Bills Beat Dolphins 32-29; Clinch Fourth Straight Playoff Berth
ORCHARD PARK, NY (WHEC) – The Buffalo Bills defeated the Miami Dolphins, 32-29 on Saturday night to clinch their fourth straight playoff berth. With the win, they also remain the 1-seed in the AFC.
Miami jumped out to a 3-0 lead before Josh Allen found Quintin Morris for a 14-yard touchdown. It was the Tight End’s 1st TD reception in the NFL. They’d add a pair of touchdowns heading into the half to make it 21-13.
Afterwards, their the offense stalled, punting on four straight drives. That opened the door for Miami to take the lead with 2:34 left in the 3rd quarter. However, Buffalo had an answer.
Down 29-21, Josh Allen led a seven-play, 75-yard drive culminating in Dawson Knox’s second TD of the night. Allen then successfully ran in the 2-point conversion attempt, evening the score at 29-apiece.
Following a successful defensive stand, the Bills got the ball back with 5:56 remaining, marched down the field and ran the clock down, before Tyler Bass nailed a game-winning FG as time expired.
The win gives Buffalo its 11th win for the third straight season and guarantees they’ll play in the postseason for the fifth time in six seasons.
They’ll play the Bears on Saturday, Dec. 24th.