Bills beat Broncos, 26-16

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4th quarter  

Bills 26 Denver 16  Final 

The Bills improve to 2-1 on the season. 

The Bills defense stops Denver on fourth down. Now the Bills should be able to run out the clock. The Buffalo defense gets rewarded this week for another strong showing. 

The Bills add another field goal as they turn a turnover into points. If the Bills hold on this could be a huge win for the Bills. 

The Bills eating up much of the clock and still lead with 3:27 left in the quarter. The Broncos have already used 2 time outs. 

Bills turn the stop on the fake punt into 3 points as Hauschka connects for the third time in the game this time from 53 yards out. 

 

3rd Quarter 

Bills 20 Denver 16 after 3 quarters

The Bills sniff out a Denver fake punt and get the ball back deep in Denver territory as the clock runs out on the third quarter. Huge play.. 

Tyrod Taylor hits Charles Clay for the touchdown and the Bills take the lead. The TD completed an impressive drive that included big gains and catches by Jordan Matthews and Nick O'Leary. 

The Bills defense once again holds Denver to 3 points in the red zone. Broncos retake the lead with a field goal. Its the third field goal of the day by Brandon McManus this one from 38 yards out. 

 

2n d Quarter 

Broncos 13 Bills 13  Halftime 

The Bills move the ball down field and Stephen Hauschka connects on a 55 yard field goal to tie the game at 13 as the half comes to an end.    

Denver answers with a 35 yard field goal from Brandon McManus. The Bills defense once again holding strong and keeping Denver out of the end zone on that series. 

The Bills get a  49 yard field goal from Hauschka and the game is tied at 10. 

Jamaal Charels with a 12 yard touchdown run. The Bills really helped out with back to back penalties. Micah Hyde hit a player out of bounds and Jerry Hughes with a late hit on the quarterback to help the Broncos move the ball downfield setting up the Charles TD run. 

Mike Tolbert dropped a touchdown pass but then on the very next play Tyrod Taylor connected with Andre Holmes for a touchdown and the lead. The ball bounced off the hands of Zay Jones right to holmes. The Bills get a break and score their first TD since the opener against the Jets. 

 

 

1st Quarter 

Broncos 3 Bills 0 

Its been a defensive struggle but the Broncos break through with a 38 yard field goal with less than a minute left in the quarter. A couple of penalties on the Bills helped keep the drive alive. 

 

The Bills host Denver at New Era Field at one o'clock.  These players are inactive for the Bills today. 

Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, defensive end Jerell Worthy,  defensive tackle Deandre Coleman, left tackle Cordy Glenn, tight end Khari Lee, running back Joe Banyard and guard Vladimir Dycasse, 

 

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