The rankings see each team assigned a score of 1-32 in 22 categories (the fewer points, the better). The New England Patriots topped the list with 229 points. Buffalo had 463.5 points, ahead of only the Washington Redskins (559.5).
The Bills finished dead last in kickoff return yards with 469 (on 23 attempts). They were 23rd in punt return yards with 243 (on 39 attempts). Buffalo was sixth with 4,124 punting yards, but it also led the league with 96 attempts. Its net average of 38 yards per punt ranked 30th.
One bright spot was kicker Dan Carpenter, who only made the team after rookie Dustin Hopkins was injured prior to the season opener. Carpenter went 33-of-36 on field goals with a long of 55 yards and he also made all 32 extra points he tried. His 131 points tied him for ninth in the NFL.
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