20 unbelievable stats from the Bills’ 2023 NFL season

01/09/2024
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The Buffalo Bills did the unthinkable (outside of Western New York) and won a fourth straight AFC East crown Sunday night with a 21-14 win over the Miami Dolphins. The victory is five-in-a-row for the Bills and pushed them into the second seed in the AFC playoffs, setting up a home date with the Pittsburgh Steelers back in Orchard Park on Sunday at 1:00 PM. Before we turn our full attention to that game, let’s take a few minutes to look back at the Bills’ win over Miami and the regular season. Normally, this is where I lead into five fun stats for Buffalo, but this time it’s going to be a little different as I’m simply going to compile a list of stats for you to keep in your back pocket to dominate the conversation with the annoying uncle who shows up to our watch party.

  • The Bills are the hottest team in football. Their five-game winning streak is the longest of any team entering the playoffs. Ironically, the Steelers have the second-longest streak in the AFC, with a three-gamer.
  • The Dolphins entered Sunday with a league-best 31.8 points per game; they scored 14 against Buffalo.
  • Josh Allen – a quarterback – has more rushing touchdowns this season (15) than the Steelers have passing touchdowns (13) as a team.
  • The Bills have won their last four one-score games.
  • Miami has one of the most explosive offensive in NFL history. Buffalo allowed ZERO plays over 25 yards while hitting on FIVE of their own.
  • The Bills’ total DVOA is third, the offensive DVOA is third, and the defensive DVOA is 12th.
  • Buffalo’s defense finished ninth in yards per game at 307.2, fourth in points per game at 18.3, and tied for first in takeaways per game at 1.8.
  • Josh Allen led the league in total touchdowns (44). He had six more than second place.
  • 2023 is the fourth straight year Allen has hit 40+ total touchdowns.
  • Rookie guard O’Cyrus Torrence played all 1,164 snaps this season.

Bills claim fourth straight AFC East crown with 21-14 win over Dolphins

  • All five offensive linemen played at least 1,120 snaps this season.
  • Miami only ran 17 offensive plays in the second half on Sunday. That averaged 3.4 snaps per drive on five possessions.
  • Allen completed nine of 10 play-action passes for 167 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday, per NextGenStats.
  • Allen became the first player to throw for 350+, run for 65+, and complete 75%+ of his throws in a game, per @JoshAllenStats.
  • The Bills 2024 opponents are set:
    • Home: Patriots, Jets, Dolphins, Titans, Jaguars, Cardinals, 49ers, Chiefs.
    • Away: Patriots, Jets, Dolphins, Texans, Lions, Ravens, Seahawks, Rams, Colts.
  • Deonte Harty’s 96-yard punt return TD was the longest in team history.
  • Rookie Dalton Kincaid finished with 73 receptions, the most ever for a Bills TE.
  • In just four seasons, Stefon Diggs has moved to fourth all-time in Bills receiving yards at 5,372.
  • The Bills and Chiefs are the only teams to win a playoff game each of the last three seasons.
  • Allen is seventh in Bills all-time rushing yards and third in rushing touchdowns. He plays quarterback.

There are so many more insane stats from the Bills this season, but I hope this list brought a smile to your face and gives you plenty of ammo in any conversation.

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