Observations: Dawson Knox, Devin Singletary shine in Bills’ historic beatdown of Patriots

Devin Singletary rushed for a pair of touchdowns in the Buffalo Bills’ 47-17 victory over the New England Patriots on Saturday night.

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Jay Skurski

Devin Singletary and Dawson Knox came to the Buffalo Bills about an hour apart.

As third-round draft picks in 2019, the running back and tight end were selected to be a big part of an offense that was being rebuilt with quarterback Josh Allen leading the way.

They’ve done just that, with Singletary playing 45 games and Knox 42 in the regular season in the three years that have followed. Truthfully, though, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing.

Knox had trouble with drops early in his career. As recently as three months ago, Singletary went through a six-game stretch when he carried the ball 34 times for just 156 yards.

All of that feels like a long, long time ago after Saturday night. On a memorable night inside Highmark Stadium, Knox and Singletary combined for four – count ’em four – touchdowns in the Bills’ 47-17 victory over the New England Patriots in an AFC wild-card playoff game. The Bills now await their opponent in the divisional round. If the Chiefs beat the Steelers on Sunday night, Buffalo will travel to Kansas City next weekend. If the Steelers pull off the upset, the Bills will host the Cincinnati Bengals next weekend.

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