Bills hold Texans to 109 yards, force five turnovers in 40-0 rout

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For the first time all season, the Texans looked like the team many expected them to look like. They ran into a buzzsaw in Buffalo.

The Bills were so dominate that Mitchell Trubisky replaced Josh Allen early enough in the fourth quarter to lead them on a scoring drive. Trubisky, the former first-round choice of the Bears, scored on a 4-yard run with 3:36 remaining.

The Bills had all kinds of fun in the rain, whipping Houston 40-0.

Since a season-opening loss to the Steelers, the Bills have scored three opponents 118-21.

Houston was no match.

The Texans had 12 possessions. They crossed midfield four times, including twice when the defense set them up in Buffalo territory. They had 42 plays for 109 yards, including 61 passing, and six first downs and went 1-for-9 on third down.

Jaquan Johnson, Tremaine Edmunds, Micah Hyde and Tyler Matakevich had interceptions of Mills, who was 11-of-21 for 87 yards. Cam Lewis forced a fumble of Jordan Akins as the Texans turned it over five times.

Allen was 20-of-29 for 248 yards and two touchdowns after his first attempt was picked off by Lonnie Johnson and nearly returned for a pick-six. The Bills, though, stopped the Texans on fourth down when Jerry Hughes tipped Mills’ pass.

Believe it or not, it could have been worse. The Bills settled for Tyler Bass field goals of 33, 26, 21, and 28 yards.

13 responses to “Bills hold Texans to 109 yards, force five turnovers in 40-0 rout

  1. Davis Mills with one of the worst outings I’ve seen from a QB. Bill’s are looking great all round.

  2. Two shutouts in the first 4 games and the Dolphins see us on Halloween…. in Buffalo. Tua might want to find a medieval suit of armor for that game.

  3. This Bills team looks as good on both sides of the ball. Dominating. Next week against the Chiefs, the Bills should be favored by 10. And how about our backup qb, Mitch Trubinsky. He is fantastic and looks like the the number 1 draft pick he was. Mat Milano goes out and the defense didn’t miss a beat with Klein.

  4. This game against KC should have been in Buffalo but the NFL Pushes Mahomes down our throats even though they know Josh Allen is better!! Buffalo by 10 in KC !!! ..

  5. Top 3 team in the league. They’re just rolling.

    And the big news is that they have a defense this year.

  6. With college football becoming professional, we can now institute relegation and kick the Texans out of the league until they rebuild.

  7. I know they beat lowly Houston today, but the Bills’ defense has been legit all season long. They have balance this year, and they are dangerous.

  8. Like the Broncos, the Bills have looked good against bad teams. When they face a good team they will get exposed. The AFC East is still wide open.

  9. @patsfan4lifedynasty

    After the Pats get stomped tonight the Bills will be up by two games and won’t look back for the rest of the year. The AFC East is wide open – for 2nd place – with two rookies and a backup QB at the helm.

  10. Like the Broncos, the Bills have looked good against bad teams. When they face a good team they will get exposed. The AFC East is still wide open.

    Lol… it seems like the internet isn’t working for you. I’d just go to bed and try tomorrow if I were you.

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