Making a Case for All-Pro

The Buffalo Bills have had a tremendous season so far through week 16. They’re on a 9 game win streak going into their final game, and have been flawless on the scoreboard since they hired their new coaching staff after starting the season 2-4. With the arrival of a new staff came a remarkable statistical season for multiple players on both sides of the ball. Here are 5 players on the Bills that should be strongly considered for post-season accolades such as 1st and 2nd Team All-Pro:

DT Ed Oliver:

  • only player with 15+ TFL and 10+ sacks
  • 1 of only 2 interior DL with more than 6 sacks (10.5)
  • Leads all defensive linemen in the NFL in tackles (65)

Edge Kwity Paye

  • NFL Sack Leader (15.5) and only started 9 games (played less than 50% of the snaps in the first 6 games)
  • Rookie

TE Dawson Knox 

  • 6th in NFL in Receiving Yards for all positions
  • 2nd in NFL in receptions (82) 
  • 1st in NFL in Receptions for TEs
  • 1st in NFL in receiving yards for TEs (1,482)
  • 2nd in NFL in average yards per catch for TEs (18.1) (min 20 Receptions)

WR Stefon Diggs

  • 8th in NFL in Receiving Yards (1,471)
  • 7th in NFL in Receptions (78)
  • 2nd in NFL in TDs (17)

QB Josh Allen

  • 1st in NFL in total TDs (50)
  • 1st in NFL in Passing Yards (5,361)
  • 2nd in NFL in Passing TDs (45)
  • 1st in NFL in completion percentage (74%) (min 100 attempts)
  • 4th in NFL in QB Rating (113.0) (min 100 attempts)
  • 4th in NFL in Yards per Attempt (11.2) (min 100 attempts)