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The Buffalo Payments have the No. 7 ranked protection within the NFL however that doesn’t impress Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd.
Chatting with reporters on Friday forward of Cincinnati’s Monday Evening Soccer showdown with the Buffalo Payments, Boyd took a shot the Leslie Frazier-led unit, stating the Bengals gifted trio of wideouts had been ready for no matter was thrown at them.
“It’s sort of fundamental,” Boyd said of the Payments protection, through Bengals reporter Mike Petraglia. “They don’t do an excessive amount of disguising. It’s sort of easy, they don’t do all of the trickery issues we’ve seen in plenty of defenses. However once more, man, they’re taking part in us. So, each workforce sort of prepares in a different way for us. We’re ready for all the things; nonetheless they need to play it.”
Buffalo’s secondary has its work lower out. Boyd, Ja’Marr Chase, and Tee Higgins are one in every of, if the not the highest receiving trio within the NFL. They’ve a mixed 205 receptions, 298 targets, 2,693 yards, and 20 touchdowns. All three are additionally averaging 12.2 yards per reception or higher.
Nonetheless, Buffalo has a number of defensive backs taking part in at a excessive degree.
Of cornerbacks with 125 or extra protection snaps this season, Tre’Davious White has allowed the second-fewest yards after the catch (26), ninth-fewest completions (13) and the Twelfth-lowest completion share (52), whereas Taron Johnson has allowed the Eleventh-fewest yards per reception (9.3), and Dane Jackson has the ninth-most go breakups (9).
Johnson and Jackson have additionally mixed for 18 pressured incompletions and three interceptions.
One thing should give on Monday. Cincinnati has had a 100-yard receiver in 9 of 16 video games this season whereas Buffalo permits simply 213.1 yards passing per recreation.