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Bills 40, Texans 0 | Game recap, highlights & photos

Tremaine Edmunds (49) celebration with Micah Hyde (23) Buffalo Bills vs Houston Texan at Highmark Stadium October 3, 2021. Photo by Ben Green


Highmark Stadium (Attendance - 68,087)

Final score:

Bills 40, Texans 0


Bills (3-1), Texans (1-3)

Next opponent:

Bills at Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, October 10 on NBC

Here's a list of notable notes from today's game …

  • Bills won their third straight game; Buffalo has scored 118 points in the past three games - the second-most in any three-game stretch in team history (142 in the final three games of 2020)
  • The Bills have won nine of their last 10 regular season games by 10-plus points dating back to Week 12, 2020
  • Bills have shutout their second opponent in the last three games
  • Bills have scored 40-plus points in consecutive games for the second time in team history and first time since 1990
  • Team has held opponents to 44 points in the first four games - the lowest total since Buffalo allowed 40 points in 1982
  • Sean McDermott won his first game against Houston (0-2 in previous meetings)

Scroll to see photos from Buffalo's game against the Houston Texans at Highmark Stadium on October 3, 2021.

  • Josh Allen finished the game with 248 yards, two touchdowns and one interception
  • Dawson Knox become the first Bills tight end with a three-game touchdown reception streak since Charles Clay in 2016
  • Knox has established a career-high four touchdowns in a season
  • Tremaine Edmunds produced his first interception of 2021 and fourth of his career
  • Boogie Basham recorded the first sack of his NFL career
  • Micah Hyde produced an interception for the second straight game – his 19th in his career
  • Stefon Diggs recorded his first 100-yard game of the 2021 season – 23rd of his career and eighth as a Bill
  • Stefon Diggs' 153 receptions with the Bills are the most in NFL history by a player in his first 20 games with a team
  • Starting lineup notes – CB Cam Lewis (nickel cornerback), Jaquan Johnson (safety), Spencer Brown (right tackle), Daryl Williams (right guard), Ike Boettger (left guard)

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