The Buffalo Bills showed up Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 in Bills Stadium in Buffalo and knocked off the Los Angeles Chargers by a hard-fought 27-17 victory. The Bills deployed a rushing game that produced 172 yards and one rushing touchdown, to go along with a total team offensive output of 332 yards. Quarterback Josh Allen contributed with 157 yards and one touchdown for the game.
Allen finished the game completing 18 of 24 passes, to lead the way for the Bills. He ended up with an overall QB rating of 88.40, coming from a performance that included 157 yards, one touchdown, and one interception for the game.
The ground game for the Bills saw Zack Moss carrying the football 9 times, and Devin Singletary helping with rushing the ball 11 times. The two rushers produced 59 yards and 82 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Bills had Allen tossing the football to Stefon Diggs and Gabriel Davis as his most productive targets. Diggs caught seven passes for a net gain of 39 yards. The secondary target (Davis) caught three passes for a net contribution of 79 yards.
The Bills’ defense contributed to the win with three sacks, one forced fumble, four tackles for loss, and scored no defensive touchdowns.
On the losing side of the game, Justin Herbert of the Chargers ended the day with one touchdown, along with 316 yards, one interception, and a 75.50 passer rating.
The Chargers’ rushing game was led by Austin Ekeler and Joshua Kelley. For the game, Ekeler carried the ball 14 times, rushed for 44 yards, and zero touchdowns. Kelley supplemented and carried the ball a total of seven times for a total of 35 yards. Meanwhile Keenan Allen and Tyron Johnson were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Chargers. Allen caught four passes from Herbert for a total of 40 yards, while Johnson contributed with 63 yards from two passes.
In their loss, the Chargers defense contributed with one forced fumble and seven tackles to go along with three sacks and zero defensive touchdowns. This production from the Chargers defense was not enough help get a win.
The Bills walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 8-3. The Chargers on the other hand, dropped to 3-8 for the season.