Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 in Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas was a day of celebration for the Buffalo Bills fans, as their team narrowly defeated the Las Vegas Raiders in a 30-23 victory. The Bills rode a rushing game that produced 62 yards and two rushing touchdowns, to go along with a Josh Allen performance of 288 yards, two touchdowns.
Allen finished the game with two touchdowns, completing 24 of 34 passes. At the end of the day, he finished with 288 yards and zero interceptions, and a passer rating of 115.80.
The Bills deployed a rushing game led by Devin Singletary and Taiwan Jones. For the game, Singletary carried the ball 18 times and rushed for 55 yards, leading to one touchdown. Jones supplemented by carrying the ball no times for a total of zero yards. In the passing game, the Bills’ top receivers were Stefon Diggs and John Brown. Diggs caught six passes for a total of 115 yards, while Brown contributed with 42 yards from four passes.
With three forced fumbles, five tackles for loss and two sacks , the Bills got just the defensive help it needed to get the win.
On the losing side of the game, Derek Carr of the Raiders ended the day with two touchdowns, along with 311 yards, no interceptions, and a 107.30 passer rating.
The rushing game for the Raiders was led by Theo Riddick and Josh Jacobs. For the game, Riddick rushed for 13 yards from carrying the football two times. Meanwhile Jacobs carried the ball 15 times for a total of 48 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Raiders included Nelson Agholor and Hunter Renfrow. Agholor caught four passes for a total of 44 yards, while Renfrow contributed with 57 yards from five passes.
Although their team lost the game, the Raiders defense ended the game with one sack, and four tackles for loss, to go along with no forced fumbles.
The Bills walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 1-0. The Raiders on the other hand, dropped to 0-1 for the season.