Welcome back to Strength in Numbers, a weekly article in which we go over the most actionable takeaways from every NFL weekend in a concise, numbers-heavy format. The NFL season rumbled on despite COVID complications, and things appear to be improving in that regard. Unfortunately, that means no more Tuesday afternoon football, but it’s obviously a fantastic sign for the league’s prospects of playing out an entire season.
That’s what happened off the field this week. Now let’s get to what happened on it — and there are numerous important things we have to debrief from Week 6. Let’s get to it.