Super Wild Card Weekend Highlights: Giants Lead Vikings;  Bills Edge Dolphins

Super Wild Card Weekend Highlights: Giants Lead Vikings; Bills Edge Dolphins

Super Wild Card Weekend Highlights: Giants Lead Vikings;  Bills Edge Dolphins

The NFL Super Wild Card weekend continues on Sunday with a highly anticipated triple header. Currently on FOX, the sixth seed New York Giants fight against the NFC North champions and the third seed Minnesota Vikings.

Earlier, Josh Allen and the AFC East champ Buffalo Bills narrowly escaped third-string rookie quarterback Skylar Thompson and the seventh-seeded Miami Dolphins, 34-31, to advance to their third straight divisional round.

Wrapping up tonight, the sixth-seeded Baltimore Ravens take on the AFC North champions and the third-seeded Cincinnati Bengals (8:15 p.m. ET).

Here are the best games!

New York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings

Scol!

The Vikings capped a 12-game, 75-yard opener with a Kirk Cousins ​​sneak to put the team home early, 7-0.

Knotted

The Giants responded with a 28-yard touchdown on their first possession, courtesy of Saquon Barkley.

NY in charge

After the Vikings went three-and-out on their next drive, the Giants took their first lead on the next possession.

First, Daniel Jones joined Darius Slayton on a dazzling 47-yard gain, then he hit Isaiah Hodgins for a 14-yard touchdown to give New York a 14-7 advantage.

Stay tuned for updates!

Buffalo Bills 34, Miami Dolphins 31

Bounce

The Bills’ opening campaign didn’t go as planned. Allen fumbled on a short scramble, but the ball went out of bounds in the process. The Bills ended possession by turning it over on the downs at Miami’s 32-yard line.

After the Dolphins had three outs on their first practice, the Bills got the ball back quickly and redeemed themselves on their next possession. Allen connected with Dawson Knox for a wild one-handed score to put Buffalo ahead early, 7-0.

Selected!

During the Dolphins’ next practice, Bills safety Dean Marlowe took out Thompson just outside Miami’s red zone.

Strong ground game

The Bills have largely capitalized on turnover, move down with ease before rookie running back James Cook netted 12 yards to extend Buffalo’s lead to 14-0 late in the first quarter.

See red

Allen hit Gabe Davis in the middle for a 19-yard pickup that was originally ruled an incomplete pass. Buffalo challenged the judgmentand the play was reversed, putting the Bills near midfield going into the second quarter.

Chaos!

The two teams traded field goals to make it 17-3 midway through the second quarter. Chaos ensued after Allen’s pass to John Brown was caught near Miami’s goal line by Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard and returned to midfield.

Both teams got into a fight after the play, design compensating for unnecessary roughness penalties. The turnover resulted in a field goal for Miami, which narrowed the gap slightly, 17-6, late in the second quarter.

Close the gap

The Dolphins ended the first half with a bang, as Cedrick Wilson Jr. returned the 50-yard punt to Buffalo’s 27-yard line. The practice ended with another field goal, as Miami made it an eight-point game, 17-9.

Knotted!

The Bills ran into trouble just before the break. Allen’s pass to Cole Beasley bounced off the hands of receiver and into the arms of Dolphins safety Jevon Holland, who returned it 29 yards to Buffalo’s 18-yard line with less than a minute to spare before the end of the first half.

Miami ended practice by tying the game at 17 points per play after a touchdown from tight end Mike Gesicki and a successful two-point conversion from Tyreek Hill.

Call of the wild!

Miami’s tie lasted less than a minute, as Buffalo snuck in a basket just before halftime. But after making three outs to open the second half, the Dolphins snatched the ball from Allen as well as the header. What an unlikely turn of events.

Back and forth

Buffalo regained the lead late, 27-24, in the third quarter after a costly interception from Miami.

Toe drag booty

The Bills extended their lead to 34-24 heading into the fourth quarter, thanks to a jaw-dropping 23-yard touchdown reception by Davis.

Don’t turn that dial

After a sleepy fifteen minutes of Miami’s attack, Mike McDaniel composed a few tricks to bring his team back into the end zone. A backhand from Jaylen Waddle set up a short touchdown run from Jeff Wilson Jr.

Eyes on the prize

Bills receiver Khalil Shakir came down with a monster 31-yard catch midway through the fourth quarter to bring Buffalo into midfield.

The Bills ended up returning the ball after Allen took a huge bag on third down, but the Dolphins narrowly missed their next possession, turning the ball over on downs. Things ended there, 34-31.

COMING :

Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals (8:15 p.m. ET)

Baltimore Ravens

BL

Cincinnati Bengals

NIC


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