The Buffalo Bills showed up Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020 in Bills Stadium in Buffalo and narrowly defeated the Los Angeles Rams by a nail-biting 35-32 victory. The Bills deployed a rushing game that produced 101 yards and one rushing touchdown, to go along with a total team offensive output of 375 yards. Quarterback Josh Allen contributed with 311 yards and four touchdowns for the game.
Allen finished the game with four touchdowns, completing 24 of 33 passes. At the end of the day, he finished with 311 yards and one interception, and a passer rating of 128.90.
The ground game for the Bills saw Devin Singletary carrying the football 13 times, and T.J. Yeldon helping with rushing the ball three times. The two rushers produced 71 yards and 18 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Bills had Allen throwing the football to Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis as his most productive targets. Beasley caught six passes for a net gain of 100 yards. The secondary target (Davis) caught four passes for a net contribution of 81 yards.
The Bills’ defense contributed to the win with two sacks, no forced fumbles, one tackle for loss, and scored no defensive touchdowns.
Compared to Allen of the Bills, Jared Goff of the Rams threw for 321 yards with two touchdowns, and one interception, completing 23 of 32 passes, for a 111.60 passer rating.
The Rams’ rushing game was led by Malcolm Brown and Darrell Henderson. For the game, Brown carried the ball seven times, rushed for 19 yards, and zero touchdowns. Henderson supplemented and carried the ball a total of 20 times for a total of 114 yards. Meanwhile Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Rams. Woods caught five passes from Goff for a total of 74 yards, while Kupp contributed with 107 yards from nine passes.
In their loss, the Rams defense contributed with one forced fumble and one tackle to go along with four sacks and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Rams defense was not enough help get a win.
With the win, the Bills leave with a record of 1-0 for the season, while the Rams record for the season is now 0-1.