DENVER – – The Buffalo Bills clinched their first AFC East title on a Saturday in the quarter century when 24-year-old quarterback Josh Allen threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in a 48-19 router Denver Broncos

The Bills (11-3) scored two goals in 17 seconds in the third quarter, icing their fourth win in a row, officially ending the New England Patriots’ eleven-year tenure at the top of the division

The Broncos (5-9) lost their fourth straight season for the first time in 10 straight losses in 500 campaigns from 1963 to 1972.They were also the first team to go five years without the playoffs after a Super Bowl title

Allen threw 359 yards to hit Stefon Diggs 11 times for 147 yards from a foot injury in the fourth quarter and Cole Beasley eight times for 112 yards

Allen also linked Jack Kemp’s record of 25 career touchdown runs with his second TD scamper, a 1-yard keeper on the right who kicked off shortly after Andre Roberts’ 55-yard return from Taylor Russilinos the second half was set up

The Broncos reached out to Russolino, whose career as a vagabond included stops in the XFL, Canadian Football League, and even the Chinese Arena League after Brandon McManus was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list

Russolino missed a 51-yard field goal and two extra points on a windy day, which didn’t affect Bill’s kicker Tyler Bass, who made both field goal attempts and all six extra points

After Allen’s 1-yard TD run early in the second half, cornerback Tre’Davious White dismissed Drew Lock in Denver’s first offensive game Defensive End Jerry Hughes picked up the ball at 21 and snaked through several broncos to get it up Bring 35-13

Allen took down Denver’s makeshift secondary school, which lost five cornerbacks in two weeks, and attended De’Vante Bausby all afternoon while completing 28 of 40 passes, but rookie cornerback Michael Ojemudia held his own but finished third Quarterly thrown out for beating Bill’s rookie recipient Gabriel Davis

The Bills took a 21-13 halftime lead behind Allen’s touchdown throws from 9 yards to the end of Dawson Knox and 22 yards to Jake Kumerow, who was pinched by a 24-yard keeper in the end zone Bills player who received a TD pass this year that was linked to an NFL record by seven other teams

Lock hit Noah Fant with a 6-yard touchdown throw 5 seconds ahead in the first half, but Russolino missed the extra point – he also missed the 51-yard field goal attempt on Denver’s opening drive to the right After that, Allen drove the Bills 59 yards in 13 games on an adventurous ride that reclaimed his own fumbling on a sack. He also somehow got a passport when he was pulled down

Knox broke away from Bausby to catch Allen’s 9-yard TD throw, and Allen made it 14-0 when he came in from 24 yards to complete a 95-yard drive

A muffed punt opened the door to Denver’s first score, a 10-yard run by Melvin Gordon

Late in the first half, the Bills had the ball at the Broncos 5-yard line when they hit the first goal after three penalties from the 30. Allen soon found Kumerov wide open in the middle from 22 yards To bring Buffalo into the lead with 21: 7

Bills: Along with Diggs, PR Andre Roberts injured his lower back and OL Daryl Williams injured his groin in the third quarter

Broncos OLB Bradley Chubb (ankle) and RB Royce Freeman (hip) were injured in the second half

Broncos: Visit the Los Angeles Chargers who won after a 21 point deficit on November 1 with a touchdown when time was up

Rodgers breaks a tie with Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Dan Marino

with at least 40 TDs most seasons

– The Buffalo Bills took their first AFC East title on a Saturday in the quarter century when 24-year-old quarterback Josh Allen made two touchdowns and ran two more in a 48:19 game against the Denver Broncos

Josh Allen put in another feat on Saturday when the Buffalo Bills defeated the Denver Broncos on their way to the AFC East Division title

Lock has to prove more than ever in the last two games of the Broncos season

The Bills have defensive touchdowns in back-to-back games after having none in the previous 45

After Marquise Brown and two other recipients were quarantined for five days after being identified as high-risk close contacts, they were activated by the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday

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