Through 11 games this year with the Buffalo Bills, Stefon Diggs has proven to be worth the draft capital general manager Brandon Beane gave up last March. Following their Week 12 matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers, Diggs currently sits at 80 receptions for 945 yards and four touchdowns on the season. His season low of 39 yards came against those same Chargers.
Eric Moulds sits atop the Bills’ receiving record book for both single-season receptions and receiving yards records. In 2002 Moulds set the record with 100 catches and in 1998, he set the single-season record with 1,368 receiving yards. Moulds set these records with Doug Flutie, Rob Johnson and Drew Bledsoe as his quarterbacks.
With five games remaining for the Bills this year, Diggs is in a position to set a new record in both these categories. With the single-season catch record more likely, he will need 21 catches to break it and an average of 4.2 catches a week for the final five games this year. Diggs is also only 424 receiving yards away from breaking Moulds’s record set back in 1998. He will need an average of 84.8 yards a game to break this record.
Over the next five games, Diggs will be seeing a healthy dose of Richard Sherman, Steven Nelson, A.J. Bouye, Stephon Gilmore, and Byron Jones.