Buffalo Bills top Green Bay Packers: Week 8 Game Thread
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WHEC) – The Buffalo Bills host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football. Refresh our game thread throughout for updates and live tweets from Jackson Roberts and Mat Mlodzinski.
Buffalo receives the opening kickoff
Packers force a three-and-out on the first drive.
The Bills only gained six yards, from a Devin Singletary rush. Josh Allen was 0-for-2 on the drive.
Bills stop Packers on 4th & 3
After gaining a few first downs, the Buffalo Bills defense stood tall on a 4th & 3 to take over on their own 39-yard line.
Tim Settle recorded his first sack as Bill during the series.
Bills strike first on a drive led by two big runs, Buffalo takes 7-0 lead
Buffalo went on the ground to get out in front, thanks to two very long runs by Singletary and Allen.
Singletary scampered for 30 yards on a 1st & 10. Then, three plays later, Allen used his legs and physicality to go 20-yards on a 3rd & 14.
Buffalo eventually punched it in as Allen found Dawson Knox wide open for a 1-yard score.
End of 1st quarter: Bills – 7, Packers – 0
Stefon Diggs burns Rasul Douglas, Bills take 14-0 lead
After a heated exchange to end the 1st quarter, Stefon Diggs backed up his talk, freeing up for 26-yard touchdown in stride.
Allen now has two passing touchdowns in the game.
Packers cut deficit to 14-7 after insane catch by Romeo Doubs
Rookie receiver Romeo Doubs went all out to secure a TD catch, giving the Packers their first score of the game.
Green Bay went 80 yards in 12 plays on the drive.
Isaiah McKenzie scores rushing TD, Bills go up 21-7
Isaiah McKenzie scored from seven yards out to give the Bills a two touchdown lead.
Buffalo drove 80 yards in 8 plays to set up the touchdown run.
During the drive, Quay Walker of the Packers pushed a Bills coach and was ejected from the game.
Bills add field goal before halftime, lead 24-7
Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs connected on a 53-yard bomb with a minute left until halftime, setting the Bills up perfectly for a score.
Although Buffalo couldn’t punch it in for six, Tyler Bass was good from 42-yards out.
Halftime: Bills – 24, Packers – 7
Mason Crosby adds 3 to start half, Bills lead 24-10
Green Bay got the ball to start the second half and was able to drive down the field for three points.
Aaron Rodgers did have a TD pass waved off after pass interference was called against Robert Tonyan on Kaiir Elam.
Bass nails field goal from 38 yards, Bills extend lead to 27-10
Buffalo matched Green Bay’s field goal with one of their own, thanks to a 8-play, 51-yard drive that included a Gabe Davis reception for 29 yards.
Bass is now 2-for-2 on field goals in the game.
End of 3rd quarter: Bills – 27, Packers – 10
Rodgers goes deep for TD, Packers cut lead to 27-17
After three turnovers to start the 4th quarter, Green Bay was the team to settle down, as A-Rod went deep to Samori Toure for a 37-yard TD score.