Tyler Bass hit a 45-yard field goal with two seconds left to give the Buffalo Bills a 28-25 win. Detroit Lions Thursday at Ford Field for its second win in five days.
Josh Allen started the drive with a 36-yard pass to Stefon Diggs and set up the game-winning kick by running twice for 12 yards before the pass’s winning kick.
Buffalo (8-3) has won two straight to stay a half-game ahead of Miami in the AFC East.
The Bills are back in Detroit NFL A winter storm in Western New York moved their previous home game against Cleveland to Ford Field. They had to work harder for a win Thursday than they did against the Browns.
Allen threw a go-ahead, five-yard touchdown pass to Diggs with 2:40 left to make it 25-22, but the pass missed the extra point. The Lions then converted on a fourth-and-one from midfield, with an end-around by Amon-Ra St. Brown to set up Michael Badgley’s game-tying, 51-yard field goal with 23 seconds left. Badgley missed a 29-yard field goal in the third quarter.
Allen had a passing and rushing touchdown in the first half, completing 24 of 42 for 253 yards to make up for his 11th interception of the season.
Detroit (4-7) missed a chance to win four straight games for the first time since 2016 and lost its sixth straight on Thanksgiving.
Goff was 23 of 37 for 240 yards with a one-yard touchdown pass to St. Brown that made it 14-14 late in the first half and a one-yard touchdown to DJ Sark that pulled the Lions within three points early in the third quarter. 22-19.