Bills Comeback to Beat the Lions

The Bills scored 11 points in the fourth quarter and held the Detroit Lions scoreless in the second half on their way to a 17-14 victory.

At least for this week, Doug Marrone looks like he made the right move switching to Kyle Orton and benching E.J. Manuel. After a shaky first half, one that included an interception returned for a touchdown, Orton settled down to lead the Bills to a win over the Detroit Lions.

The comeback was complete with four seconds left in the game when Dan Carpenter kicked a 58-yard field goal to give the Bills their first lead of the day. While Orton may get most of the recognition after this game, it was the Bills defense that won them this game.

The defense was able to hold the Lions to only 263 yards of offense and kept Matt Stafford to only 198 passing yards. The team was able to do this in large part to their pass rush that sacked the Lions’ quarterback six times. Marcell Dareus was the driving force behind this with three sacks by himself.

The Bills are now 3-2 and now turn their attention to a divisional showdown with the New England Patriots. This is sure to be a big game for them and could have major implications on their playoff chances.

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