While Harrison Phillips stood out, the player starting alongside him also had a great game. Ed Oliver finished with four total tackles and a sack, which is the second straight game he has recorded a sack.
The pressure the Buffalo Bills were able to generate up the middle with Oliver and Phillips really helped disrupt the Falcons’ offense. Matt Ryan is not very mobile at this stage of his career and the way Oliver was collapse the pocket up the middle helped not only both defensive tackles have a good game but the defensive ends as well with Mario Addison and Greg Rousseau adding sacks in Week 17.
This week was just another strong performance from the former first round pick in a pivotal year in his career.