The Buffalo Bills held on against the Indianapolis Colts in a heart stopping victory of 27-24, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 in Bills Stadium in Buffalo. For the win, Josh Allen threw for 324 yards, and two touchdowns. The Bills also relied on a rushing game that produced 96 yards and one rushing touchdown.
Allen finished the game completing 26 of 35 passes, to lead the way for the Bills. He ended up with an overall QB rating of 121.60, coming from a performance that included 324 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions for the game.
Zack Moss and Devin Singletary led the rushing game for the Bills. Moss rushed for 21 yards from carrying the football seven times. Moss was helped by Singletary who carried the football three times for a total of 21 yards. In the passing game, Allen was most successful throwing the ball to Stefon Diggs and Gabriel Davis. Diggs caught six passes for a total of 128 yards, while Davis contributed with 85 yards from four passes.
The Bills’ defense contributed to the win with no sacks, one forced fumble, two tackles for loss, and scored zero defensive touchdowns.
For the losing team, Philip Rivers finished the game completing 27 of 46 passes to lead the way for the Colts. This performance by Rivers led to a QB rating of 93.50, and game stats of 309 yards, zero interceptions and two touchdowns.
The rushing game for the Colts was led by Nyheim Hines and Jonathan Taylor. For the game, Hines rushed for 75 yards from carrying the football six times. Meanwhile Taylor carried the ball 21 times for a total of 78 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Colts included Michael Pittman and Zach Pascal. Pittman caught five passes for a total of 90 yards, while Pascal contributed with 37 yards from three passes.
Although their team lost the game, the Colts defense ended the game with two sacks, and four tackles for loss, to go along with one forced fumble.
It is celebration time for the Bills who advance to the next round. As for the Colts, they go home to ponder on their season.