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Buccaneers 33, Bills 27 | Game recap, highlights & photos

Gabriel Davis (13). Buffalo Bills vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium, December 12, 2021. Photo by Bill Wippert


Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL.

Final score:

Buccaneers 33, Bills 27 in overtime


Bills (7-6), Buccaneers (10-3)

Next opponent:

Bills vs. Carolina Panthers at 1 pm ET on Sunday, Dec. 19 on FOX

For the full box score from today's game, click >> Link

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

  • Bills rallied from down 21 points in the second half to force overtime
  • Josh Allen became the fourth player in NFL history with 300+ passing yards and 100 rushing yards in the same game (Cam Newton, Lamar Jackson, Russell Wilson)
  • Josh Allen is now tied with Wray Carlton for the fifth-most rushing touchdowns in team history (29)
  • Allen is now the fifth NFL quarterback in league history with 4+ rushing touchdowns in four consecutive seasons joining Cam Newton (8 seasons, 2011-18), Jack Kemp (4 – 1963-66), Otto Graham (4 – 1952-55), and Daunte Culpepper (4 – 2000-03)
  • Allen recorded a rushing touchdown and passing touchdown in the same game for the 20th time in his NFL career - the second-most by an NFL QB in his first four seasons (Cam Newton - 24)
  • Allen now has 28 touchdown passes in 2021 - the third-most in a season in Bills history
  • Allen produced his third career 100-yard rushing game
  • Stefon Diggs became the third player in NFL history catch at least 200 passes in his first two seasons with a new team (Wes Welker – New England (2007-08) and Brandon Marshall – Chicago (2012-13)
  • Tyler Bass is now the first Bills kicker with back-to-back 100-point seasons since Dan Carpenter from 2013-2015
  • Cole Beasley now has 70 receptions for the second consecutive season. Beasley and Stefon Diggs are the first duo in team history with 70+ receptions in consecutive seasons.

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  • Emmanuel Sanders was ruled out with a knee injury

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