In the New York Jets’ 17th and final game of the 2021 season, on a cold and blustery day in Orchard Park, New York, the New York Jets were defeated by the Buffalo Bills 27 – 10.
The Jets quickly fell behind 10 – 0 as the Bills dominated in every facet of the game. However, after the opening two drives the Jets defense settled in and started to shut down the Bills offense.
A 40 yard Zach Wilson touchdown pass to Keelan Cole brought the Jets to within three points at 10 – 7 late in the second half.
After being held to three total points in the second and third quarters the Bills offense finally broke through with a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter. That gave the Bills a two score lead at 20 – 10, and with the Jets offense struggling to get any positive yardage against the best defense in the NFL, a valiant Jets effort looked like it would fall short.
On their next possession the Bills punched in another touchdown with under four minutes to play for a 27 – 10 lead and the game was basically over.
With the loss the Jets finish the season at 4-13 in head coach Robert Saleh’s rookie season.