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Jets prove lucky and good in win over Patriots; more Week 7 Sna…

Jets prove lucky and good in win over Patriots; more Week 7 Snaps

CNNSI.com Updated Oct 20, 2013
No one gave the Jets a chance this year, but a dramatic OT win over the Pats puts them at an impressive 4-3.
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  • Run ‘D’ not perfect, but better in 2nd half

    Run ‘D’ not perfect, but better in 2nd half

    buffalobills.com Oct 20, 2013
    The Bills run defense has been a bit of a trouble spot for Buffalo this season. Coming into the game they ranked 28th in the league giving up 124 rushing yards per game. And though Miami finished right around that average with a total of 120 rushing yar…
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  • Carpenter’s last kickoff not what he wanted

    Carpenter’s last kickoff not what he wanted

    buffalobills.com ESPN.com Oct 20, 2013
    Bills kicker Dan Carpenter had been successful forcing touchbacks on most of his kickoffs forcing four touchbacks on his first five kicks. The only one that had been returned up until the last one of the game was a harmless 15-yard return to the 16-yard…
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  • Mario: Sacks are an 11-man effort

    Mario: Sacks are an 11-man effort

    buffalobills.com Oct 20, 2013
    Mario Williams’ two sacks Sunday, which both came a critical time also gave the Bills pass rusher the fourth double-digit sack season of his career, as he now has 10 on the season. Williams’ isn’t big on taking the person credit for those plays. As he s…
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  • Fred Jackson shows grit after injury scare

    Fred Jackson shows grit after injury scare

    ESPN.com Oct 20, 2013
    MIAMI -- Fred Jackson lied face-first in front of his own bench, his knee having bent awkwardly as he was tackled near the sideline. The 60,592 fans who had just settled into Sun Life Stadium for the Buffalo Bills' 23-21 victory against the Miami Dolphi…
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  • Defense drives Bills to first division win

    Defense drives Bills to first division win

    MIAMI -- Through three quarters of the Buffalo Bills' 23-21 win over the Miami Dolphins, something wasn't adding up. The Dolphins had struggled to protect quarterback Ryan Tannehill all season, while the strength of the Bills' defense had been putting p…
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  • Clabo takes 'full responsibility' for sacks

    Clabo takes 'full responsibility' for sacks

    ESPN.com Oct 20, 2013
    MIAMI -- It was an odd scene that doesn’t happen often in an NFL locker room. Following the Miami Dolphins’ 23-21 loss to the Buffalo Bills, Miami offensive line coach Jim Turner -- unplanned and unannounced -- came to the defense of starting right tack…
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  • Locker Room Buzz: Buffalo Bills

    Locker Room Buzz: Buffalo Bills

    MIAMI -- Observed in the locker room after the Buffalo Bills' 23-21 win over the Miami Dolphins: Lawson not spotted: Linebacker Manny Lawson wasn't spotted in the locker room postgame, his travel bag already packed by the time reporters entered. Lawson …
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  • Watch Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson go airborne during touch…

    Watch Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson go airborne during touchdown reception

    yahoo.com Oct 20, 2013
    Miami Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson finally made a splash play this season.Gibson signed with the Dolphins prior to season after spending four years with the St. Louis Rams. He was supposed to complement Mike Wallace, but entered Sunday’s game agains…
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  • CB Brooks active: Bills CB Ron Brooks is active for the first t…

    CB Brooks active: Bills CB Ron Brooks is active for the first time …

    buffalobills.com Oct 20, 2013
    Bills CB Ron Brooks is active for the first time sine Week 1 today. Brooks broke a bone in his foot in Week 1 that require surgery. It was very similar to the for injury he suffered at the beginning of last season. We’ll see if he plays a role in defens…
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  • Dolphins inactives: Dannell Ellerbe out

    Dolphins inactives: Dannell Ellerbe out

    ESPN.com Oct 20, 2013
    MIAMI --– Here are the players you won't see for the Miami Dolphins (3-2) Sunday against the Buffalo Bills (2-4): LB Dannell Ellerbe QB Pat Devlin RB Mike Gillislee LB Josh Kaddu OL Danny Watkins OL Dallas Thomas CB Will Davis Backup linebacker Jason Tr…
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  • QB Tuel the backup: Bills head coach Doug Marrone said late thi…

    QB Tuel the backup: Bills head coach Doug Marrone said late this week…

    buffalobills.com ESPN.com Oct 20, 2013
    Bills head coach Doug Marrone said late this week that his backup QB would be decided right before game time. That decision has been made. Jeff Tuel will serve as the b kip to starter Thad Lewis against the Dolphins today. Matt Flynn is inactive as he’s…
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  • Welcome to Sun Life Stadium

    Welcome to Sun Life Stadium

    ESPN.com Oct 20, 2013
    MIAMI -- Welcome to Sun Life Stadium, where the Miami Dolphins host the Buffalo Bills. (CBS, 1 p.m. ET) Weather conditions: It's like any other day in South Florida: temperatures are currently in the low-80s, rising to the upper 80s by kickoff. Skies ar…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Oct 20, 2013
    Bills QB Thad Lewis is making a return to his hometown on Sunday. It feels like it has been a long time since the Dolphins started 3-0. The Patriots will try to extend their winning streak against divisional foes to 13 games. Jets defensive backs coach …
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  • Video - Sunday Double Check: Week 7 04:01

    Sunday Double Check: Week 7

    Oct 20
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen talk about two key plays including a big sack by Mario Williams and a new rule that may have handed the Jets a win over the Patriots.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Bills-Dolphins Recap 02:46

    Sunday Blitz: Bills-Dolphins Recap

    Oct 20
    Prim Siripipat and Tom Waddle break down the Bills' Week 7 win over the Dolphins.
  • Video - Bills postgame press conference 06:58

    Bills postgame press conference

    Oct 20
    Bills react following game with Dolphins
  • Video - Bills Edge Dolphins With Late Field Goal 00:41

    Bills Edge Dolphins With Late Field Goal

    Oct 20
    Mario Williams forced a fumble when he sacked Ryan Tannehill with less than three minutes left, setting up Dan Carpenter's game-winning field goal in the Bills' 23-21 victory over the Dolphins.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Jets prove lucky and good in win over Patriots; more Week 7 Sna…

    Oct 20
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from an entertaining Week 7 while awaiting the spectacle of P. Manning's big homecoming in Colts-land. ...
  • Kansas City Chiefs riding proven formula to championship contention

    Oct 20
    Go ahead and snicker at the way the Chiefs win games. People did the same to the 2000 Ravens ... until they won the Super Bowl.
  • Clayton's Last Call: Defenses get offensive

    Oct 20
    The rash of pick-sixes continued, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Bengals' arrival, Gronk's return and more.