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Bills rank among the NFL's top scoring teams + 9 other numbers to know from Week 3

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8 – The Bills are one of eight remaining unbeaten teams, a number that will be down to seven after tonight's meeting between the 2-0 Baltimore Ravens and 2-0 Kansas City Chiefs.

124.8 – Josh Allen's passer rating for the season has him ranked third in the league behind only Seattle's Russell Wilson (139) and Baltimore's Lamar Jackson (134.8). The Bills QB is one of only two signal callers to throw for more than 1,000 yards in the first three games (Dak Prescott – 1,188).

138.3 – Buffalo's QB is leading the AFC in fourth quarter passer rating where he's completing 72 percent of his passes and averaging an insane 10.81 yards per attempt with three touchdowns and no interceptions.

139.5 – Allen is even better on third down this season when it comes to passer rating. On the all-critical down to keep drives alive the third-year QB is completing 74 percent of his passes with three touchdowns and no interceptions.

6.75:1 – One last figure on Josh Allen. In his last 14 regular season games played, Allen has 27 touchdown passes against just four interceptions. That's good for a touchdown to interception ratio of 6.75 to 1. Counting his rushing touchdowns, Allen has 35 touchdowns in his last 14 games.

73.3% - Buffalo is fourth in the league in scoring at 31 points per game, but perhaps even more impressive is their ability to sustain long scoring drives. After three games the Bills have 15 total scoring drives, tied for fifth-most in the league. Even more impressive is 11 of those have either gone for 10 plays or more, or 75 yards or more. So almost three quarters of their total scoring drives this season Buffalo have lasted either 10 plays or more, or have covered 75 yards or more.

121 – It was likely one of the lost performances from Sunday, but it won't be forgotten here. Devin Singletary's 121 total yards from scrimmage was crucial in Buffalo's victory over the Rams. It's the fifth time Singletary has eclipsed the 100-yard mark in a game, and it was the second-highest total in a game in his career. His best was a 140 total yard performance against Washington last season.

234 – This stat is more of an anomaly than anything else. But it's eye opening. Even though the Bills rank fourth in the league in scoring, their running backs have yet to be a part of it. Bills backs have not scored a rushing touchdown in 234 carries, which stretches all the way back to Week 9 of last season. Devin Singletary has the last rushing touchdown by a Bills back late in the fourth quarter against Washington back in 2019.

A big reason why is Josh Allen has scored the team's last seven rushing touchdowns since Singletary's two-yard scoring run against Washington last November.

15 – Rookie kicker Tyler Bass has 15 total touchbacks on the season after booting five of his six kickoffs for touchbacks Sunday against the Rams. That's good for second-most in the AFC and third-most in the league. His touchback percentage of 83.3 percent is tied for the eighth-highest percentage in the league.

73.6% - The playoff format has changed this season as it now has a third Wild Card team for each conference increasing the playoff team total for each conference to seven. That would presumably increase the likelihood of these figures, but since 1990, under the older playoff format, teams that begin the season 3-0 have a 73.6 percent chance of reaching the playoffs. They also have a 51.4 percent chance of winning the division.

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