With a boost from an illegal block penalty by the Buffalo Bills during a punt, the Minnesota Vikings finally crossed midfield with 9:36 left in the third quarter.
Their next two plays were an incompletion and an interception.
That was a fitting sequence in a game dominated from start to finish by, not the 16½-point favorite Vikings, but the previously winless Bills in the 27-6 decision .
"I have not lost faith in this football team, but it just shows you every week is a new week," Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said. "You've got to go out and play. Just because somebody says that you're supposed to win doesn't mean that's going to...