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2020 NFL Power Rankings: Buffalo Bills

Throughout the 2020 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the Buffalo Bills rank in terms of average, best and worst:

Below you will find a Week 4 roundup for the Bills in our consensus 2020 NFL Power Rankings.

The Athletic -- Rank: 6

What we learned: The Josh Allen experience may give Bills fans a heart attack. Midway through the third quarter, the Bills were up 28-3 and appeared to be on their way to a blowout win. But Buffalo's defense started to get picked apart, and the Rams scored 29 unanswered points. Allen threw for 311 yards, four touchdowns and one interception while offering some wild moments. He drew an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for yelling at an official after a fumble. He was whistled for a face-mask penalty. And on the game-winning drive, he had a play in which he took off to run but then tried to flip the ball to Isaiah McKenzie at the last second on what was either a failed lateral or an incomplete pass. Bottom line: He led the Bills on an 11-play, 75-yard touchdown drive.

He found Cole Beasley on three different occasions, including a third-and-22 conversion, and also connected with Stefon Diggs for 17 yards. The Bills got fortunate on a fourth-and-8 Rams defensive pass interference penalty that could've gone either way. But then again, they had a questionable interception call earlier in the half that went in the Rams' favor. This was not a situation in which the Bills recklessly let the Rams back in the game. Los Angeles executed offensively, and Aaron Donald was a monster. Buffalo can feel good about this victory and its 3-0 start.

CBS Sports -- Rank: 4

Josh Allen has the offense looking special, but the defense has had some issues. They have to play better on that side of the ball.

USA Today -- Rank: 10

QB Josh Allen's growth has been impressive. But defense's regression to date is startling. Buffalo didn't beat Rams on Sunday, officials did.

ESPN -- Rank: 5

What we got wrong: Buffalo's defense would lead the way again while its offense would be somewhere between good and competent.

Sound the buzzer; this take is dead wrong. Through three weeks, the Bills sport the fourth-best offense in the NFL and the second-best passing attack. Josh Allen has looked like an MVP candidate in his first three games, willing the Bills to victory with fourth-quarter comebacks in each of his past two. Conversely, Buffalo's defense currently ranks 20th in yards allowed per game and 16th in points per game. It's been a weird year in Orchard Park. -- Marcel Louis-Jacques

NFL.com -- Rank: 6

It's not often that a team gives up 29 unanswered points in a game and still wins, but this is 2020 and the Bills have a little bit of magic to them right now. Josh Allen played hero once again, accounting for five total TDs against the Rams, including the game-winner to Tyler Kroft with 15 seconds remaining on the clock. The Bills had watched a 28-3 lead turn into a 32-28 deficit by that point, but Buffalo avoided catastrophe with its 11-play, 75-yard drive aided by a bacon-saving fourth-down pass-interference call that directly preceded the Kroft score. The Bills are 3-0 and Allen has 12 total touchdowns (10 passing, two rushing) through three weeks, a team record.

+ Previous update: Buffalo Bills Week 3 NFL Power Rankings Roundup

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