Inside The Bills

Bills holding it down on punt coverage

Posted by Chris Brown on October 21, 2017 – 10:40 am

The Bills punt coverage unit ranks ninth in the league so far this season, but when it comes to keeping opponent returns to a minimum, Buffalo is even better.

Danny Crossman’s punt coverage unit ranks third in the NFL in highest percentage of opponent returns for five yards or less. Two-thirds of the time Buffalo’s punt coverage unit allows fewer than five yards on a return.

Highest percentage of opponent punt returns of five yards or less

1 – San Francisco 49ers         78.6 (11/14)
2 – Los Angeles Rams            70.0 (7/10)
3 – Buffalo Bills               66.7 (10/15)
4 – Green Bay Packers           63.6 (7/11)
5 – Minnesota Vikings           62.5 (5/8)


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