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Bills Links, 9/24: Defense, Josh Allen dominate the Minnesota Vikings

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Sunday was a great day for the Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

The Buffalo Bills pulled off a stunning upset on Sunday, dominating the Minnesota Vikings with a 27-6 victory. Jerry Hughes led the Bills defense with a stellar performance, constantly putting pressure on Kirk Cousins and the Vikings offense. Josh Allen delivered with both his arms and his feet, passing for one touchdown and rushing for two others on the day. Today’s links include all of the highlights from the game, including Sean McDermott’s post-game press conference.


Jerry Hughes: "It was Great Complementary Football" - BuffaloBills.com
Defensive End Jerry Hughes spoke to the media following the Bills' 27-6 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, September 23rd.

Josh Allen: "I was Just Trying to Ignite a Spark in our Team" - BuffaloBills.com
Quarterback Josh Allen spoke to the media following the Bills' 27-6 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, September 23rd.

Joe B: 7 observations from Buffalo Bills - Minnesota Vikings (9/23/18) - WKBW.com
The Buffalo Bills went to Minneapolis and shocked the Minnesota Vikings 27-6. How did it all happen?

Buffalo Bills pull off third biggest upset in NFL history vs. Minnesota Vikings | NewYorkUpstate.com
The Buffalo Bills made history on Sunday.

Tre'Davious White on win over Cousins, Vikings: 'You like that?!' (video) | NewYorkUpstate.com
Tre'Davious White continued his dominance against No. 1 receivers.

7 Bills on shocking upset: Nobody respects Buffalo ... but we'll earn respect | NewYorkUpstate.com
The Bills seem to have a knack for proving their doubters wrong.

Report card: Buffalo Bills maul Minnesota Vikings for first win | NewYorkUpstate.com
The Buffalo Bills were dominant in all three phases of the game.

Sean McDermott: "They Earned It By the Way They Prepared During the Week" - BuffaloBills.com
Head Coach Sean McDermott spoke to the media following the Bills' 27-6 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, September 23rd.

Where did that Bills team come from? | WGR 550 SportsRadio
A dominant performance produces a stunning upset for the 17-point underdogs.

'Josh Allen is unstoppable' (Media reacts to Buffalo Bills QB's first half vs. Vikings) | NewYorkUpstate.com
Reactions to Josh Allen’s great start against the Vikings.

Bills vs. Vikings in Week 3: Everything goes right for Buffalo (11 observations) | NewYorkUpstate.com
"A glance up at the scoreboard at the end of the first half was about what everyone expected Sunday afternoon at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota: a 27-0 blowout-in-the-making."

Bills' Josh Allen posts second-best first half by rookie quarterback this century | NewYorkUpstate.com
Allen's 26.58 fantasy points are the second-most total in a first half by a rookie this century

When the point spread is a stretch: Bills make NFL history with big win as 17-point underdogs – The Athletic
In the most unpredictable result since the NFL went to a 16-game schedule in 1978, the Bills bounced back from allowing a league-high 78 points through their first two games to pulverize the Vikings. (Subscription required.)

Mark Gaughan’s Plays that Shaped the Game: Takeaways are back in Bills’ arsenal – The Buffalo News
"Welcome back. The larcenous, opportunistic defense that carried the Bills to the playoffs last season made its 2018 debut in Minneapolis Sunday." (Subscription required.)

Vic Carucci: Bills thrive on underdog role in historic upset victory – The Buffalo News
"Go ahead. Pile on the criticism and the doubt and the point spreads. The Buffalo Bills love it. Or, at least, for as long as it lasted." (Subscription required.)

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Five takeaways from the Buffalo Bills’ big win over the Minnsota Vikings featuring Josh Allen’s welcome to the NFL - Buffalo Rumblings
Today was a good game.

Buffalo Bills 27, Minnesota Vikings 6: Bills dominate Vikings from start to finish - Buffalo Rumblings
That’s how winning’s done!