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Buffalo Bills lose to Houston Texans 22-19 in overtime

Wild Card Round - Buffalo Bills v Houston Texans
Posted at 8:16 PM, Jan 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-05 10:49:14-05

HOUSTON (WKBW) — The Buffalo Bills lose 22-19 to the Houston Texans in overtime.

Bills quarterback Josh Allen started the first drive of the game with a 40-yard run and followed it up with a touchdown reception from wide receiver John Brown.

The Bills extended their lead with two 40-yard field goals from kicker Stephen Hauschka to make it 13-0 Bills at the half.

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson only threw for 49 yards in the first half, and was sacked four times. Twice by both Jerry Hughes and Trent Murphy.

Bills All-Pro cornerback Tre'Davious White forced Texans wide receiver De'Andre Hopkins to fumble the ball, which Bills linebacker Tremaine Edmunds recovered.

Hauschka put the Bills up 16-0 with a field goal just shy of 40 yards.

Deshaun Watson rushed for a 20-yard touchdown and rushed for a 2-point conversion to cut the score to 16-8 late in the third quarter.

Josh Allen fumbled the football early in the fourth quarter to give Houston great field position, resulting in Houston kicking a successful field goal to cut the lead to five.

Texans running back Carlos Hyde gave the Texans the lead for the first time, and the Texans had a successful two-point conversion to give Houston a 19-16 lead with less than five minutes to go.

The Bills who were stopped by the Texans on a previous possession, and stopped the Texans with less than two minutes to go.

Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka kicked a buzzer beater field goal to send the game to overtime, tied 19-19.

Both teams failed to score on their first possession of overtime.

Deshaun Watson escaped multiple tackles making a 34-yard throw, setting up a 28-yard field goal to give Houston the win.

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