5 things that need to happen to keep Buffalo Bills' playoff hopes alive

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4.) Go back to the basics

Yes, the Bills have a big-arm quarterback in Josh Allen to go with weapons like Stefon Diggs and the rise of tight end Dalton Kincaid. However, the Bills have complicated everything it seems like and there is no flow to the offense.

The offense only has one injury on that side of the ball in Dawson Knox so it’s not like they are down much firepower. However, the Bills’ offense is not the knockout unit it was from Week 2 - Week 4 as it has been up and down in every game since Week 5 in London.

The Bills need to hit the reset button somehow and not make the offense so complicated. One of the factors of doing this is becoming more vanilla. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to get the run game first and only pass when needed.

Especially since the running game was almost nonexistent between James Cook and Latavius Murray (8 carries for 24 yards combined), while Allen led the team in rushing with 44 yards. I never thought I would say to run the ball more but the passing game has not been the same since early October.