The Big-Picture Impact of WR Stefon Diggs

Regardless of how you evaluate new Buffalo Bills receiver Stefon Diggs, you come to the conclusion that he is going to make a difference. He will assuredly help make Josh Allen’s job easier with his ability to separate with his plan, suddenness, hand usage, ability to attack leverage, tracking, and late hands. I recently profiled what he is going to bring to the Bills based on his traits, but I didn’t get a chance to show how he will have a dramatic effect on the Bills’ offense as a whole. On his own, Diggs produces any way you cut it. He finished 2019 with 67 receptions for 1,125 yards and seven touchdowns. Based on his 421 passing routes, he averaged 2.67 yards per route run, per Pro Football Focus. That’s second only to New Orleans’ Michael Thomas, who had double the targets Diggs saw. That ability to consistently produce with an array of quarterbacks over the years will please his teammates. Diggs should take the pressure off the other receivers on the field because defenses aren’t going to be able to play as much man coverage as they did against the Bills last season. In 2019, wide receivers John Brown … Continue reading The Big-Picture Impact of WR Stefon Diggs