Training camp question: Can Bills count on Stefon Diggs to meet challenge of strong encore?

Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) led the NFL in catches and receiving yards in 2020.

Vic Carucci

This is the first in a series of key questions facing the Buffalo Bills as they prepare for training camp. This installment: What can Stefon Diggs do for an encore?

Now, for Stefon Diggs’ next act.

It’s reasonable to wonder if one of the most transformative trade acquisitions in Buffalo Bills history can replicate anything resembling his dominant performance in 2020.

Diggs led the NFL in receptions, with 127, and receiving yards, with 1,535. He provided the spark that allowed Josh Allen to set single-season franchise records for passing yards (4,544), touchdown passes (37), completions (396), 300-yard passing games (eight) and total yards (4,987, including 12 receiving).

That dynamic passing attack was the driving force behind the Bills’ 13-3 record, their first AFC East championship since 1995 and first appearance in the conference title game since 1993.

 “I’ve got a lot more work to do from now to training camp, so that’s what I’m focused on. I’m trying to get better and be the best that I can,” Edmunds said.

The question is, can Diggs make the same impact he did after the Bills acquired him in a trade last year with the Minnesota Vikings?

With months to study every route Diggs ran and each catch he made last season, opposing defensive coordinators should intensify their focus on significantly reducing the damage he…

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