Buffalo Bills: 3 Stats That Mattered in Week 3 Win over Cleveland Browns

September 26, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

My colleague, NFC East lead writer Brad Gagnon, put it best: "The reality is that [stats] rarely tell the whole story, but I also find that they almost always tell part of the story."
Ultimately, the "whole story" will only be written when the season is over, when we have an idea of how these stats look in the end; but for now, let's just take a look at the stats that had an impact on Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns.
This is the most important number for the week and for the season, because through three weeks, this is the number of sacks the Bills have given up. They have given up the fewest sacks in the NFL to this point.
According to Pro-Football-Reference, Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has been sacked on just 1.1 percent of his pass plays, and according to ProFootballFocus, he has been pressured on 23 of his 93 drop backs (24.7 percent) this season thus far. That has been essential to him pu...

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