Bills Fall To Steelers In Home Opening Game

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ORCHARD PARK – The Buffalo Bills fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-16 in their home opening game on Sunday in Orchard Park.

Josh Allen (17) Buffalo Bills vs Pittsburgh Steelers, Sept. 12, 2021 at Highmark Stadium. Photo by Craig Melvin/

Here are a list of the notable game notes from today’s game:

  • The Bills lost their first season opener since 2018 (at Baltimore)
  • Tyler Bass connected on three field goals and now has made 17 consecutive field goal attempts. It’s tied for the third-longest streak in team history (Stephen Hauschka)
  • Gabriel Davis caught the first touchdown of 2021 – 8th of his career
  • Josh Allen threw his 68th career touchdown pass in the second quarter – to Gabriel Davis
  • Mario Addison became the first Bills player with a sack in consecutive season openers since Bryan Scott in 2010-11.
  • Jordan Poyer produced his 10th career sack
  • Stefon Diggs has six-plus receptions in 14 consecutive games – the 3rd NFL players to achieve the feat (Antonio Brown – 14 games in 2014-15 and Marvin Harrison – 16 games in 2002-03)

The Buffalo Bills go on to face the Miami Dalphins at Hard Rock Stadium next Sunday at 1 p.m.


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