Buffalo Falls 34-31 to Falcons - Recap
|Buffalo Falls 34-31 to Falcons - Recap|
Matt Ryan sliced and diced the Bills defense for 311 yards and 1 TD as Atlanta handed Buffalo a 34-31 defeat on Sunday at Rogers Centre.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 48.5.
Steven Jackson rushed for 84 yards, while Antone Smith added 38 yards in the win. Roddy White and Harry Douglas added 143 and 73 receiving yards respectively.
C.J. Spiller rushed for 149 yards for Buffalo, while Fred Jackson added 42 yards. EJ Manuel threw for 210 yards for the Bills, while receivers Scott Chandler and Stevie Johnson had 63 and 55 yards respectively.
Buffalo was outgained by Atlanta 423-405 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-18 by the Falcons.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 38:09/24:51 split in that important category.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Green Bay looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.