STRATEGY AND PERSONNEL
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QB Kyle Orton ranks seventh in the NFL in completion percentage at 67.4 percent, and he leads the league in fourth-quarter passer rating at 132.5. Orton has led two fourth-quarter comeback victories in his four starts.
WR Sammy Watkins has made 29 first downs on his 38 pass receptions, a 76.3 percent conversion rate that is second in the league only to Indy's T.Y. Hilton.
LB Preston Brown leads the Bills in tackles with 59 and that total ranks second among all rookies in the NFL.
DT Marcell Dareus ranks second in the NFL with seven sacks, a total that is No. 1 among DTs.
CB Leodis McKelvin ranks second in the NFL with four interceptions, a total that leads all cornerbacks.
K Dan Carpenter has made 17 of 19 field goals this year and 50 of 55 since joining the Bills last year.