It was very clear on Monday night which team will win the AFC Eastern Conference as the playoffs, and which team will watch the playoffs at home for the first time in 12 years.
On Monday night, Josh Allen (Josh Allen) and Stephen Diggs (Stefon Diggs) focused on Buffalo Bills (Buffalo Bills) defeated the New England Patriots to a 38-9 victory. Allen threw four touchdowns that night, three of which went to Diggs, because Bill won the Patriots playoffs for the first time since 1999. Allen and Diggs both earned three-quarters of the time and sat on the bench for most of the fourth quarter.
Allen completed 27 of the 36 goals, passed 320 yards and scored 4 touchdowns, and Diggs caught 9 of them and passed 145 yards (3 yards). In the process, Allen set Bills’ franchise record for touchdowns in one season (34) and completion (375), surpassing Jim Kelly and Drew Bry respectively The previous record of Drew Bledsoe.
After a 45-yard shot from Nick Falk at the opening ceremony of the game, the Patriots actually led 3-0.
It’s all Bill over there. Buffalo will score touchdowns in four consecutive games, not including kneeling until the first half.
After a 22-yard Tyler Bass field goal, Zack Moss scored in a 5-yard touchdown game, giving Buffalo a 10-3 lead. Cam Newton scored in a 9-yard touchdown game and pulled the Patriots back within just one point after the Patriots missed an extra point.
Lee Smith caught a 4-yard touchdown from Allen, Bills’ lead improved to 17-9, and Diggs took the rest of the scoring output. When Buffalo led the semifinals 24-9, Allen and Diggs made a 50-yard touchdown. Diggs will add touchdowns for 18 and 8 yards, and then the two will sit on the bench for the rest of the night.
Newton made only 5 of 10 passes in 34 yards, and was eliminated by Jarrett Stidham in the third quarter. Stidham (Stidham) passed in 11 innings and 4 innings in 44 innings in limited moves. Newton’s 34-yard pass is the least since the Patriots quarterback, this is since 1993 when Scott Securs Bill’s pass was only 16 yards. Securs was injured after seven attempts.