It took 15 weeks, but the Buffalo Bills finally scored a touchdown on their first possession of a game.
Entering Sunday, their opening drives had netted six points for Buffalo and seven for opponents. The Bills logged two field goals, seven punts, three interceptions and a turnover on downs on their first 13 opening drives, with one interception being returned for a touchdown.
LeSean McCoy capped a 10-play, 81-yard drive by scoring from 4 yards out, giving him his 80th career touchdown. The big play on the drive was a 25-yard completion to tight end Nick O'Leary, who got lost on a play-action fake and was wide-open in the red zone. Tyrod Taylor also had a brilliant escape from the clutches of two defenders earlier in the drive before hitting McCoy for a 12-yard gain on third and 5.
Miami drove deep into Buffalo territory on its first possession, aided by a 31-yard run from Kenyan Drake, but Ryan Davis sacked Jay Cutler on third and 5 from the Bills' 8-yard line to force a 28-yard field goal that kept the Bills ahead.
Top players back: The Bills had Taylor and top receiver Kelvin Benjamin on the field together for the first time since the Saints game on Nov. 12. Benjamin wasn't targeted in the first quarter.