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Third quarter analysis: Taylor replaces Peterman, but Bills trail 47-10 again

Tyrod Taylor's benching didn't last long.

Taylor replaced rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman after halftime, but the Los Angeles Chargers keep putting the hurt on. The Buffalo Bills trailed 47-10 after three quarters, which was also the final score of last week's embarrassment against the New Orleans Saints.

Taylor completed 7 of 13 passes for 83 yards and had a 30-yard run in the quarter while leading one field-goal drive, but he also lost a fumble that was returned 39 yards for a touchdown.

Coach Anthony Lynn's Chargers kept passing with a big lead. Quarterback Philip Rivers went 5-8 in the quarter for 53 yards while the Chargers ran the ball six times.

But the Bills at least forced the Chargers to punt in the third quarter. It was the first time coach Sean McDermott's defense forced a punt since the fourth quarter of the Jets game in Week 9, snapping a punt-less span of 113 minutes, 21 seconds of game time.

Good company: The only other teams to give up 47 points in consecutive games since the AFL-NFL merger were the 2014 Bears, 2012 Bills, 2004 Titans and 1980 49ers.

Hyde injured: Bills safety Micah Hyde picked up a knee injury in the third quarter and was questionable to return.

Haus money: Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka set an NFL record for most consecutive 50-plus-yard field goals converted, with 13.

First quarter analysis: Things can only go up for Nathan Peterman after 3-INT quarter

Second quarter analysis: Peterman passes Taylor in season interceptions in one half

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