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Devin Singletary ranks among NFL leaders in this category plus 11 other noteworthy numbers from Week 14


5.58 = Singletary's yards per carry average

He wasn't getting a ton of carries in the first quarter of his rookie season, but since the Bills have turned the bulk of the rushing load over to third-round pick Devin Singletary, he's done nothing but produce.

Against the sixth-best run defense in the league, Devin Singletary averaged 5.2 yards per carry. Though that brought his yards per carry average down slightly on the season, he moved up another spot in the league rankings.

His season average of 5.58 yards per rush now ranks third in the league behind only Baltimore's Lamar Jackson (6.74) and San Francisco's Raheem Mostert (5.96).

"He's a good player. He's got quickness, elusiveness, good vision," said offensive coordinator Brian Daboll. "You can use him in the pass game and the run game. He works at it during the week. He's a good, young player."

Since becoming the featured back in Buffalo's offense in Week 9 against Washington, Singletary has averaged five yards per carry or better in four of the team's last six games. And in the two games he didn't he still averaged 4.5 and 4.8 yards per carry respectively.

His yards per carry average (5.58) is currently third-best in Bills history for a single season behind only O.J. Simpson (6.03 in 1973) and C.J. Spiller (6.01 in 2012).

Sunday also marked the third-straight game for Singletary in which he had 100-plus yards from scrimmage with 89 on the ground and 29 through the air. He's the first Bills player to do that in three straight games since LeSean McCoy in 2016.

Singletary also ranks third amongst rookies in rushing yards (642) behind David Montgomery (680) and Josh Jacobs (1,061).

10.4 = Buffalo defense's average yards per reception allowed

Buffalo's third-ranked pass defense got beat on one big play last Sunday, and though it did have an impact on the outcome of the game, it did not have much of an effect on the Bills yards per reception allowed.

Leslie Frazier's unit has the third-lowest yards per reception allowed at 10.4. It's tied for fourth-best in the league with the L.A. Chargers behind Dallas (10.1), Minnesota (10.3) and Atlanta (10.3).

The 61-yard catch and run by Hayden Hurst on Sunday represented 42 percent of the total passing yardage given up by Buffalo against Baltimore. On the Ravens 15 other receptions they totaled just 84 yards for an average of 5.6 yards per play.

Other numbers to know

6 – A new single-season high in touchdown receptions for Cole Beasley.

7-0 – Bills won-loss record when scoring more than 17 points.

2-4 – Bills won-loss record when scoring 17 points or less.

3-0 – Lamar Jackson's record vs. Top 5 Defenses. (New England, San Francisco, Buffalo)

82.4 – Bills opponent passer rating when blitzed by Buffalo, good for sixth in the league.

64.7 – Ravens opponent passer rating when blitzed by Baltimore, good for first in the league

19 – Baltimore's consecutive game streak of at least 125 rushing yards that was ended on Sunday when Buffalo held them to 118 rushing yards. It was tied for the longest streak in the Super Bowl era.

19 – Number of consecutive games in which Josh Allen has accounted for at least one touchdown. It ranks second on the Bills' all-time list behind Doug Flutie (20 games, 1998-99).

31 – Bills total points off takeaways this season. Buffalo had an interception on Sunday but could not turn it into points. Their 31 points off 16 takeaways ranks 31st in the league.

92% - Odds of team with a 9-4 record reaching the playoffs.

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