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Buffalo Bills fan opinion: Sean McDermott approval poll, 2022-23 edition

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The Buffalo Bills have seen their 2022 season meet its end with a 27-10 home playoff loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Divisional Round of the playoffs. With that, we transition to the offseason, starting with our annual approval polls for the Bills’ staff.

Let’s look first at Buffalo’s head coach, Sean McDermott, who just finished his sixth season with the team. Review the data below, then vote in our poll!

  • Buffalo had an 13-3 regular-season record, winning the AFC East for the third consecutive year
  • This was the first time the Bills clinched back-to-back-to-back division titles since they won four straight from 1988-91
  • Buffalo’s regular season record took a step forward from 2021, when they had an 11-6 win-loss record
  • In the playoffs, the Bills fell in the AFC Divisional Round for a second straight year, after losing in the AFC Championship Game in 2020
  • The Bills were 1-1 in the playoffs this year, beating the Miami Dolphins in the Wild Card round
  • Buffalo led the AFC in point differential, with their +169 good for second in the league behind San Francisco; this came a year after setting a franchise record with +194
  • The Bills had the league’s sixth-ranked defense, rating second in points allowed per game, sixth in yards allowed per game, 15th in passing yards allowed per game, and fifth in rushing yards allowed per game
  • The Bills were once again a top-five offense, ranking second in points scored per game and yards per game.