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Bills 34, Raiders 14

Oct. 29, 2017
New Era Field
Orchard Park, NY

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor throws for a touchdown and runs for another to help lead Buffalo (5-2) to a dominanting victory over mistake-prone Oakland (3-5). Taylor is 20 of 27 passing for 165 yards with no interceptions and a 101.6 rating. He throws a 6-yard TD pass to former Raider Andre Holmes and scores on a 1-yard run as the Bills improve to 4-0 this season at New Era Field.

The Raiders self-destruct with four turnovers — two Derek Carr interceptions and two lost fumbles. The Bills break a 7-all deadlock when linebacker Matt Milano returns a fumble by Oakland's DeAndre Washington 40 yards for a TD with 32 seconds left in the first half.
LeSean McCoy punctuates Buffalo's victory with a 48-yard TD run with 3:12 remaining. He finishes with a game-high 151 rushing yards on 27 carries.
Oakland drops its third straight road game, and it has lost five of the past six contests overall.
With Marshawn Lynch serving a one-game suspension, the Raiders' rushing offense has only 54 yards on 14 carries (3.9 yards per carry) against the Bills' seventh-ranked rushing defense. DeAndre Washington has a team-high 26 rushing yards on six carries and adds 62 receiving yards on eight catches and a TD.
Oakland's Derek Carr is 31 of 49 passing for 313 yards and a TD with two interceptions and a 71.2 rating. He has thrown multiple picks in three of the past five games.

3: Consecutive Raiders' road losses against the Bills.
4-0: The Bills' record this season at New Era Field. They have not opened 4-0 at their stadium in Orchard Park, New York since 1995. They won their first four "home" games in 2011, including one at Toronto.
27: Consecutive Buffalo points after Oakland takes a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.
44-77: Combined score of the Raiders' last three road games, all losses
48: Receiving yards by Oakland's Amari Cooper on five catches. He had 210 receiving yards on 11 catches and two TDs in a Week 7 win over Kansas City.
281: Rushing yards by the Bills' LeSean McCoy the past two games against the Raiders. He had 130 rushing yards against Oakland in their 2016 game, and 151 yards in this season's contest.

The Raiders are 4-19 the past 23 games in the Eastern Time Zone. They lost 27-10 at Washington in Week 3 this season. Oakland was 3-0 in the ETZ during the 2016 season.
The Bills improve to 5-2 for only the third time during their 17-season playoff drought. They also won five of their first seven in 2008 and 2011.
Oakland leads the all-time series against Buffalo, 21-20, including 0-2 postseason.

Updated: 10-29-2017