The Buccaneers had enough chances to win. But it was the Bills charging onto the field in celebration after the Bucs' desperation lateral play was finally stopped, leaving the Bills with a wild, 30-27 win that lifted them to 4-2.
The Bills gave up consecutive fourth-quarter touchdowns that flipped the situation from up seven to down seven after LeSean McCoy lost a fumble midway through the quarter. But the Bills responded in just 46 seconds to tie the score. Taylor hit new receiver Deonte Thompson for 46 yards and McCoy scored his second touchdown two plays later to make up for the fumble.
Tampa took over after a touchback with 2:28 to go, but Winston's first pass to Adam Humphries was fumbled, and Tre'Davious White recovered on the 33 with 2:20 to go. On a key third-and-9 play, Taiwan Jones picked up a first down on his first touch of the season that ate up valuable time. Stephen Hauschka hit a 30-yarder with 18 seconds left and the Bills held on to win.
It wasn't pretty. The Bills' passing game has issues and the defense gave up 382 passing yards to a quarterback with a bum shoulder. But they banked another win, and that's what counts in the quest to end their 17-year playoff drought.
— NFL (@NFL) October 22, 2017
Haus money: Stephen Hauschaka tied the NFL record for most consecutive field goals made of 50 yards or longer (12) on a 52-yarder earlier in the quarter.