Monday Night Football: Bills crush Titans 41-7 as Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs do what they do

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It wasn’t a perfect night for the Bills. They punted three times; they settled for a red-zone field goal for the first time this season; and they have some injuries of concern.

But on Monday Night Football, the Bills did what the Bills do so well.

Josh Allen threw four touchdowns, three of them to Stefon Diggs, and the Bills scored 17 points off three Titans’ turnovers, dominating Tennessee 41-7.

The Bills gained 414 yards.

Allen completed 26 of 38 passes for 317 yards, his 15th career 300-yard passing game. His four touchdown passes tied his career high.

Diggs caught 12 passes for 148 yards and three touchdowns, tying his career best. He is the first player since Steve Smith in 2007 with at least 250 receiving yards and four receiving touchdowns in his team’s first two games of a season. Diggs caught eight passes for 122 yards and a touchdown in the season opener against the Rams.

The Bills defense held the Titans to 187 yards, with Derrick Henry gaining only 25 on 13 carries. Henry did score the Titans’ only touchdown on a 2-yard run with 5:23 remaining in the first quarter. Tyrel Dodson and Matt Milano made interceptions of Ryan Tannehill. Milano returned his 43 yards for his first career touchdown, sending Tannehill to the bench in favor of rookie Malik Willis in the third quarter with the game a rout.

Tannehill went 11-of-20 for 117 yards and two interceptions, while Willis was 1-for-4 for 6 yards.

The Bills special teams recovered a muffed punt by Kyle Phillips and Tyler Bass had field goals of 49 and 37 yards.

Buffalo did lose three players to injuries: Milano left late with a stinger, and defensive tackle Jordan Phillips sat down with a hamstring. Safety Micah Hyde was carted to the training room with a neck injury, and defensive back Dane Jackson was transported to the hospital as a precaution after taking a head to his head and neck area in the first half.

33 responses to “Monday Night Football: Bills crush Titans 41-7 as Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs do what they do

  1. The Dolphins fans are frothing for Buffalo…. believe me Buffalo wants to see you folks even more.

    Bills head to Florida for a fish filet seafood buffet.

    Tua has no pocket awareness under pressure. Von Miller and friends are gonna get food poisoning from all the bad fish they are about to eat.

  2. Well that was one heck of a game tonight. This team looks unstoppable. I am sad though we had to punt.

  3. What a game. Titans have had the Bills #, so that felt good.

    Too many injuries in that game, on both sides. Hope Jackson is okay, and that they all recover fully & quickly.

    Impressive start to the season. But it’s a LONG season.

  4. Did they cover? I heard 10 points was a lot to give up. Imagine the ire of Dolphin fans when their 2-0 team is an under dog at home next week.

  5. If you thought this one was bad wait until Buffalo is up 60 on New England and is having their backup QB take knees in the 3rd quarter.

  6. MortimerInMiami says:
    September 19, 2022 at 10:57 pm
    Dolphins 24
    Bills 20
    Tyreek will remind Bills about 13 seconds!

    Yeah good one about the 13 seconds… I think it’s kinda irrelevant for next sundays game. But hey keep up recycling that 13 seconds line.

  7. The Titans look awful with Tannehill having to carry the load. Henry looks like the usage has caught up to him. I’m sure Willis will start at some point this season. Hats off to the Bills for a dominant win. Hopefully we have ourselves a good game next weekend.

  8. Buffalo needs a power run formation for short yardage…I don’t care for those gimmicky/finess plays on 4th and short

  9. The Patriots have the 29th ranked offense in the league. And that’s with their starting quarterback. Keep that in mind. Now look at the Seahawks, Cowboys, and Colts. I mean, is that team even good enough to beat the Jets?

  10. I’m already sick of the Von Miller hype. He’s nothing without a supporting cast. Go somewhere else and mooch a ring. The Bills don’t need you.

  11. The Bills have some DB’s banged up and Tua is averaging 6 touchdowns per game.
    No one has stopped the Dolphins yet. But no…the Bills aren’t going to forfeit the game.

  12. Weak as the AFC South is, Tennessee might get another crack at Buffalo before season’s end. I’m not buying Miami just yet – top AFC teams remain the Bills, Chiefs and Chargers. One of those is your Super Bowl winner.

  13. The 2nd and 3rd quarters were crime scenes. It’s the Bills’ league and we are all just in it.

  14. Sorry, Dolphins. The Ravens will be the team to bring Buffalo back to reality. But thanks for softening them up in week 3.

  15. orchidsofasia says:
    September 19, 2022 at 10:49 pm
    The last place patriots are so irrelevant they should be relegated out of the division


    When they are still the first you think about when you read articles that don’t even involve them, then they are still relevant as hell. More so than even the teams in the article that you didn’t think about because your mind went right to the Patriots.

  16. jameshodges says:
    September 19, 2022 at 11:51 pm
    It’s too bad we can’t have a Dolphins vs Bills AFC championship game.

    It’s possible in multiple scenarios: If one of them gets the 1 seed and the other is the 5 seed, they can face off in the AFC Championship if the wild card teams all win out in the first round.
    Could also happen with one team in 2 seed and the other as the 6 seed if the 7 seed loses in the first round. There are a few other possibilities.

  17. The Titans played a bad game here. The running game isn’t there and they are so one dimensional that if Henry isn’t running it well the play action game is done and they don’t know what else to do.

    Josh Allen on the other hand can beat you in many ways depending on what you show him . In contrast to last week, he didn’t run the ball at all and basically chopped up the young corners all night.

    Tennessee let an average Giants team hang around the week before and didn’t even show up in week 2. Losing Taylor Lewan is salt on the wound.

  18. diaperhelmet says:
    September 19, 2022 at 11:31 pm
    Buffalo needs a power run formation for short yardage…I don’t care for those gimmicky/finess plays on 4th and short

    They scored 41 points.

  19. MortimerInMiami says:
    September 19, 2022 at 12:23 pm
    Titans 28
    Bills 14

    Tannehill usually beats the Bills.

    Sure thing Mort.

  20. The Bills look very impressive, they should be well on their way to a 5th
    Super Bowl loss against old nemesis Brady!

  21. We’ll see if Tua is the real deal or just a mirage soon. Buffalo is a complete team. They beat real teams and convincingly so. Miami has beaten who?

  22. paupwarner says:
    September 20, 2022 at 7:56 am
    diaperhelmet says:
    September 19, 2022 at 11:31 pm
    Buffalo needs a power run formation for short yardage…I don’t care for those gimmicky/finess plays on 4th and short

    They scored 41 points.

    Yep, and they could’ve scored more

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