Vick throws for two TDs, beats Buffalo

Falcons 24 Bills 16

Nfl Gameday

Week Three

September 26, 2005

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Shaking off a tender hamstring, Atlanta's Michael Vick threw two touchdown passes and scrambled for 64 yards on nine carries to lead the Falcons to a 24-16 win over the Buffalo Bills.

Warrick Dunn rushed for 97 yards and T.J. Duckett added 75 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Falcons (2-1), who ended a three-game road skid dating to last season. Vick finished 15-of-27 for 167 yards and an interception.

Willis McGahee led the Bills (1-2) with a career-high 140 yards rushing and a touchdown.

Atlanta 7 10 0 7 - 24

Buffalo 3 10 3 0 - 16

First quarter Buf-FG Lindell 36, 9:32. Atl-Blakley 9 pass from Vick (Peterson kick), 3:44.

Second quarter Buf-FG Lindell 41, 14:45. Atl-Jenkins 15 pass from Vick (Peterson kick), 10:07. Buf-McGahee 8 run (Lindell kick), 3:55. Atl-FG Peterson 27, 0:00.

Third quarter Buf-FG Lindell 30, 10:10.

Fourth quarter Atl-Duckett 12 run (Peterson kick), 12:07. A-72,032.

Atl Buf

First downs 24 18

Total Net Yards 403 208

Rushes-yards 36-236 35-172

Passing 167 36

Punt Returns 2-14 2-24

Kickoff Returns 4-56 2-55

Interceptions Ret. 1-3 1-17

Comp-Att-Int 15-27-1 10-23-1

Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 4-39

Punts 4-36.0 3-47.0

Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1

Penalties-Yards 7-75 3-35

Time of Possession 29:11 30:49

Rushing-Atlanta, Dunn 15-97, Duckett 12-75, Vick 9-64. Buffalo, McGahee 27-140, Losman 5-20, Williams 2-11, J.Smith 1-1.

Passing-Atlanta, Vick 15-27-1-167. Buffalo, Losman 10-23-1-75.

Receiving-Atlanta, Finneran 4-57, Jenkins 4-48, Crumpler 3-35, Blakley 2-11, Griffith 1-11, Dunn 1-5. Buffalo, Moulds 3-18, Reed 2-24, Evans 2-7, Aiken 1-12, Shelton 1-8, J.Smith 1-6. Missed field goals-None.

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