Buffalo Bills kicker Tyler Bass was selected as The AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for the month of October. It’s only the second time that Bass has won the honor He previously received it in October 2021.
In November, Bass has been a significant factor in two Bills wins that both took place in Ford Field in Detroit. On November. 20, against Browns Browns, Bass was a perfect 6-for-6 field goal attempt and his 19 points (6 FG and 1 XP) was a single-game record high for his career. Three of the six field goals came in the distance of 40 yards or more (42 49, 56, 42).
The Bills defeated Browns Browns 31-23 in the game that was moved from Buffalo to Detroit due to the effect of snow on lakes in the Buffalo region.
The next day, the day after Thanksgiving Bass was back in the game,, this time going 2-for-2 on FGs, which included the game-winning 45-yarder to defeat Detroit Lions 28-25. Detroit Lions 28-25 with 02 remaining in regulation.
Bass failed to score an additional point on in the contest and rebounded back to help propel his team to victory. Bills into their third straight victory and their third consecutive Thanksgiving Day win (2019, 2021, and 2022).
“You know, try to divorce me from what’s going on and focus on my process. But when I see them have the ball, man, I expect them to get into range. And sure enough, we did and we were able to go out and execute,” Bass declared about his game-winning shot.
Bass his teammates praised his teammates following the game for his ability to put the missing PAT behind him and concentrate on the next kick.
“Dude’s tough as nails, that’s tough to do for an NFL kicker. You just missed one, then stepping up to the plate to win a game,” QB Josh Allen said.
In November Bass scored 12 field goals out of 13. In the current year, Bass is tied for the second-highest number of FGs among NFL football players (23-for-26).