If not for a moment of carelessness on the final play of the game, the Buffalo Bills would have defeated the Denver Broncos, but instead the visitors at Highmark Stadium ran away with a 24-1 victory. 22, Monday. evening.
In one of the most successful matches of the season, the team in the driver’s seat changed as many as three times in the last minutes. Trailing 22 to 21, Colorado’s representatives had one last chance to advance and score points.
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Russell Wilson brought the Broncos into scoring range, and it was all on the leg of Wil Lutz. However, he missed a 41-yard attempt, but the officials threw in the towel. Twelve Bills players were on the field, one too many, leading to a five-yard penalty and a punt. This time Lutz didn’t miss his chance, scoring his fourth field goal of the game.
Wilson had a strong game finding his receivers 24 times on 29 carries. He threw touchdown passes to Javonte Williams and Courtland Sutton. The latter made a colossal effort at the start of the second quarter, stretching to catch the ball without both feet leaving the end.
It was more complicated for Josh Allen, who threw an interception in the sixth consecutive duel. The Broncos caught his passes twice, bringing the quarterback’s hapless total to an NFL record 11 steals.
Denver (4-5) returns to action on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings (6-4). Buffalo (5-5) will square off with the New York Jets (4-5) on the same day.