Sept. 16, 1974 -- Oakland at Buffalo
ABC Sports Online

Ahmad Rashad's second touchdown in the final two minutes lifted the Bills past John Madden's Raiders. Rashad's first score came with 1:56 to go. Buffalo seemed to have the game clinched, but Jim Braxton fumbled the ball and Art Thoms ran in for a touchdown to give Oakland a 20-14 lead with 1:15 to go. Rashad then took a Joe Ferguson pass 33 yards to give the Bills the lead. Oakland had one final chance to win it, but George Blanda missed a 50-yard field goal on the final play.

Scoring By Quarter
  1 2 3 4 Total
Oakland 0 3 10 7 20
Buffalo 0 7 0 14 21

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
No scoring
2nd Quarter
BUF TD Hill 4 YD pass from Joe Ferguson (Leypoldt kick), 4:25 BUFFALO 7-0
OAK FG Blanda 34 YD, 13:49 BUFFALO 7-3
3rd Quarter
OAK TD Davis 15 run (Blanda kick), 4:25 OAKLAND 10-7
OAK FG Blanda 41 YD, 11:25 OAKLAND 13-7
4th Quarter
BUF TD Rashad 8 pass from Ferguson (Leypoldt kick), 13:04 BUFFALO 14-13
OAK TD Thoms 29 fumble recovery (Blanda kick), 13:45 OAKLAND 20-14
BUF TD Rashad 13 pass from Ferguson (Leypoldt kick), 14:34 BUFFALO 21-20

Team Statistics
  Oakland Buffalo
Rushing Yards 152 200
Passing Yards 100 106
Total Yards 252 306

Passing
RAIDERS CMP ATT YDS TD INT
Ken Stabler 9 22 122 0 1
BILLS CMP ATT YDS TD INT
Joe Ferguson 10 20 122 3 0

Rushing
RAIDERS ATT YDS AVG TD
Charlie Smith 14 64 4.6 0
Clarence Davis 10 61 6.1 1
Marv Hubbard 10 27 2.7 0
Ken Stabler 1 0 0.0 0
BILLS ATT YDS AVG TD
O.J. Simpson 12 78 6.5 0
Jim Braxton 19 69 3.6 0
Gary Hayman 7 31 4.4 0
Joe Ferguson 5 16 3.2 0
Wayne Mosley 2 6 3.0 0

Receiving
RAIDERS REC YDS AVG TD
Cliff Branch 4 60 15.0 0
Fred Biletnikoff 3 34 11.3 0
Marv Hubbard 1 15 15.0 0
Charlie Smith 1 13 13.0 0
BILLS REC YDS AVG TD
Ahmad Rashad 5 68 13.6 2
J. D. Hill 3 31 10.3 1
Paul Seymour 1 13 13.0 0
Jim Braxton 1 10 10.0 0

Interceptions
RAIDERS INT YDS TD
None
BILLS INT YDS TD
Tony Greene 1 12 0



 
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