Kicker Dustin Hopkins kicked the ball quick and it bounced in entrance of the would-be Payments returner, however as an alternative of bouncing towards Buffalo, it bounced backward. Hopkins raced down along with his crew and was in a position to get better his personal kick.
The unimaginable heads-up play gave Washington nice subject place and put the crew ready to chop their deficit.
On the next drive, Taylor Heinicke would solely want 5 performs to get again into the tip zone. Heinicke ran in it by himself to attain and lower the Payments’ result in seven factors, 21-14.
Heinicke beforehand discovered Antonio Gibson for a 73-yard catch and run for the crew’s first landing of the sport.
The Payments have been on the ball all sport lengthy, scoring 21 straight factors. Josh Allen had three landing passes – to Emmanuel Sanders, Zack Moss and Dawson Knox – earlier than the second quarter’s 2-minute warning.
Washington and Buffalo have been each searching for their second win of the season. Washington beat the New York Giants in Week 2 and the Payments defeated the Miami Dolphins.