Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 in Empower Field at Mile High in Denver was a day of celebration for the Buffalo Bills fans, as their team decimated the Denver Broncos in a 48-19 victory. The Bills rode a rushing game that produced 182 yards and three rushing touchdowns, to go along with a Josh Allen performance of 359 yards, two touchdowns.
Allen helped the Bills in this victory by attempting 40 passes and completing 28 of them. This led to a final QB production of 359 yards, no interceptions and two touchdowns for the game.
The Bills deployed a rushing game led by Zack Moss and Devin Singletary. For the game, Moss carried the ball 13 times and rushed for 81 yards, leading to no touchdowns. Singletary supplemented by carrying the ball eight times for a total of 68 yards. In the passing game, the Bills’ top receivers were Cole Beasley and Stefon Diggs. Beasley caught eight passes for a total of 112 yards, while Diggs contributed with 147 yards from 11 passes.
On the defensive side of the football, the Bills produced one forced fumble, zero tackles for loss, three sacks and one defensive touchdown.
Compared to Allen of the Bills, Drew Lock of the Broncos threw for 132 yards with one touchdown, and zero interceptions, completing 20 of 32 passes, for a 81.80 passer rating.
The Broncos’ rushing game was led by Phillip Lindsay and Melvin Gordon. For the game, Lindsay carried the ball 11 times, rushed for 38 yards, and no touchdowns. Gordon supplemented and carried the ball a total of 11 times for a total of 61 yards. Meanwhile Jerry Jeudy and Tim Patrick were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Broncos. Jeudy caught one pass from Lock for a total of 19 yards, while Patrick contributed with 14 yards from three passes.
In their loss, the Broncos defense contributed with one forced fumble and no tackles to go along with one sack and zero defensive touchdowns. This production from the Broncos defense was not enough help get a win.
After this game, the Bills improved to a record of 11-3, while the Broncos dropped to a 5-9 record.