Live updates: Allen and Bills capitalize on Pickens fumble

ORCHARD PARK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 15: Josh Allen #17 of the Buffalo Bills takes the field before the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Highmark Stadium on January 15, 2024 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Buffalo Bills both had to fight hard to get to the playoffs this season.

Once they got there, they had to wait, with Sunday’s game rescheduled for Monday because of blizzard conditions in Buffalo.

The Bills looked pedestrian amid a 6-6 start before finishing strong to earn the AFC’s No. 2 seed. The Steelers won their last three games on the heels of a three-game losing streak to claim the AFC’s final postseason berth. After a blizzard moved the game from Sunday, the skies have cleared Monday for frigid playoff action in Buffalo.

Follow along as Yahoo Sports provides the latest news, scores and highlights from NFL Wild Card Monday.

Live24 updates

  • Another three-and-out for Pittsburgh, and Buffalo has the ball back again with a 14-0 lead late in the first.

  • Snowball flurries are the celebration of choice today:

  • Bills respond with a 29-yard touchdown pass from Josh Allen to Dalton Kincaid on the first play after the turnover. 14-0, Bills:

  • Close call on the field. George Pickens lost control of the ball after a catch. Officials initially ruled it an incomplete pass, but reversed the call to a fumble after a Bills challenge. Bills take over in Steelers territory after recovering the loose ball.

  • Dalton Kincaid can’t hold on to a third-and-2 pass thrown behind him, and the Bills will punt.

  • Steelers get pressure for the first time, and Josh Allen responds with an eight-yard scramble

  • Bills force a three-and-out and have the ball back with a 7-0 lead.

  • Josh Allen finds Dawson Knox in the end zone. Surgical opening drive from the Bills offense to take a 7-0 lead.

  • Strong mix of run and pass early for Buffalo. Stefon Diggs and James Cook with multiple touches.

  • Steelers pick up a first down but stall a midfield. Punt upcoming.

  • The Bills won the toss and deferred. Pittsburgh will have the ball first on a clear but cold day in Buffalo.

  • Good decisions happening at this Bills tailgate:

  • The blizzard has passed, but it’s still gonna be a cold one in Buffalo:

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