2-5
16 -
Team 1 2 3 4
MIN 3 10 0 3
BUF 0 10 0 7
17
4-3

Game Story

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Quarterback Kyle Orton keeps delivering in the clutch since taking over the starting job in Buffalo. And receiver Sammy Watkins is certainly showing signs of playing up to his dynamic first-round draft-pick promise for the Bills.

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
1:50
FG
Blair Walsh kicked a 40-yard field goal
MIN 3 - BUF 0
2nd Quarter
9:23
TD
Kyle Orton passed to Sammy Watkins to the right for 26 yard gain (Dan Carpenter made PAT)
MIN 3 - BUF 7
6:17
TD
Teddy Bridgewater passed to Cordarrelle Patterson to the left for 4 yard gain (Blair Walsh made PAT)
MIN 10 - BUF 7
4:01
FG
Dan Carpenter kicked a 31-yard field goal
MIN 10 - BUF 10
0:15
FG
Blair Walsh kicked a 55-yard field goal
MIN 13 - BUF 10
3rd
None
4th Quarter
11:45
FG
Blair Walsh kicked a 33-yard field goal
MIN 16 - BUF 10
0:01
TD
Kyle Orton passed to Sammy Watkins to the left for 2 yard gain (Dan Carpenter made PAT)
MIN 16 - BUF 17

Game Leaders

Passing

Minnesota

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Teddy Bridgewater 15 26 157 57.7 6.0 5 39 1 2 56.1 0

Buffalo

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Kyle Orton 31 43 283 72.1 6.6 6 28 2 1 95.4 1

Rushing

Minnesota

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Jerick McKinnon 19 103 5.4 29 0 0
Matt Asiata 6 24 4.0 11 0 0
Jerome Felton 2 21 10.5 21 0 0
Teddy Bridgewater 1 7 7.0 7 0 0
Cordarrelle Patterson 1 3 3.0 3 0 0

Buffalo

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
C.J. Spiller 1 53 53.0 53 0 0
Boobie Dixon 13 51 3.9 12 0 0
Fred Jackson 3 12 4.0 8 0 0
Frank Summers 1 3 3.0 3 0 0
Kyle Orton 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0 1

Receiving

Minnesota

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Greg Jennings 6 7 77 12.8 38 0 0
Jarius Wright 4 4 60 15.0 28 0 0
Matt Asiata 1 2 13 13.0 13 0 0
Cordarrelle Patterson 2 4 9 4.5 5 1 0
Rhett Ellison 0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0
Chase Ford 0 3 0 N/A 0 0 0
Adam Thielen 0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0
Jerick McKinnon 2 4 -2 -1.0 4 0 0

Buffalo

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Sammy Watkins 9 14 122 13.6 26 2 0
Chris Hogan 5 6 63 12.6 28 0 1
Scott Chandler 3 5 36 12.0 24 0 0
Chris Gragg 2 2 19 9.5 14 0 0
Fred Jackson 3 3 16 5.3 7 0 0
Boobie Dixon 3 4 15 5.0 10 0 0
Robert Woods 4 5 10 2.5 7 0 1
C.J. Spiller 1 1 3 3.0 3 0 0
Frank Summers 1 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0 0

Kicking

Minnesota

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Blair Walsh 1 1 3 3 55 100.0 10

Buffalo

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Dan Carpenter 2 2 1 1 31 100.0 5
Jordan Gay 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0

Punting

Minnesota

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Jeff Locke 6 47.3 2 1

Buffalo

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Colton Schmidt 5 44.6 2 0

Returns

Minnesota

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Cordarrelle Patterson 3 40 13.3 24 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Jerome Felton 1 9 9.0 9 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Marcus Sherels 0 0 N/A 0 0 2 23 11.5 12 0

Buffalo

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Leodis McKelvin 1 30 30.0 30 0 2 18 9.0 13 0
C.J. Spiller 1 3 3.0 3 0 0 0 N/A 0 0

Defense

Minnesota

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Joe Berger 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Greenway 7 8 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Brian Robison 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jasper Brinkley 4 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Captain Munnerlyn 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Linval Joseph 1 0 1.0 7 0 0 0 0
Everson Griffen 7 1 3.0 10 0 0 0 0
Marcus Sherels 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Johnson 1 1 1.0 3 0 0 0 0
Harrison Smith 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Robinson 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Robert Blanton 4 2 0.0 0 1 1 1 0
Sharrif Floyd 3 2 1.0 8 0 0 0 0
Xavier Rhodes 3 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
MarQueis Gray 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Adam Thielen 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Barr 8 2 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Antone Exum Jr. 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Shamar Stephen 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jabari Price 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Buffalo

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Mario Williams 1 0 1.0 2 1 0 0 0
Manny Lawson 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Kyle Williams 2 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Chandler 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Corey Graham 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Leodis McKelvin 4 0 0.0 0 2 2 9 0
Eric Wood 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jarius Wynn 0 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Jerry Hughes 3 2 1.5 13 0 0 0 0
Brandon Spikes 3 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Marcell Dareus 3 1 2.0 19 0 0 0 0
Aaron Williams 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Da'Norris Searcy 3 3 0.5 6 0 0 0 0
Larry Dean 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Stephon Gilmore 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Nigel Bradham 6 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Ron Brooks 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Duke Williams 5 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Nickell Robey 2 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Stefan Charles 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Preston Brown 5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0