenzo Alexander hit the quarterback (3 sacks, 4 QB hits).

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