The NFL's best scoring offense and defense resides in Buffalo | Week 5

Buffalo Bills free safety Jordan Poyer (21) signals after breaking up a pass during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, October 10, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Kevin Sabitus/NFL)

With a Monday night game to play, the Bills currently lead the league in points scored and points allowed. That balance between offensive and defensive success is also reflected in many of the other numbers that follow below.

34.3 – The number of points the Bills are scoring per game. The figure leads the league.

12.8 – The number of points the Bills are allowing per game. The figure leads the league.

51 – The number of career starts for Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes

3 – The number of regular season games that Patrick Mahomes has started for the Chiefs in which Kansas City was held to 20 points or less. Sunday night the Bills defense held Mahomes and the Chiefs to 20 points scored.

7 – The number of times in the last eight games that the Bills have scored 35 points or more in a game. Buffalo has tallied 35 points or more in their last four outings, the second time in franchise history with such a scoring streak (2004).

172 – Buffalo's point total thus far this season, which established a new club record for most points scored in the first five games of a season. The previous record was 165 in 1964, their first AFL championship season.

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15 – The total number of Bills takeaways this season after they posted four on Sunday night. It's their most through the first five games of the season since 2011 when they had 16.

14 – The number of consecutive games in which the Bills have held the lead on the scoreboard at halftime, an NFL record. Buffalo's record under head coach Sean McDermott when they have the lead at the half is now 34-3.

113.7 – Josh Allen's passer rating in his last three primetime games. The Bills QB has completed 63 percent of his passes for 873 yards with nine passing touchdowns, one rushing TD and one INT that last three times he's appeared in primetime in the regular season.

100+ - Sunday night was Josh Allen's 20th game with a passer rating of 100 or more. Against the Chiefs his rating was 139.1. His 20 career games with a passer rating of 100 or more is already the third most on the Bills all-time list trailing only Jim Kelly (40) and Joe Ferguson (25).

18-0 – Buffalo's record when Josh Allen has a passing or rushing touchdown in the same game.

5 – Number of touchdowns scored by Dawson Knox in the last four games.

9-0 – Buffalo's record when Dawson Knox has a touchdown reception.

3 – The number of consecutive games in which Micah Hyde has recorded an interception, the longest streak of his career. It's also the Bills longest interception streak since Jordan Poyer had a three-game streak in games 14-16 in the 2017 season.

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