Welcome back to Strength in Numbers, a weekly column that breaks down the most actionable takeaways from every NFL weekend in a concise, numbers-filled format. We’re now a quarter of the way through the season, meaning we’re getting a much better feel for how things are going to play out the rest of the year.
More notably, the unusual circumstances surrounding this season made an appearance in Week 4, with a COVID-19 outbreak postponing one game and temporarily ridding another team of its starting quarterback. It’s going to be an especially crazy season, but Strength in Numbers does its best to boil the events down into a simple list of the most noteworthy takeaways from the week. Let’s get into it.