Powered by 206 yards from Josh Allen, and a total team offensive output of 220 yards, the Buffalo Bills beat the Baltimore Ravens in a hard-fought 17-3 victory, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 in Bills Stadium in Buffalo. The Bills rushing game contributed to this win with 32 yards and zero rushing touchdowns, to support a 206 yards, one touchdown effort by Josh Allen.
Allen finished the game completing 23 of 37 passes, to lead the way for the Bills. He ended up with an overall QB rating of 86.10, coming from a performance that included 206 yards, one touchdown, and no interceptions for the game.
Devin Singletary and T.J. Yeldon led the rushing game for the Bills. Singletary rushed for 25 yards from carrying the football seven times. Singletary was helped by Yeldon who carried the football two times for a total of four yards. In the passing game, Allen was most successful throwing the ball to Stefon Diggs and John Brown. Diggs caught eight passes for a total of 106 yards, while Brown contributed with 62 yards from eight passes.
On the defensive side of the football, the Bills produced two forced fumbles, three tackles for loss, four sacks and one defensive touchdown.
In a losing effort for the Ravens, Lamar Jackson attempted 37 passes and completed 14 of them. This performance resulted in 162 yards, one interception, no touchdowns and a passer rating of 61.50 for the game.
The Ravens’ rushing game was led by J.K. Dobbins and Gus Edwards. For the game, Dobbins carried the ball 10 times, rushed for 42 yards, and zero touchdowns. Edwards supplemented and carried the ball a total of 10 times for a total of 42 yards. Meanwhile Willie Snead IV and Marquise Brown were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Ravens. Snead IV caught five passes from Jackson for a total of 25 yards, while Brown contributed with 87 yards from four passes.
In their loss, the Ravens defense contributed with one forced fumble and three tackles to go along with two sacks and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Ravens defense was not enough help get a win.
It is celebration time for the Bills who advance to the next round. As for the Ravens, they go home to ponder on their season.