Los Angeles (AFP)
Quarterback Josh Allen led Buffalo 75 yards in the final four minutes for the winning strike as the undefeated Bills rallied to beat the Los Angeles Rams 35-32 on Sunday.
Allen connected with wide receiver Tyler Kroft with 15 seconds left for his fourth and final touchdown of the day in Orchard Park, New York. He also added a quick touchdown.
The Rams overcame a 25-point deficit in the third quarter and took a 32-28 lead late in the game before Allen orchestrated the winning record.
The Rams looked set to tie the third-biggest comeback in NFL history and the biggest in franchise history when they scored 29 unanswered points in the second half.
“I’m probably too relaxed and it’s on me,” Allen said of losing the Bills big lead. “I have to be better for our team and our offense. ”
The Rams’ four straight touchdowns came after two touchdown passes from Jared Goff, a run from Goff and a one-yard run by Darrell Henderson to give the Rams the lead.
But Allen was able to regroup and rally the Bills by completing 24 of 33 for a total of 311 passing yards that day.
Running back Devin Singletary ran 13 times for 71 yards while catching four passes for 50 yards for the Bills, who improved to 3-0 in the young season.
Cole Beasley had six catches for 100 yards, Kroft caught two touchdown passes and Stefon Diggs caught one in the win.
Goff completed 23 of 32 passes for 321 yards and two touchdowns. Henderson made 20 carries for 114 yards and a touchdown.
“We were only one step away, and unfortunately in this league it’s not good enough,” said Rams goaltender John Johnson. “The whole game was a strange game. ”
Also, the Cincinnati Bengals and Philadelphia Eagles ended in a 23-23 draw after playing 10 minutes of scoreless overtime in Philadelphia.
Eagles kicker Jake Elliott lined up for a potential 59-yard winning goal with 19 seconds left, but goaltender Matt Pryor started the game wrong, putting them out of goal reach. They chose to clear instead of trying for 64 yards.
Quarterback Carson Wentz finished 29 of 47 for 225 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.
The tie took a toll on Philadelphia, who lost tight end Dallas Goedert (ankle) and wide receiver DeSean Jackson (hamstrings) to injuries in the first period.
Rookie quarterback Joe Burrow led the Bengals in passing for two touchdowns. He completed 31 of 44 passes for 312 yards.
The Bengals were led by rookie quarterback Joe Burrow, who finished 31st of 44 for 312 yards and two touchdowns. Tee Higgins caught both touchdown passes.
Meanwhile, Nick Foles completed three touchdown passes in the fourth quarter as the Chicago Bears came from behind to beat the Atlanta Falcons 30-26 to go undefeated after three weeks of the season for the first time in seven. years.
Foles completed the rally with a 28-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Miller with 1:53 to go. Bear safety Tashaun Gipson made an interception on the Falcons’ next run to seal the victory.
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