When the clock struck zero to signal the end of the Buffalo Bills' 30-21 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday, they completed their fifth game in the 2015 season in which they did not turn the football over once. That five-game total ties the record for most games played without a turnover in team history, a mark that has previously been achieved by four other Bills teams.
With four games left on the schedule, there's at least a solid chance that these 2015 Bills become the first team in franchise history to play six (or more) games in a season with zero turnovers.
It should also come as no surprise to you that in those five games, the Bills are a perfect 5-0. Including the win over Houston, the previous four no-turnover wins came over Indianapolis, the New York Jets, and both Miami games. In fact, in the 6-6 Bills' six wins this season, they have turned the ball over a combined (and, frankly, astonishing) one time. Meanwhile, in their six losses, they've committed 14 turnovers.
Tyrod Taylor has been the driving force behind the Bills' lack of turnovers this season. He has committed just five turnovers in his 10 starts - four interceptions and a lost fumble - and three of those five turnovers occurred way back in a Week 2 loss to New England. He has not thrown an interception in his last six starts, setting the franchise record for longest streak of consecutive passes without a pick along the way.
As they continue their quest to sneak into the AFC playoff field, the Bills would do well to continue their trend of limiting turnovers.