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Revisiting LeSean McCoy's performances with Bills against the Dolphins

After LeSean McCoy's monstrous performance in the snow in the Bills win over the Colts, let's examine how he's fared with Buffalo when facing the Dolphins.

Obviously, Miami's defense doesn't consist of the exact same players from last season or two years ago, but it features some of the same important pieces like Nnamdukong Suh, Cameron Wake, Kiko Alonso and Reshad Jones.

Here's how McCoy has fared in his four games as a member of the Bills against the Dolphins:

Week 16, 2016, at home: 24 carries, 128 yards, 1 TD

PFF stats: 4 missed tackles forced, 2.12 yards after contact per rush

McCoy was spectacular in the late-season showdown. He also added 17 yards on five receptions. His four missed tackles forced were tied for the second-highest figure of the season.

Week 7, 2016, on the road: 8 carries, 11 yards

PFF stats: 1 missed tackle forced, 2.37 yards after contact per rush

It was tough sledding for McCoy in another game in Miami. On the day, Buffalo ran for just 67 yards on 22 carries.

Week 9, 2015, at home: 16 carries, 112 yards, 1 TD

PFF stats: 2 missed tackles forced, 3.37 yards after contact per rush

In a 33-17 victory, McCoy flourished. It marked one of the 15 outings in his career that he's averaged at least 7.0 yards per carry in a single game.

Week 3, 2015, on the road: 11 carries, 16 yards, 1 TD (receiving)

PFF stats: 0 missed tackles forced, 1.36 yards after contact per rush

McCoy was bottled up early and often. Karlos Williams capped Buffalo's 41-14 blowout with a 41-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. The rookie finished with 110 yards on 12 carries.

Quite clearly, McCoy has been significantly more effective at home against the Dolphins than on the road.

In the two home contests against Miami, he's carried the ball 40 times and accumulated 240 yards on the ground (6.0 yards per rush) with two rushing touchdowns. On the road, he's toted the rock 19 times for just 27 yards (1.42 yards per rush) with the one receiving score.

Going into their Monday Night Football matchup with the Patriots, the Dolphins have allowed 4.3 yards per rush this season, which is tied for 24th in the NFL. They're currently ranked 17th in Football Outsiders' run defense DVOA.

(Stats courtesy of Pro Football Focus.) 

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