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Steelers 23, Bills 16 | Game recap, highlights & photos

Jordan Poyer (21) Buffalo Bills vs Pittsburgh Steelers at Highmark Stadium, September 12, 2021. Photo by Bill Wippert


Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park

Final score:

Steelers 23, Bills 16


Bills (0-1), Steelers (1-0)

Next opponent:

Bills at Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 1 pm on FOX

Here's a list of the notable notes from today's game:

  • The Bills lost their first season opener since 2018 (at Baltimore)
  • Tyler Bass connected on three field goals and now has made 17 consecutive field goal attempts. It's tied for the third-longest streak in team history (Stephen Hauschka)
  • Gabriel Davis caught the first touchdown of 2021 – 8th of his career
  • Josh Allen threw his 68th career touchdown pass in the second quarter – to Gabriel Davis
  • Mario Addison became the first Bills player with a sack in consecutive season openers since Bryan Scott in 2010-11.
  • Jordan Poyer produced his 10th career sack
  • Stefon Diggs has six-plus receptions in 14 consecutive games – the 3rd NFL players to achieve the feat (Antonio Brown – 14 games in 2014-15 and Marvin Harrison – 16 games in 2002-03)

Scroll to see the top photos from Buffalo's Week 1 contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Highmark Stadium.

  • With 75 scrimmage yards, Devin Singletary now has 2,000 in his career
  • Taron Johnson led the team with seven tackles
  • Stefon Diggs led the Bills with nine receptions for 69 yards
  • Josh Allen threw for 270 on 30 of 51 passing with one touchdown

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