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Bills hang on in 14-13 win over Lions

Bills improve to 5-9 on the season
Posted: 4:04 PM, Dec 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-16 21:04:48Z

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Detroit Lions missed a late field goal and the Buffalo Bills converted on 4th and inches with less than two minutes left in regulation to hang on and beat the Lions 14-13 on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Bills improved to 5-9 on the season.

Josh Allen scored his sixth rushing touchdown of the season, finishing with 16 yards on the ground. In the air, he went 13-for-26 for 204 yards and a touchdown. Wide receiver Robert Foster had another standout day. He recorded 108 yards receiving on four catches, becoming the first UDFA rookie to record more than 100 yards in consecutive games. He scored the team's second touchdown on a 42-yard pass from Allen in the fourth quarter.

LeSean McCoy and Chris Ivory were both sidelined, leaving the Bills with just two healthy running backs. Keith Ford led all rushers with 43 yards on the ground.

The Bills will hit the road next weekend the take on the New England Patriots on Sunday, December 23rd.