NFL

Allen and the Bills Knocked Off the Jets in a Hard-Fought 18-10 Victory

The Buffalo Bills knocked off the New York Jets in a hard-fought 18-10 win, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 in MetLife Stadium in New York. They deployed a rushing game that produced 126 yards, zero rushing touchdowns, to support a Josh Allen performance of 307 yards and zero touchdowns.

Allen helped the Bills in this victory by attempting 43 passes and completing 30 of them. This led to a final QB production of 307 yards, zero interceptions and zero touchdowns for the game.

The ground game for the Bills saw Zack Moss carrying the football 7 times, and Devin Singletary helping with rushing the ball eight times. The two rushers produced 47 yards and 29 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Bills had Allen throwing the football to Cole Beasley and Stefon Diggs as his most productive targets. Beasley caught 11 passes for a net gain of 112 yards. The secondary target (Diggs) caught six passes for a net contribution of 48 yards.

The Bills were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in six sacks, and two tackles for loss, to go along with one forced fumble, with no defensive touchdowns.

On the losing side of the game, Sam Darnold of the Jets ended the day with zero touchdowns, along with 120 yards, two interceptions, and a 31.10 passer rating.

The rushing game for the Jets was led by Frank Gore and La’Mical Perine. For the game, Gore rushed for 60 yards from carrying the football 11 times. Meanwhile Perine carried the ball 11 times for a total of 39 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Jets included Braxton Berrios and Denzel Mims. Berrios caught four passes for a total of 35 yards, while Mims contributed with 42 yards from four passes.

In a losing effort, the Jets defense contributed with two sacks , one forced fumble, four tackles for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the game.

With the win, the Bills leave with a record of 1-0 for the season, while the Jets record for the season is now 0-1.