5 storylines to watch for New York Giants vs. Buffalo Bills in Week 6

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4.) Can the Buffalo Bills rattle Giants’ tackle Evan Neal?

The second-year offensive tackle for the Giants has been off to a rough start this season and has been in the news for the wrong reasons. He recently talked about how the fans of New York and their booing of the teams’ performance, yet Neal has allowed 26 pressures this season and some of those pressures look like he isn’t even trying to get into a position for a block. Neal has also allowed 4 quarterback hits and one sack. 

The Bills have 21 sacks through 5 weeks, 11.5 of the sacks coming off the edge. Whether it is Leonard Floyd, A.J. Epenesa or even Von Miller (depending on how the Bills utilize him), Neal could be in for a long game if his lack of production continues. The Bills will have to keep the pressure on Daniel Jones, who has been sacked 28 times through 5 weeks and only has 2 touchdowns to 6 interceptions.

3.) Will the Buffalo Bills’ run defense contain the Giants’ run game?

The Bills and the Giants are somewhat similar in rushing yards this season. Both teams have only rushed for under 100 yards twice, but the difference is that Daniel Jones currently leads the Giants in rushing with 197 yards (Saquon Barkely has been sidelined due to an injury). The Giants are averaging 3.7 yards per carry and have rushed for 461 yards total. 

The Bills run defense is coming off of their worst performance of the season, giving up 196 rushing yards off of 40 carries for 2 touchdowns. Plus their loss in DaQaun Jones hurts the unit even more. If Barkley is good to go against the Bills, that could create some issues for the Bills’ defense, but even then, Jones is like Josh Allen and can extend plays with his legs.