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Michael Purinton founded NickelCityBills.com, and contributes a weekly Buffalo Bills article based on statistical analysis to Buffalo Rumblings.

Charting Fred Jackson's 2013 rushing plays

Where were the Bills most successful running Fred Jackson last season, and which of his blockers had the most success opening up holes for him? You'll find out in this post.

Breakdown: Manuel vs. Smith vs. Glennon

How did Bills quarterback EJ Manuel stack up against his fellow rookie starters (Geno Smith and Mike Glennon) in 2013? Some stats are quite promising, while other key areas are rather troubling.

Classifying Manuel's incompletions

Breaking down EJ Manuel's 126 rookie season incomplete passes, and classifying them into seven different categories.

Assessing Round 1 by opportunity cost

Can the top of the NFL Draft be projected by pure, logical opportunity cost? Nope. But it's an interesting angle to take nonetheless.

How the Bills used Chandler in the air: Part 2

A long look at how the Buffalo Bills utilized Scott Chandler in the passing offense in the second half of the 2013 season.

How the Bills used Chandler in the air: Part 1

A long look at how the Buffalo Bills utilized Scott Chandler in the passing offense in the first half of the 2013 season.

Bills among NFL's worst passing on 3rd & short

The Buffalo Bills were the second-worst passing team in the NFL on third and short in 2013 - but it probably didn't have to be that way.

Analyzing the Bills on third and short

The Buffalo Bills struggled a bit on third and short in 2013. Some numbers-crunching reveals a few interesting trends about the Bills' tendencies and successes in these situations.

Third down conversions and inefficiencies

A deeper dive into the Buffalo Bills' performance on third downs during the 2013 season.

Did the no-huddle hurt the defense?

The 2013 Buffalo Bills offense was criticized for too many three-and-out drives in the no-huddle - but did those really hurt the team's defense?