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One Stat Recap: Can you Dig(gs) it?

The one where Stefon Diggs refused to be covered

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When general manager Brandon Beane and the Buffalo Bills sent a first-round pick and three mid-round picks to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for Stefon Diggs some were saying the Bills gave up too much. After Diggs’s performance on Sunday Night Football I think Beane and Company are just fine with what they paid.

After a rough first half for the Bills’ offense, offensive coordinator Brian Daboll and Josh Allen decided to feed their best weapon. In the third quarter Stefon Diggs had six receptions on six targets for 83 yards and one touchdown. He finished the game with ten receptions on 14 targets for 130 yards and one touchdown.

Those ten receptions brought Diggs to 100 receptions on the season, tying him with Eric Moulds for the Bills’ single season reception record—in just 13 games. It was Diggs’s fourth game this season with ten or more receptions, the most ever by a Bills player and tied for the fifth most in the NFL since 1950.