Bills come back to beat Ravens

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The Ravens appeared all set to dominate the Bills today in Baltimore. And then things took a dramatic turn.

After Lamar Jackson was all but unstoppable and Josh Allen could do next to nothing for most of the first half, the Ravens took a 20-3 lead. And then it was Allen’s turn to take over and Jackson’s turn to stumble, and the Bills wound up winning 23-20.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh will be questioned for his surprising decision to go for it on fourth-and-goal with the score 20-20 late in the game, resulting in Jackson throwing an interception that allowed the Bills to march down the field and kick the game-winning field goal.

Allen finished 19 of 36 for 213 yards, with one touchdown, one interception and one sack, plus 70 rushing yards.

Jackson finished 20 of 29 for 144 yards, with one touchdown, two interceptions and two sacks, plus 73 rushing yards.

The Bills improve to 3-1 and continue to look like one of the best teams in the NFL. The Ravens have Super Bowl aspirations as well, but they’ve now fallen to 2-2.

54 responses to “Bills come back to beat Ravens

  1. The Ravens can have Super Bowl “aspirations” all the way – they ain’t going. Like always

  2. Crow sandwiches, crow stew, crow pizza, fried crow, boiled crow, sous vide crow……

  3. What a gutty win. On the road, bad conditions, down a few key players – to get down 20-3 and then go on a 20-0 run to win the game. Just amazing.

    Great game, Ravens fans. Certainly nothing to hang your head about. Jackson is terrifying every time he touches the ball. Baltimore will have a great season.

  4. Ladies and Gentleman, his name is Matt Milano and he’s a 5th round pick.

    Pat McAfee; Poyer is still on track for 17 interceptions.

  5. John Harbaugh the most overrated coach in the NFL and it’s not close. He single handily handed the Bills the game. He’s living off a Super Bowl he won 9 years ago

  6. You could see the entire morale of that team just crumble after that atrocious offensive PI on Mark Andrews, followed immediately by that awful no-call PI on the Bills right after that to end the half. Games like this where the refs have such an impact on the game are sickening.

  7. Harbaugh blows ANOTHER game with a dumb decision. Somebody has to have the statline on how many tie games he’s lost by not going for the FG. Your offense is struggling, Lamar can’t throw, run and pass protect, the defense has folded but finally began to make some stops and it’s near the end of the game. Take the points!

  8. All that Bills hate in the earlier comments.. Crickets now. Gritty road win for Buffalo. They needed to finally win a close game. I’ll take 3-1 with the schedule this team has played so far. A Lot of season left.

  9. Why Harbaugh didn’t take a FG to give his team the lead is a mystery. That loss is on him

  10. That’s another big lead at home the Ravens blow to an AFC East team. It’s like it takes a bit to adjust to Jackson and the Ravens offence and then it fizzles. Turning the ball over inside the five yard line late in the game was exacerbated by the fact it was an INT in the endzone moving the ball out to the 20. If the receiver comes back to the football on that INT it might have been a TD.

  11. Didn’t see the game so I just want to point something out based on some of the comments.

    The coach may have made the wrong call, but the QB COULD have audibled out of it and the coach DIDN’T throw the interception.

    Just saying ……….

  12. The Bills could have easily scored a touchdown at the end of the game, so going for the field goal wouldn’t have helped. Against a team like the Bills you need to get 7 in red zone trips.

  13. Looks like Ratbirds fans running like, well, rats. Lamar up to his old scattershot antics. Allen showing who’s still boss. Ravens are the new chokemeisters of the NFL.

  14. I’ll take the win.
    But I’ll also recognize that if I were a Ravens’ fan I’d be very not happy about the calls in that game. The only can that went their way was anon-call on what could have been offensive holding against Dane Jackson. Everything else went against them, including some questionable ones.

  15. Jackson has fantastic highs and a towering ceiling, but this is what’s behind the highlight reels – rarely a complete game and often not being his best when it counts the most. We’ve seen that in the playoffs, when the competition is at its best.

    He’s good enough to beat anyone. But sustaining it is what defines the best.

  16. cawcaw86 says:
    October 2, 2022 at 4:14 pm
    You could see the entire morale of that team just crumble after that atrocious offensive PI on Mark Andrews, followed immediately by that awful no-call PI on the Bills right after that to end the half. Games like this where the refs have such an impact on the game are sickening.
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    Yeah, right! That tackle on Rousseau as he was bearing down on Jackson on a scoring drive had nothing to do with it, right? He beat the blocker, was 3 feet away from a blindsided sack and got brought down. SCk, fumble, possible score. There’s a ton of “the refs did it” moments. It’s sickening because you’re all crybabies. The MVP wore white today. No doubt.

  17. What a surprise! Playoff-like game against a good defense, and Lamar chokes. Horrible game. 2 bad picks. Can’t make any throws downfield. You guys can keep hyping him up but it’s the same problems as always. He’s simply not a good QB and he can’t win against good defenses when it matters.

  18. On the road vs Rams, Ravens and the Dolphins – home game against Titans who are always a thorn in our side. The Bills didn’t play great against the titans or Rams but dominated, were missing half a team vs the Fish and almost pull it out anyways. Now we play a pretty uninspired game on the road ag the ravens and despite all the hate were 3-1 with 3 road games out of the first four. I’ll take it stacking W’s is the name of the game. We’re good, we’re deep and we’ve only played average at best

  19. The RAvens gave this one away the Bills didn’t look too good but the Great teams ALWAYS find a way to win and the crappy teams do the opposite. Lamar had a terrible game. Bad interceptions and running for his life all the time.

  20. I can’t stand either team so I was hoping for a tie, but I popped in here just to see the Cowboys, uh, Bills fans pop off like a shook up can of soda.

    Send your Xmas cards early to Harbaugh, lol.

  21. Hopefully the “bills can’t win close games” is over. I know the recent history, but nobody cared when Allen had a lot of 4th quarter comebacks during 2019.

  22. McDermott has the blueprint on how to play Lamar. Bills gifted the Ravens two early scores.

  23. I thought bills worked methodically to complete the comeback. But there is something to the ravens inability to put away games. Lost two large leads bills and dolphins. Sorry, it’s on Lamar. This game was made for the ravens. 17 point lead in the rain.

  24. Here we go again… Lamar is the only QB not allowed to have a bad game. They have all had a bad game already this season. Like I said the criticism is unparalleled for this dude. Burrow throw 4 picks to start the season and there was hardly a negative posts about his play.

  25. cawcaw86 says:
    October 2, 2022 at 4:14 pm
    You could see the entire morale of that team just crumble after that atrocious offensive PI on Mark Andrews, followed immediately by that awful no-call PI on the Bills right after that to end the half. Games like this where the refs have such an impact on the game are sickening.
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    I am sure you felt the same way after the Detroit-Baltimore game last year, but you forgot to post a comment for that game.

  26. Nite2al: tell you what– we’ll stop criticizing Lamar when he stops choking in games against good defenses and in the playoffs. As long as you stop shoving it down everyone’s throats when he has one decent game against a bad team that he’s the MVP and greatest QB the world has ever seen. Deal?

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    October 2, 2022 at 5:43 pm

    Nite2al: tell you what– we’ll stop criticizing Lamar when he stops choking in games against good defenses and in the playoffs. As long as you stop shoving it down everyone’s throats when he has one decent game against a bad team that he’s the MVP and greatest QB the world has ever seen. Deal?
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    All I’m saying is where is this same energy when othet QBs stink up the joint? That’s all I ever say. I have no problem criticizing Lamar. You never heard me once say he was a great passer. Allen choked away his game last week. Hardly any criticism.

  28. My gawd are Ravens fans desperate. Still mentioning Joe Burrow’s INTs from a month ago? How pathetic.

  29. cawcaw86 says:
    October 2, 2022 at 4:14 pm
    You could see the entire morale of that team just crumble after that atrocious offensive PI on Mark Andrews, followed immediately by that awful no-call PI on the Bills right after that to end the half. Games like this where the refs have such an impact on the game are sickening.
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    Interesting that you don’t mention the 2 non-calls in the first half where McKenzie and Davis were tackled before the ball arrived, only the call that was not made against the Bills. You won in the non-call PIs, 2-1. Watch it again, try and be objective.

  30. grant35 says:
    October 2, 2022 at 6:11 pm

    My gawd are Ravens fans desperate. Still mentioning Joe Burrow’s INTs from a month ago? How pathetic.
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    Desperate? You actually sound pathetic. All I do is state facts.

  31. Bills fan here. They had us in the first half, I’m not gonna lie.

    Josh Allen was just that dude today. And our D stepped up when it mattered and got the big stop.

    To those Ravens fans complaining about the officials: what about when Isaiah McKenzie got his clock cleaned when already down and got concussed by the 2nd man in, yet no late hit, no roughness, no defenseless receiver no nothing???

    The NFL’s usual inconsistent officiating was the only thing that marred this game, but it went both ways.

    Great game, respect to Lamar and the Ravens, but there’s no better schadenfreude than Harbaugh schadenfreude. The AFC still comes thru Orchard Park this year.

  32. When Lamar throws a few TDs against a bad defense, all we hear is “MVP Lamar!” and “he’s an incredible thrower” and the like. When he consistently stinks against good defenses and in the playoffs, then it’s never his fault and it’s the poor play calling and bad WR play. You just can’t have it both ways. But I’ll stick to what I’ve always said: he’s never going to win you a Super Bowl, let alone a couple of playoff games in a row. Too many flaws and simply can’t throw the ball reliably.

  33. Bills fans acting like they haven’t been there before but they have, 4 times in a row.

  34. Ravens have some work to do but there is a lot of season left. Coaching staff us cost us from being the best AFC team.

  35. Ironic Jackson is a much better QB that he use to be but when he was young the team was carried by the D and that allowed them to run the ball all the time. Unfortunately they had good seasons but never went anywhere. Now is is a better QB but the D stinks, but they are in the exact same spot. They may have a good season but they aren’t going anywhere.

  36. Remember in the last article when the Patsy fans and Miami fans were chalking up the L for the Bills at halftime? Pepperidge farms does. Good luck with Zappe and Bridgewater

  37. It’s ironic that many times through the years we, Bills fans would look to the heavens asking for a TD. And seeing yesterday on the last drive Buffalo fighting hard not to get into the end zone.I say this knowing that the FG was 100% the right call. Even when at times in the past the kickers have let us down, here and there, and cost us dearly. 2022 looks great for us. Go Bills.!

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