The Buffalo Bills (1-1) and Washington Football Team (1-1) each picked up their first wins of the season in Week 2, with the Bills blanking the Miami Dolphins by a 35-0 score and the Football Team holding off the New York Giants, 30-29 on Thursday Night Football.
In Week 3, Buffalo returns home looking for its first win at Highmark Stadium this year when it welcomes the Washington Football Team to Orchard Park Sunday afternoon.
Buffalo’s first game this year against an NFC opponent will be the primary 1 p.m. EDT broadcast for fans in the Buffalo and Washington viewing markets, along with most of the state of Texas, and pockets in Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and a pocket in Wyoming, where Bills’ quarterback Josh Allen played college football.
FOX’s broadcast team consists of Chris Myers handling the play-by-play duties, former player Daryl Johnston serving as the color analyst, and Jennifer Hale as the sideline reporter.
The areas that can see the game are highlighted in yellow (map courtesy of 506sports):
Besides Buffalo hosting Washington, the rest of FOX’s early slate of games includes the Chicago Bears traveling to play the Cleveland Browns (in red), the Atlanta Falcons playing at the New York Giants (blue), New Orleans Saints playing at the New England Patriots (green), and the Arizona Cardinals at the Jacksonville Jaguars (orange).
Sunday’s matchup will be the 16th meeting all-time between the Bills and Washington. Buffalo holds a 9-6 lead in the series and has won seven of the last eight games.
The last time these two teams met, on Nov. 3, 2019, was Washington’s first trip to Western New York in 16 years.
Allen completed 14 of 20 passes for 160 yards with two total touchdowns (one passing and one rushing), Devin Singletary rushed for 95 yards and a TD on 20 carries, and the Bills’ defense sacked Dwayne Haskins four times as the team emerged with a 24-9 victory. With the win, Buffalo improved to 6-2, its best start since starting 7-1 during the 1993 season.