5 bold predictions for the Buffalo Bills in Week 9 vs. Bengals

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4.) Joe Burrow is sacked 4+ times

While the Bengals are good at getting to the quarterback on defense, the offensive line in front of Joe Burrow has allowed 17 sacks through the first half of the season. It’s not the worst, but it certainly is not the best.

The Bills’ defensive line has recorded 28 sacks this season and that number will look to go back up. The defensive line was boosted this past week when the Bills signed defensive tackle Linval Joseph, who can plug the middle and force a double team which will free up someone to get in the backfield to make a play.

Burrow has been sacked atleast 3 times in his past four games each, which should be enlightening for the Buffalo defense. To stop any momentum going through the air, the Bills will need to pressure Burrow immediately and often. If they are able to hit Burrow around and make him uncomfortable, it is going to make the Buffalo offense relax and not be forced to play from behind.