The Bills played better than the Titans for much of the first half, but all of Tennessee’s possessions in the second half ended in points.
NASHVILLE – The Runner Derrick Henry it was too much for Buffalo bills on “Monday Night Football“, culminating the game with 143 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Bills yielded their worst total of the season with 34 points to the Tennessee Titans, who stopped a late rally of the Bills to stay with a 34-31 victory. Looking ahead, however, there is positive news for Bills.
Buffalo now he’s heading into his week off and then things just get easier. according to Football Power Index from ESPN, the Bills they have the third-easiest schedule left to play. After a tough streak of divisional leaders in the AFC, three teams with losing marks await.
The Bills they played better than the Titans for much of the first half, but big plays, penalties, and ball deliveries kept Tennessee in the game. Buffalo, who came into the game allowing less than 75 rushing yards per game, gave up a 76-yard scoring breakaway to Henry in the second quarter, the longest running touchdown in the entire NFL so far in the campaign.
In the second half, the defense allowed the Titans make three series of at least eight moves and control the clock. All possessions of Tennessee in the second half they finished in points.
The red zone was part of the early troubles of the Bills in the field, something that has been a theme throughout the season. Twice in the first half Buffalo kicked field goals from the 10-yard line or less of the Titans, which limited them in their attempt to establish a definitive early advantage. Josh Allen He also dealt with the pressure he hadn’t faced outside of the Week 1 loss to the Pittsburgh steelers. He was sacked three times – the highest total of the season – and the quarterback was hit seven times.
In the final seconds of the game, the Bills chose to play it at fourth and 1 from the 3-yard line. Titans, but Allen slipped and fell short. Down by 3 points, the head coach of the Bills, Sean McDermott, chose not to kick a field goal for the tie.
The surprising statistic
Allen has seven career touchdown passes this year, including two against the Titans. No one else in the NFL accumulate more than four at the moment.