McKenzie spent a lot of time on offense in addition to serving as the team’s primary kick returner. On November 25 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, he ran for 6 yards on a jet sweep to score his first NFL touchdown.
After LeSean McCoy and Chris Ivory sustained injuries, he was deployed in the run game against the New York Jets.
He rushed for 22 yards on four rushes with another touchdown in the 27-23 loss, adding to his 47 receiving yards. Along with 66 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns, he also had 18 receptions for 179 receiving yards during the season.
After the Bills signed free agency kick returner Andre Roberts, McKenzie’s kick return role shrank; nonetheless, he was still given a respectable amount of playing time on special teams and as an offensive gadget player.
He ran eight times for a total of 49 yards while also catching 27 passes for 254 yards and a touchdown. In week 5, McKenzie significantly contributed to the Bills’ victory over the Tennessee Titans by setting up the game-winning score with a 46-yard reception.
He was forced into action as a reserve cornerback for the Bills’ last game of the 2019 season against the Jets due to the team resting its starters and injuries to the backups.
What is Isaiah McKenzie nickname?
Isaiah McKenzie is nicknamed the “Lil Dirty”. According to him, the nickname became popular among his teammates, thanks to Stefon Diggs.
McKenzie brazenly embraces what his teammates refer to as “Lil Dirty,” upsetting them. He occasionally taunts them during news conferences, either by shouting or by throwing things at them. Despite all of his antics, his teammates appreciate that he would stand by his words.