In freezing weather, Josh Allen and Dawson Knox create fireworks for the Buffalo Bills vs. Patriots

ORCHARD PARK (N.Y.) — The Buffalo BillsThe wild-card matchup against Saturday's opponent, the New England PatriotsWith a bang. Quarterback Josh AllenFound tight end Dawson KnoxBuffalo was able to score an impressive goal in the back end zone and take a 7-0 lead after the first quarter.

Allen had plenty of time to get behind his offensive line (9.64 second), but it initially looked like he didn't have any options downfield. Knox was able to make a spectacular toe tap grab for the score. Allen's 32.1 run yards before passing is the longest touchdown. According to NFL Next Gen Stats the completion rate for this pass was 18.4%. It was also the second-most unlikely passing touchdown in his career.

According to Next Gen Stats, it was the first touchdown pass in five playoffs where the quarterback took less than nine seconds to throw.

This score was the culmination of a nine-play, seventy-yard drive. Allen ran for 41 yards on two runs.

On the Patriots' next drive, quarterback Mac JonesThe ball was moved downfield and appeared as if it had been touchdown passed to wide receiver Nelson Agholor. Safety Micah HydeAgholor, however, was not impressed and jumped in front.


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