ORCHARD PARK – With both teams using the run game as its main component, the Buffalo Bills emerged victorious Sunday, posting a 24-9 win over the Washington Redskins.
Buffalo upped their mark to 6-2 with the victory, their best start in the first eight games of a season since 1993, in which they were 7-1.
Josh Allen finished the game 14-20 for 160 yards and a touchdown pass.
Devin Singletary finished with 140 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown run, a team-high 95 rush yards and 45 more receiving.
John Brown led the Bills receiving corps with 76 yards on four receptions.
Cole Beasley caught Allen’s touchdown pass, his third straight game in which Beasley has caught a touchdown.
On Buffalo’s defense, Micah Hyde and Tremaine Edmunds led the way with nine total tackles each.
The Bills also sacked Redskins rookie QB Dwayne Haskins four times.
In his first career NFL start, Haskins threw for 144 yards on 15-22 passing.
Adrian Peterson ran for a game-high 108 yards on 18 carries, rushing for 101 in the first-half.
Paul Richardson, Jr. had a team-high 42 receiving yards.
For the Washington defense, Landon Collins had a game-high matching nine total tackles.
With the loss, the Redskins will go into their bye week at 1-8, and are on pace to have a losing record for the third consecutive season.
Buffalo will be back in action on Nov. 10 at 1:00 on CBS, as they will be on the road to take on the Cleveland Browns.