Posted by GameSetMatch on 6th October 2009
Through four games, the numbers aren’t pretty for the Buffalo Bills offense. They’re especially grotesque when it comes to third downs.
Sunday in Miami, the Bills converted just 1 of 11 chances on third down, their worst performance since going 0 of 7 in a 29-6 loss to the New England Patriots on Nov. 14, 2004.
Going back to last season’s loss to Miami in Toronto, the Bills have gone 2 for 21 on third downs in the last two games against the Dolphins. The team ranks 30th in the NFL in third-down conversions, with a success rate of 23.4 percent.
“It’s clear when you only convert on one third down, the odds of you having a very good day are very low,” Bills coach Dick Jauron said. “We’ve got to get a lot better there.”
Click here to read the full article – By Jay Skurski of The Buffalo News