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7 numbers to know about the Bills from Week 6


Monday night wasn't an easy game to endure as the Bills fell to the Chiefs (26-17). Here's a look at some of the more telling figures from the game, some individual season figures of note and some trends that need to change.

1st in AFC – Stefon Diggs is not only first in the AFC in receiving yards for a second consecutive week, he is also the conference leader in receptions after his Monday night performance against the Chiefs (6 receptions, 46 yards, 1 TD). Diggs has 42 receptions on the season to lead the conference and 555 receiving yards to also top the AFC.

2 TDs in 6 straight – For the sixth straight game Josh Allen threw at least two touchdown passes. It marks only the second time in Bills history that a quarterback has put together a streak of six games or more with at least two passing TDs. Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is the only other Bills quarterback to do it having a stretch of seven straight games stretching from the end of the 1991 season through the start of the 1992 season.

6:33 – This was Buffalo's total time of possession in the second half of Monday's game against Kansas City. The Chiefs had the ball for the other 23 minutes and 27 seconds of the second half. That total time of second half possession for Kansas City exceeded the Bills time of possession in the game (22:15).

81% - Patrick Mahomes did not throw often against the Bills. He had just 26 pass attempts, but he completed 21 of them in the game for a completion percentage of 81 percent. It was the third-highest single-game completion percentage of his career.

Perhaps an even greater concern is with each passing game this season the completion percentage of Buffalo's opponent has increased every week.

Week 1 (60%), Week 2 (66%), Week 3 (72%), Week 4 (73%), Week 5 (75%), Week 6 (81%).

73.9% - After going perfect on their red zone opportunities against the Chiefs, the Bills raised their red zone touchdown efficiency rate once again. Now at just a shade under 74 percent, Buffalo ranks seventh in the league in red zone success rate. They went 2-for-2 on Monday and are now 17-23 on the season.

60.4% - Buffalo's defense is having a difficult time getting off the field on third down. Through the last four games the Bills are allowing opponents to convert on third down more than 60 percent of the time, with the Chiefs posting a season-high 64 percent conversion rate Monday.

53.25 – Corey Bojorquez's punting average on Monday was the fifth-highest all time in a game by a Bills punter, and was the best punting day by a Bill since Brian Moorman averaged 57.83 yards per punt against Chicago in 2006.

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