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Buffalo Bills 10, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6: Second half open thread

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Two turnovers from Jameis Winston have the Bills leading at halftime.

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Buffalo Bills Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Halfway through the contest between the Buffalo Bills and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Bills hold a slim lead, 10-6. LeSean McCoy finally ran in his first touchdown of the season, and has 47 yards on nine carries. With Tyrod Taylor adding 50 yards on four carries, the Bills went over 100 yards rushing in the first half, finally finding their stride. Some of that can be chalked up to the return of Cordy Glenn to action, and some can be attributed to more designed man blocking plays and more instances where Taylor called his own number. It also helps that the Buccaneers don’t have a very good run defense.

Defensive end Ryan Davis has Buffalo’s only sack of the game, but it forced a Jameis Winston fumble that Leonard Johnson recovered. The Bills offense responded to that by driving down the field for McCoy’s touchdown.

With less than a minute on the clock, rookie linebacker Matt Milano intercepted Winston in Buccaneer territory to give the Bills outstanding field position. But the Bills used their final timeout with 12 seconds remaining, then called and executed a play that saw Tyrod Taylor throw to Jordan Matthews, who was tackled inbounds to run out the clock. The team could’ve had a larger lead if they’d just opted for an early field goal.

The Bills deferred a kickoff to start the game, and will get the ball to start the second half. We’ll be talking about it in here. Go Bills!