Jacksonville was able to come up with an answer as Allen Hurns scored the game-winning touchdown with 2:16 left.
Location: Wembley Stadium, London, England
Overall records: Buffalo (3-3), Jacksonville (1-5)
In a Nutshell:
Buffalo put themselves in a deep first half hole as three first half turnovers led to 20 points for the Jaguars staking them to a 27-3 second quarter lead. The Bills battled back and were able to re-take the lead when
But Jacksonville was able to come up with an answer as Allen Hurns scored the game-winning touchdown with 2:16 left and Buffalo turned it over on downs on the ensuing possession and lost 34-31 to drop to 3-4 on the season.
For Buffalo it was the first time they suffered back-to-back losses this season.
How it went down:
--The Bills got on the board first when
--Jacksonville would build on their lead via the turnover when Jaguars LB Telvin Smith jumped in front of a pass intended for
--The Jaguars would then capitalize on EJ Manuel’s second interception when T.J. Yeldon bounced a run outside for a 27-yard touchdown run, though Jason Myers missed the extra point (27-3).
--Buffalo finally found the end zone as Manuel hit Robert Woods on 16-yard fade pass for a touchdown with three minutes left in the half to finish a 12-play 85-yard drive (27-10).
--The Bills added a 38-yard field goal just before the half to make it a two score game at the break (27-13).
--Dan Carpenter cut into the Jaguars lead further with a 26-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter to wrap up a 14-play 91-yard drive (27-16).
--After the defense forced three straight three-and-outs, EJ Manuel hit
--The defense completed the comeback when Corey Graham intercepted a Blake Bortles pass intended for Allen Robinson and returned it 44 yards for a touchdown (31-27).
--Jacksonville scored an unlikely touchdown on the heels of a pass interference call when Allen Hurns laid out for a 31-yard grab in the front left corner of the end zone to reclaim the lead (34-31) with just over two minutes remaining.
In EJ Manuel’s second consecutive start he had a supremely difficult second quarter. He had a direct hand in 20 Jaguars points with a fumble on a sack that was returned for a score along with a pair of interceptions that resulted in Jacksonville touchdowns. He came back to throw two touchdowns in a comeback effort. He finished the day 24-42 for 298 yards with a passer rating of 75.3. Buffalo had a big goal line stand midway through the third quarter. The Bills stopped Jacksonville on four straight rushing attempts from the two-yard line or closer forcing a turnover on downs.
The Bills defense forced four consecutive three-and-outs in the fourth quarter and a total of seven for the game.
LeSean McCoy had 17 carries for 68 yards and a two-point conversion.
The Bills have a bye in Week 8 before returning in Week 9 to host the Miami Dolphins.