Buffalo Bills: 3 reasons why run game is the x-factor vs. Denver Broncos

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2.) Bills are 5-0 when they run for 100+ yards this season

In the nine games that the Bills have played this season, they are undefeated when they run for more than 100 yards as a team. In their four losses, they have rushed for 97 yards, 29 yards, 81 yards, and 68 yards.

Even when they only ran for 108 yards in their Week 4 win against the Miami Dolphins, the Bills still managed to put up 48 points on Miami. If something has been working, why not go for it all the time? While there is an understanding that it’s not always the case that the strength will work out, why are the Bills not rushing it early and often lately?

With the Bills having a ton of pressure on them as far as making a run at the playoffs, Ken Dorsey may want to call more running until the pass is needed. This is not to say that the Bills should not utilize the passing game because at the end of the day, it is what gets them moving with the presence of Diggs and Kincaid. However, if the Bills continue to abandon the run game, it could very well backfire on them in this game.