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Bills pour it on in 40-0 shutout win over Houston

Houston had five turnovers in the loss in Orchard Park.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Linebacker Tremaine Edmunds had the first of Buffalo’s four interceptions, and the Bills suffocated the offensively inept Houston Texans 40-0. 

Micah Hyde, Tyler Matakevich and Jaquan Johnson each had interceptions, while Cam Lewis forced a fumble as Buffalo overwhelmed rookie quarterback Davis Mills in his second career start. 

The Bills limited Houston to 109 yards of offense — 8 in the first half — and six first downs to post their second shutout in three weeks. 

Buffalo blanked Miami 35-0 on Sept. 19. The Bills have two shutouts in a season for the first time since 1990. 

Below are key plays in the game.

Texans vs. Bills first quarter highlights

The Texans had a hot start with this Lonnie Johnson interception of a Josh Allen pass.  But Houston would turn it over on downs.

On the Texans next possession, Davis Mills would toss an interception of his own on 3rd and 10.

Buffalo got the scoring started with this Allen to Dawson Knox strike.

Texans vs. Bills second quarter highlights

Buffalo has added three field goals to push the lead to 16-0.

Texans vs. Bills third quarter

An unsportsmanlike conduct call didn't help Houston in the third, but the defense held Buffalo to another field goal.  Bills now lead 19-0.

Texans vs. Bills fourth quarter

Buffalo extended the lead to 26-0 with Allen's second touchdown pass of the game to Knox.

Buffalo Bills Zack Moss adds to the lead.  33-0 Buffalo.

Different quarterback, same results. Mitch Trubisky runs in in from the 4 to push the lead to 40-0.