Buffalo Bills scored the first touchdown of the NFL 2022/23 season. Quarterback Josh Allen connected with Wide Receiver Gabriel Davis for a 26-yard TD against the Los Angeles Rams at the SoFi Stadium on Thursday night.
The Bills led 7-0 after the first quarter. They started with Josh Allen throwing to Stefon Diggs, who scrambled for seven yards and a first down. Right Back Devin Singletary carried for seven yards and then caught a screen pass for a 6-yard gain.
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It was then that Allen connected with Digs for 12 years. Two plays later, the QB tossed to Zack Moss for eight yards. He hit a wide-open pass to Gabe Davis off a play-action for a 26-yard touchdown.
Matthew Stafford and Cooper Kupp meanwhile combined for a four-yard touchdown to take the score to 10-7.
Buffalo Bills’ running back rookie James Cook meanwhile fumbled his first career carry in NFL. Ernest Jones, linebacker for the Rams, poked the ball out and Leonard Floyd recovered it.
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Bills and Rams go into halftime with a scoreline of 10-10. Rams kicker Matt Gay hit a 57-yard field goal as the clock expired for the second quarter to tie the game.
The defending Super Bowl Champs, the Rams will look to open their new season with a win against betting favorites for the year, the Bills. Former Rams player Von Miller switched sides this offseason and is now a Buffalo Bills player.