ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WROC) — After suffering two straight losses, the Bills got back in the win column with a convincing 32-6 win over the New York Jets. Buffalo put together a dominant effort where all three phases made an impact on the game.
On the opening kickoff of the contest, fullback Reggie Gilliam forced a fumble to set up the Bills offense with great field position. However, the offense went three and waswere forced to kick a 48-yard goal.
In fact, the unit led by interim offensive coordinator Joe Brady, had just nine points on their first four possessions of the game. However, the game changed midway through the second quarter when Bills cornerback Rasul Douglas picked off a short pass from Zach Wilson leaving the offense with a short field.
Just a few plays later, James Cook was the recipient of a five-yard touchdown pass from Josh Allen to make it a 16-0 game. The Jets answered shortly before halftime on a Breece Hten-yardyard touchdown reception from Wilson to cut the deficit to ten.
On their first drive of the second half, the Bills drove right down the field and capped off the drive on a Ty Johnson touchdown reception. On fourth and one, the former Jets running back snuck out into the flat where Allen hit him for a 28-yard score.
Later in the third quarter, Allen connected with Khalil Shakir on an 81-yard touchdown to push the lead to 29-6 and put the game out of reach.
For the first time since Week 4, the Bills scored 30 points or more in a game.
Allen had an efficient game completing 20 of his 32 passes for 275 yards and three touchdowns. The Bills quarterback also added 15 yards on the ground.
Shakir led all receivers with 115 yards. Bills tight end Dalton Kincaid had a game-high six catches for 46 yards.
Stefon Diggs finished with four catches for 27 yards while Cook added 73 yards on the ground.
The Bills defense held the Jets to just 155 total yards and forced four interceptions. Rasul Douglas, who the Bills acquired at the trade deadline, had two picks and a fumble recovery.
Leonard Floyd led the Bills with 2.5 sacks. Tyrel Dodson led the team with seven tackles and also had a sack and forced fumble.
Next up for the Bills (6-5) is a date with the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, November 26th.