Micah Hyde's fourth interception of the season gave the Bills the ball deep in Bengals territory late in the second quarter, and Tyrod Taylor made the most of it, connecting with Brandon Tate for a 12-yard touchdown that tied the game at 10.
Hyde was able to haul in a tipped pass after Andy Dalton threw too high for A.J. Green. Hyde's fourth interception marked a new career high for him after logging eight in the last four years with the Packers.
Injures piled up for the Bengals during the quarter, evening things up for the Bills' depleted passing game. The Bills were already without Jordan Matthews and Charles Clay, but the Bengals lost both starting cornerbacks, Dre Kirkpatrick (shoulder) and Adam Jones (back), in the second quarter. That should open things up for rookie receiver Zay Jones, who had one catch on four targets in the first half.
Dalton also came up gimpy after one play, appearing to hurt his ankle after a teammate fell on him. The Bengals had to take timeout to check him out, but he limped through the rest of the quarter.
First one's the hardest: Tight end Logan Thomas, a converted quarterback, recorded his first career reception on the 3-yard gain.
Don't be this guy: A Bengals fan in the front row tried to dump beer on Tate after his touchdown. He missed. Don't be idiot ... and don't waste expensive stadium beer.
— Nick Veronica (@NickVeronica) October 8, 2017