Buffalo Bills defeat Steelers in Toronto, Score, News, Stats

The Buffalo Bills defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 24 to 21 in there second preseason game of the year. The game was the first of the Bills games to be held in Toronto as part of a 75 million dollar agreement. The Bills hope by playing in Toronto they will expand there revenue and fan base. In the first game at the SkyDome there were 5,000 seats unfilled.

Buffalo Bills quarterback Trent Edwards rebounded nicely from a slow start to the year in the Bills first preseason game. Versus the Steelers Edwards was almost perfect going 9 for 11 with two touchdowns in two series of play. Tight end Robert Royal cought both of Edwards touchdown throws. Wide receiver Lee Evans cought Edwards first pass of the night for a 23 yard game and also led the Bills in receiving with three catches for 55 yards.

Xavier Oman led the Bills in rushing with 44 yards on 10 carries with a long of 14. Xavier Oman is the Bills 6th round draft choice in 2008 out of Northwest Missouri State, and is making a strong early impression on the coaching staff with his strong desire. Another rookie, first round pick Leodis McKelvin made an impression in the game as well sealing the victory with a 95 yard interception return.

In other notes Bills backup quarterback JP Losman completed 4 of 5 passes for 19 yards. The Bills are now 1-1 in the preseason as they lost there first preseason game vs the Washington Redskins.


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