Bills Fall to Falcons, 34-31 in Overtime

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C.J. Spiller had a big day for the offense, but it was not enough to avoid a late defeat for the Bills against the Falcons, 34-31, at home.

E.J. Manuel found the end zone two times (1 pass, 1 rush) on 18 of 32 passing for 210 yards and no interceptions. Matt Ryan completed 28 of 47 passes for 311 yards, one touchdown and one fumble for the Falcons.

Spiller was a standout player for the Bills, rushing for 149 yards on 15 attempts while adding a touchdown. In the fourth quarter, he got loose for a 38-yard score. Scott Chandler caught four passes for 63 yards and one fumble.

The Buffalo defense allowed 151 yards rushing and 311 passing. They roughed up Ryan with six sacks.

Falcons wide receiver Roddy White could not be contained, putting up 143 receiving yards. Running back Steven Jackson also put together a noteworthy performance with 84 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

The Bills travel to Tampa next week to meet the Buccaneers (3-9) while the Falcons visit Green Bay to take on the Packers (5-6).


Falcons Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B-

80

M. Ryan

28

47

311

1

0


Bills Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B

82

E. Manuel

18

32

210

1

0


Falcons Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

92

S. Jackson

RB

23

84

3.7

2

B-

81

A. Smith

RB

1

38

38.0

1

B-

80

M. Ryan

QB

2

17

8.5

0


Bills Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

C. Spiller

RB

15

149

9.9

1

A-

91

F. Jackson

RB

11

42

3.8

1

B

82

E. Manuel

QB

4

3

.8

1


Falcons Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

R. White

WR

10

143

14.3

0

B

84

H. Douglas

WR

6

73

12.2

0

B+

90

T. Gonzalez

TE

4

42

10.5

1


Bills Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C+

77

S. Chandler

TE

4

63

15.8

0

C-

71

S. Johnson

WR

5

55

11.0

0

C-

72

R. Woods

WR

2

39

19.5

0


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