ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Bills are facing the Indianapolis Colts for their first home playoff game since 1996 and their first home game this season with fans in the stands.
Follow along as track the latest from the game.
Bills kick it off to start the game and the Colts will start at the 25-yard line.
Colts QB Phillip Rivers misses T.Y. Hilton on third down and the Bills start their first drive of the day deep in their own territory.
Bills QB Josh Allen misses John Brown on third down and the Bills punt on their first drive of the game.
Bills stop Colts RB Jonathan Taylor on third down, and kicker Rodrigo Blankenship kicks a 30-yard field goal to give the Colts a 3-0 lead.
Field position game bites #BillsMafia early... I know bend don’t break is overused, but holding Indy to a field goal there was huge.— Adam Unger (@AdamUnger_7) January 9, 2021
The Bills start their second drive of the day near their own 15-yard line.
HUGE play from Allen to Diggs has the Bills across midfield.
Stefon Diggs is that dude.— Matthew Bové (@Matt_Bove) January 9, 2021
TOUCHDOWN DAWSON KNOX! BILLS TAKE THE LEAD!
That was Josh Allen's first career playoff touchdown pass.
Bills Dion Dawkins headed to the locker room after the touchdown.
Dion Dawkins ran into the locker room. We'll see what's up.— Matthew Bové (@Matt_Bove) January 9, 2021
Bills Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer make a HUGE stop preventing T.Y. Hilton from a big gain on third down, and forces a fourth Indianapolis.
Bills up 7-3 after one.
Bills can't make anything happen on their first possession of the second quarter and punt it away.
Jonathan Taylor rushes for a touchdown giving Indianapolis the lead back.
The Bills are stopped on three running plays and face fourth down and one and decide to punt.
The Colts turn it over on fourth down within the red zone.
JOSH ALLEN RUSHING TOUCHDOWN! BILLS TAKE THE LEAD BACK!
Bills head into the third quarter up 14-10.
So it looked like it was going to be 17-7 Colts going into the half.— Matthew Bové (@Matt_Bove) January 9, 2021
The #Bills now lead 14-10.
The Bills FINALLY get decent field position to start the second half.
Tyler Bass nails a 46-yard field goal to give the Bills a 17-10 lead on their first drive of the second half.
DOINK! Blankenship misses a 33-yard field goal attempt. Bills still lead 17-10.
The Bills head into the fourth quarter up 17-10.
Bills running back Zack Moss is down on the field and trainers are attending to him.
TOUCHDOWN STEFON DIGGS! BILLS UP 24-10!
The Bills PR says Zack Moss is doubtful to return.
Zach Pascal and the Colts score a touchdown. Jonathan Taylor cannot convert the two point play. 24-16 Bills.
Tyler Bass nails a 54-yard field goal to extend Buffalo's lead 27-16.
Oh my BASS.— Jenna Callari (@jennacallari) January 9, 2021
Remember all the hate this kid was getting at the start of the season? I think he's bounced back pretty well.#BillsMafia
TE Jack Doyle gets a touchdown for the Colts and converts the two point conversion to cut the lead to 27-24 Bills.
Bills can't convert on third down and punt with 2:38 to go in the fourth quarter.
BILLS WIN! BILLS WIN! 27-24!