Eagles vs. Bills: Fun and intriguing stats that may influence Philadelphia's Week 12 strategy

Here are a few intriguing statistics that may carry over into another A-1 Eagles performance.

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Sunday, November 26th . Eagles Bills Saturday. Eagles -3. 16. CBS. 4:25 p.m. EST. 6-5. 9-1. 54

Numbers don't always tell the full story, but Eagles stats might be an exception.

The Philadelphia Eagles are owners of a 9-1 record, That's tops in the NFL. Following an impressive road win versus the Kansas City Chiefs, most of the national publications land them atop their pro football power rankings. From where we're sitting and from what we're seeing, we have no issue with that. What do you guys think? Are you in agreement? The evidence is overwhelming.

They say 'You are what your record says you are'. Stats don't always tell the story. We can admit that, but in this case, they might.

The most important stats are total wins and losses. Philly has only done the latter once while doing the former more than any other team. We mentioned they are 9-1, right?

Other stats can be tricky to quantify. We love Pro Football Focus, but we don't always know what we're supposed to get from all of those details. We'll tell you what we're going to do.

We combed through all of the numbers like a math major at a higher institution of learning, and we pulled out a few intriguing details. Using our data, we've come up with a few theories that the Eagles may want to add to their game plan. One jumps out to us immediately.

The Bills defense has forced 19 turnovers.

The Bills' defense can be had, but they're also a scrappy bunch. To date, they have taken the ball away from the other team 19 times. That throws them into a four-way tie with the Denver Broncos, Pittsburgh Steelers, and San Francisco 49ers. Only the Jacksonville Jaguars have more (20).

Verdict: It sounds cliche, but you can't turn the ball over and expect to win. Philly is the better team here, but if they allow Buffalo to hang around, that won't be a good thing.

Let's talk about a few more numbers. You might find some interest in the following.