ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie linebacker Matt Milano scored on a forty-yard fumble return on a rain-slick area, and the Buffalo Payments pressured 4 turnovers in beating the Oakland Raiders 34-14 on Sunday.
Tyrod Taylor threw a 6-yard landing move to Andre Holmes and in addition scored on a 1-yard run for Buffalo. LeSean McCoy had a season-greatest 151 yards dashing and in addition scored on a forty eight-yard run.
The Payments improved to four-zero at residence for the primary time since profitable their first 5 residence video games of the 1995 season.
And Buffalo improved to five-2, matching its greatest begin throughout a 17-yr postseason drought — the longest lively streak in North America’s 4 main skilled sports activities.
The Payments’ protection dominated regardless of lacking two beginning defensive backs, and two days after buying and selling its highest-priced participant, defensive deal with Marcell Dareus , to Jacksonville.
Milano, enjoying instead of injured starter Ramon Humber (damaged proper thumb), scored the go-forward landing, placing Buffalo up 14-7, with 32 seconds left within the first half.
Raiders operating again DeAndre’ Washington caught a brief move over the center and turned up area when he was struck by cornerback Leonard Johnson. The ball popped unfastened and flew instantly into the arms of Milano, who returned it up the appropriate sideline.
With a gentle drizzle falling for a lot of the afternoon, the Raiders then turned the ball over on their first two possessions of the second half.
Milano pressured Jalen Richard to fumble whereas returning a punt, with Mike Tolbert recovering it on the Raiders 14.
On Oakland’s subsequent possession, Derek Carr’s cross over the center was tipped by linebacker Preston Brown, and intercepted by security Micah Hyde.
The turnovers led to Stephen Hauschka hitting 35- and forty four-yard area objectives.
Buffalo then took command by going forward 27-7 on the primary play of the fourth quarter, when Taylor capped a 12-play, eighty-yard drive by scoring on fourth-and-inches.
Oakland (three-5) misplaced for the fourth time in 5 video games, and was unable to hold over the momentum following its dramatic 31-30 come-from-behind victory over Kansas Metropolis on Oct. 19.
Carr completed 31 of forty eight for 313 yards and a four-yard landing to Washington and two interceptions. After scoring on their opening drive on Jamize Olawale’s 1-yard run, the Raiders’ subsequent eight possessions ended with 4 punts, three turnovers and a failed bid to attain on the finish of the second quarter.
The Payments proceed counting on an opportunistic protection, which…