Allen Leads Bills to 3-0 Start, Defeat Rams 35-32

Allen Leads Bills to 3-0 Start, Defeat Rams 35-32

With at 28-3 with 8:05 left in third quarter, any team can get complacent and take their took off the gas peddle. That is exactly what Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills did Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams, allowing the Rams to rally. Allen not only threw an interception, but fumbled the ball as well, setting up the Rams to make a historic comeback. On the heels of those two turnovers, Jared Goff led the Rams to 29 unanswered points and a lead of 32-28 with 4:30 left in the game. Allen and the Bills responded with game ending score, as Allen found Tyler Kroft in the end zone with 15 seconds remaining. With the win, the Bills improve to a 3-0 start, the first time the franchise has started with that record since 2008. The Rams leave Buffalo at 2-1 after almost completing an amazing comeback.

The Bills were again led by quarterback Josh Allen, who ended the day completing 24 of 33 pass attempts for 311 yards and four touchdowns. While Allen did throw an interception and fumble the ball once, he also added four carries for eight yards and a touchdown. Allen has now contributed to twelve total touchdowns in the first three weeks of the season for the Bills, which is a franchise record. Jim Kelly held the record until yesterday, when Kelly contributed ten scores for the team during the first three games in the 1991 season.

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On the ground, Devin Singletary led the team with 13 carries, rushing for 71 yards in the process. The receiving core of the Bills had five players with double digit yards, with Cole Beasley leading the way. Beasley caught six passes for 100 yards, while Gabriel Davis, Devin Singletary and Stefon Diggs each hauled in four passes. Diggs kept his early season hot streak going, finding the end zone for the second consecutive week.

The Rams were led to an almost historic comeback by Jared Goff, who completed 23 of 32 passes for 321 yards and two touchdowns, while also throwing an interception. Darrell Henderson Jr. led a depleted ground attack for the Rams, who were missing one of their three top running backs in rookie Cam Akers. With Akers out and fellow RB Malcolm Brown a non factor on the day, Henderson rushed 20 times totaling 114 yards and a touchdown. The Rams receiving corps was led by Cooper Kupp, who hauled in nine passes from Goff for 107 yards and a touchdown. Robert Woods also scored on the day, catching five passes 74 yards and a touchdown.

In week four, the Rams host the win less New York Giants, while the Bills travel out West to take on the 2-1 Las Vegas Raiders.

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