Josh Allen throws 4 TD passes, runs for rating, Payments rout division rival Dolphins 48-20


Buffalo by no means trailed and completed with 414 yards of offense.

Buffalo Payments extensive receiver Stefon Diggs, heart, celebrates his landing with offensive sort out Spencer Brown, left, and quarterback Josh Allen, proper, through the first half Sunday. Jeffrey T. Barnes/AP Photograph

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen threw 4 landing passes and ran for a rating, and the Buffalo Payments introduced Miami’s unbeaten begin to an emphatic finish, beating the division rival Dolphins 48-20 on Sunday.

Every week after the Dolphins had probably the most spectacular offensive performances in NFL historical past in a 70-20 win over Denver, Buffalo (3-1) confirmed Miami (3-1) a factor or two about environment friendly offense, scoring on eight of its first 9 possessions whereas taking on first place within the AFC East.

Stefon Diggs caught three touchdowns and completed with six receptions for 120 yards. Allen went 21 of 25 for 320 yards and had his tenth recreation with 4 passing TDs.

Miami moved the ball fairly properly, ending with 393 yards of offense, however the Payments pressured two turnovers and sacked quarterback Tua Tagovailoa 4 occasions.

The Payments suffered one main setback when cornerback Tre’Davious White was carted off within the third quarter with what the crew stated was an Achilles tendon harm. White pulled up whereas protecting Tyreek Hill and was unable to place any weight on his proper leg.

Buffalo (3-1) by no means trailed and completed with 414 yards of offense. The three-time AFC East champion Payments have received three straight since a season-opening loss on the New York Jets.

The Dolphins (3-1) squandered probabilities to open a season with 4 wins for the primary time since 1995 and to take a two-game lead over Buffalo within the division.

Buffalo received its eighth straight at dwelling over Miami improved to 12-2 prior to now 14 conferences, together with a 34-31 win within the wild-card spherical of the playoffs final January.

Payments security Damar Hamlin appeared in his first recreation since going into cardiac arrest and needing to be resuscitated on the sector throughout a recreation at Cincinnati on Jan. 2. Hamlin was a wholesome inactive by way of the primary three weeks of the season, and was largely restricted to particular groups towards Miami.

The sport started as a observe meet with the groups scoring touchdowns on every of their first two possessions.

Buffalo made it three straight TD drives on Allen’s 6-yard go to Diggs 5 minutes into the second quarter.

After that, the Dolphins lastly blinked. Miami closed the half with three punts and working again Raheem Mostert shedding a fumble, permitting Buffalo to construct a 31-14 lead.

Diggs supplied essentially the most electrical play of the primary half with a 55-yard landing. He caught Allen’s go at Miami’s 40, broke two tackles alongside the sideline and scampered into the top zone.

Gabe Davis scored on an 18-yard catch and James Cook dinner scored on a 1-yard run.

Dolphins rookie working again De’Von Achane had two TDs every week after scoring 4 occasions. He turned simply the fourth NFL rookie to mix for six TDs in consecutive video games, and first since Tampa Bay’s Doug Martin in 2012.

Tagovailoa, who was sacked solely as soon as in his first three outings, went 25 of 35 for 282 yards with a landing go to Braxton Berrios and an interception.


Allen has topped 200 yards passing within the first half in 4 consecutive video games towards Miami, together with the playoff win.


Dolphins: LT Terron Armstead didn’t return after hurting his knee within the second quarter. … LB Jaelan Phillips (indirect) didn’t play.

Payments: CB Christian Benford returned, however was restricted to particular groups protection, after hurting his proper shoulder in within the second quarter. … S Jordan Poyer (knee) didn’t play.


Dolphins: Host the New York Giants subsequent Sunday.

Payments: Play a “dwelling” recreation towards Jacksonville at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London subsequent Sunday.