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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Stat check: Bills sharp in red zone

By Mike Rodak

A look at the Buffalo Bills in our weekly "stat check:"

POINTS SCORED
This week:
Tied-16th (22.5)
Last week: Tied-20th (21.0)

POINTS AGAINST
This week:
15th (23.0)
Last week: Tied-14th (23.0)

THIRD-DOWN OFFENSE
This week:
20th (10 of 27, 37 percent)
Last week: Tied-26th (4 of 13, 30.8 percent)

THIRD-DOWN DEFENSE
This week:
Tied-29th (opponents 18 of 36, 50 percent)
Last week: 26th (opponents 11 of 20, 55 percent)

TURNOVER DIFFERENTIAL
This week:
Tied-13th (even, 4 takeaways, 4 giveaways)
Last week: Tied-9th (plus-1, 3 takeaways, 2 giveaways)

RED ZONE OFFENSE (based on TD percentage)
This week: Tied-4th (4 of 5, 80 percent)
Last week: Tied-1st (2 of 2, 100 percent)

RED ZONE DEFENSE (based on TD percentage)
This week: 7th (3 of 8, 37.5)
Last week: 5th (opponents 2 of 5, 20 percent)