2.) Don’t fix what isn’t broken - run the ball
From the eye test, the move from Ken Dorsey to Joe Brady as the offensive play caller has been an upgrade for the Bills’ offense. Since Brady took over as the offensive coordinator, the Buffalo offense has rushed the ball for no less than 118 yards in a game, and they ran for 266 yards last week against the Cowboys. The Bills are 3-1 in this stretch under Brady, and could have been 4-0 if the Bills’ defense didn’t have a meltdown in the second half against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Bills’ running back James Cook has been electric for the Bills both on the ground and in the air as a receiver. He won the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award from his 179 yard and 2 total touchdown performance against Dallas. Whether it was a lack of preparation on the Cowboys’ part or if the Bills planned on running the ball the entire time, it was effective and it showed that the Bills do not need to be Josh Allen reliant.
There is no need to steer away from what is working. Until it gets stopped, the Bills should run the ball early and often to build up momentum