Bills stun Falcons in Atlanta

Stephen Hauschka kicks Buffalo to upset victory

Rochester - Thanks to a pair of turnovers and Stephen Hauschka long field goals the Bills knock off their 2nd undefeated team in as many weeks. 

In the 2nd quarter, Buffalo engineered a 77-yard drive capped off with a Tyrod Taylor touchdown pass to Jordan Matthews to give the Bills a 7-3.

Devonte Freeman scored with 18 seconds left in the half, from one yard out, and the Falcons took a 10-7 lead at halftime.

The Bills opened up the second half going three-and-out but it was the defense that stepped up. Jerry Hughes had a strip sack on Matt Ryan that allowed Tre White to scoop up the fimble and return it 52-yards for the touchdown. Ryan's hand looked to be moving forward and the ball landed eight yards in front of teh line of scrimmage but that play was reviewed and the call stood. 

The ensuing drive for Atlanta, Ryan was intercepted by Micah Hyde.

That set up a 19 play drive for Buffalo that lasted over eleven minutes, went 82 yards but eventally stalled in the redzone and set up a Stephen Hauschka field goal and the Bills lead 17-10

The Falcons answered back with a with a 10 play drive capped off by a Ryan touchdown pass to Justin Hardy to tie the game up a 17-17

It was the first passing touchdown the Bills had allowed this season. 

Buffalo answered right back when Hauschka hit a 56-yard field as the Bills regained the lead 20-17.

The next time Atlanta had the ball, Hyde came up with his 2nd interception of the game which led to another Hauschka field goal this time for 55-yards as Buffalo extended their lead to 23-17.

Atlanta would drive down to the Buffalo 10-yard line but they were stopped on 4th and 1 as the Bills picked up a shocking upset victory


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