5 Reasons Why The Bills Pulled Off The Upset & Won!

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 01: Jerry Hughes
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5) Charles Clay

Coming into the game Buffalo’s tight end, Charles Clay had a favorable matchup going for him. With superb linebacker Vic Beasley missing his second consecutive week with a hamstring injury, Clay would have an edge over inexperienced linebackers Deion Jones, Duke Riley and De’Vondre Campbell.

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor took advantage of this matchup and targeted Clay early in the game. In the first half alone Clay hauled in four of his five catches for 78-yards, including a 44-yard catch and run that set up the go-ahead Jordan Matthews touchdown to give the Bills the early 7-3 lead.

Clay would once again step up big when it mattered most, hauling in a 34-yard pass that launched Steven Hauschka’s 56-yard go-ahead field goal to give Buffalo a late lead. At the end of the day, Clay had a huge day on the gridiron, hauling in five of his six targets for a total of 112-yards.