Knox caught two of eight targets for 29 yards in Sunday's win over the Dolphins. Drops have been a problem for Knox in his two years in the league, but none of the six misfires Sunday fell into that category. While Knox never eclipsed 51 receiving yards in a game this season, he's become the clear No. 1 tight end for the Bills and has at least four targets in each of the past five games. With Cole Beasley (knee) looking iffy for Saturday's playoff game, Knox could be counted on even more in the short-to-mid range passing game.
Knox secured three of four targets for 51 yards during Monday night's 38-9 win against the Patriots. Buffalo dominated through the air during a Week 16 drubbing of the Patriots, with Knox finishing as the team's No. 2 receiver on a night that consisted of 320 passing yards and four passing scores from Josh Allen. Lee Smith hauled in one of the TDs, and star wideout Stefon Diggs the other three, as Knox remains with three scores of his own on the season (all coming since Week 12). It didn't help that he dropped an easy score from Josh Allen that was right in his hands. A regular-season finale against Miami's top-ranked scoring defense will be challenging, especially with the unit having surrendered the eighth-fewest receptions to opposing tight ends on the year.
Knox caught two of four targets for 36 yards and a touchdown during Saturday's 48-19 win against the Broncos. Knox had to exit Buffalo's Week 15 win because of a stinger, though he was capable of returning to the contest while tying a season high in receiving yards. After going scoreless over his first six appearances of the season, the Ole Miss product has proceeded to go on a tear by posting a trio of TDs in his past four games. Eleven targets over the past two outings represent the most in a two-game span over the 24-year-old's career. A Week 16 matchup against New England has the potential to thwart Knox's recent uptick in production, as the Patriots have surrendered an NFL-low one receiving TD to opposing tight ends this season.
Knox secured four of seven targets for 34 yards during Sunday's win over the Steelers. Knox suffered a stinger in the game but returned after a brief absence and should be OK to play in Week 15, even if the Bills take it easy on him in practice this week. With Tyler Kroft being made an inactive once again, Knox ended up being a key part of the game plan and made a few big plays in the win. The second-year tight end still needs to work on ball security, as he also lost a fumble in the contest, but it wouldn't be surprising if this type of workload becomes the standard for Knox down the stretch.
Knox (neck) returned to Sunday's game against the Steelers, Ryan Talbot of NewYorkupstate.com reports. Knox came back in late in the third quarter after suffering a stinger just after halftime and caught a pass. He'll continue to top Buffalo's depth chart at tight end while healthy.
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