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Bills Today | The numbers behind Buffalo's recent domination of the Dolphins


1. The numbers behind Buffalo's recent domination of the Dolphins

Josh Allen has dominated the Miami Dolphins. Sunday, he put together the best game of his season with four total touchdowns, 256 passing yards, 56 rushing yards and a 117.7 passer rating. That passer rating is the highest of his career.

Specifically, the three highest single-game passer ratings in his career are against Miami. He had a 114.9 in a 42-17 win during Week 17 of the 2018 season and had a 111.4 rating in a 31-21 win Week 7 this season.

The Bills have now swept Miami in a season series for the 15th time in the rivalry. It's the second Bills sweep in three seasons and third time in five years – the others coming in 2013, 2015, 2018.

Allen seemed to be much more poised and confident playing against the Dolphins for the second time this season.

"You go week-to-week and it's something different every week," Allen said. "The Dolphins, they do a good job of game planning for teams and they have been playing really good football the last four weeks, so credit to them. That's a good team we just played and just the way that the flow of the game, how it was going, we got into a pretty good feel and did the up-tempo stuff and had some success and we just wanted to keep doing that."

Sean McDermott is also the only Bills coach to win five games against Miami in his first three seasons.

2. Bills fans continue to contribute to team's road success

Bills fans travel like no other. Buffalo is 4-1 in road games this season and have guaranteed a .500 or better road record for the first time since the 2014 squad went 4-4.

"They've done it all year for us," Lorenzo Alexander said. "So, it's been awesome. It doesn't surprise me after being here four years. They travel well wherever we go. Obviously, they're the best fan base in this league in the way they travel and how they get up and how passionate they are and how knowledgeable they are. It's cool to have them at away games with us and making it loud on third downs like we're at home."

 Jerry Hughes felt the same way about Bills fans showing up.

"It was great, but we know Bills Mafia travels well," Hughes said. "That was no surprise to us. We know on the road they're going to show up. So, we want to give them what they want, which is a 'W', so we were glad we were able to give that to them today."

For some members of the Bills they had their own personal cheering sections. Devin Singletary estimated he had 100 supporters in the crowd after growing up 40 minutes from Miami's stadium. John Brown invited 40 kids from all across the Miami area to keep them motivated after performing well in school.

3. Stephen Hauschka is back in business

Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka struggled entering into Sunday's game against the Dolphins. A week removed from missing a game tying kick that would send Buffalo into overtime against the Cleveland Browns, Hauschka responds with his best performance of the season.

Hauschka was responsible for 13 of the Bills 37 points. He made kicks from 51 yards, 34 yards, and 21 yards. Hauschka also converted all four of his extra points.

"Big time," head coach Sean McDermott said. "To come out first kick and it's 50 yards or whatever it was there. I have a lot of confidence in him, like I said last week after the game in Cleveland, and he had a great week. He was very aggressive in his approach, which I appreciate."

Hauschka now has 262 points in his Bills tenure and surpassed Lee Evans for a spot in the top 10 Bills scorers of all time. He needs 37 points to move past Eric Moulds at No. 9.

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