Guess who leads the NFL in penalties? Yes, it's the Bills, and by a wide margin. The Bills have 28 penalties after three games. They have 242 yards in penalties. Detroit is second with 183. The Bills are nearly 100 yards ahead of the league average, which is 149. 4.
You expect penalties when your offensive line is the most inexperienced in recent NFL history. But Dick Jauron prides himself on discipline and intelligence, so it's a bad sign. Many of the penalties have occurred on special teams, which have been among the league's best in previous years under Bobby April.
The Dolphins have struggled so far, but they have the fewest penalty yards in the league with 86. Miami led the league in fewest penalties a year ago. The Bills need to be more efficient if they expect to win this weekend.