Detroit quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan went the distance, playing the entire game for the Lions. He went 15-of-26 for 175 yards and one touchdown. Buffalo rookie QB Trent Edwards went 18-of-24 for 182 yards. He didn't throw a touchdown, but he did lead the Bills 90 yards on 15 plays to set up the game-winning field goal.
Both teams clearly used this game to get a good look at all of their receivers. Buffalo's quarterbacks spread the ball to 14 different receivers for a total of 254 yards. The Lions threw to 11 different players for a total of 164 yards. Bills wide receiver Justin Jenkins led both teams with five catches for 56 yards.