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Buffalo (4-6) jumped out to a 19-7 halftime lead, thanks to four field goals from Rian Lindell and Leodis McKelvin's 79-yard, first-quarter punt return for a score.
Miami (4-6) attempted to rally behind a 2-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Tannehill to Devone Bess with 8:42 to play, but the Dolphins did not get any closer. Tannehill finished with 141 passing yards, a touchdown and two interceptions.
Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, N.Y.
Miami (4-5) rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill has just five touchdown passes on the year. The Bills' defense allows an NFC-high 31.7 points per game and an AFC-high 410 yards per contest. Averaging 143.1 yards per game on the ground, Buffalo (3-6) has the league's sixth-best running game. The Dolphins' run defense must improve on the 177 rushing yards it allowed to the Titans last week.
Lawrence Timmons' interception in overtime set up Shaun Suisham's game-winning 23-yard field goal, and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 16-13, at rain-soaked Heinz Field on Monday night.
Matt Schaub threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Arian Foster, and the Houston Texans beat the Chicago Bears, 13-6, in driving rain in Chicago on Sunday night. Foster ran for 102 yards on 29 carries for Houston (8-1), but his touchdown reception in the second quarter was the difference in the game. Schaub finished with just 95 yards passing and two interceptions.
Rookie quarterback Andrew Luck ran for two touchdowns, and the Indianapolis Colts dominated the Jacksonville Jaguars, 27-10, in Jacksonville on Thursday night. Indianapolis (6-3) never trailed, jumping out to a 17-3 halftime lead on an Adam Vinatieri field goal and Luck's two scores. Darius Butler's 11-yard interception return for a touchdown with 10:50 to play in the third quarter all but secured the Colts' victory.
Barclays Center, Brooklyn; 8:30 p.m. (ET) on ESPN
Returning national champion Kentucky opens the 2012-13 college basketball season against Maryland at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Even though head coach John Calipari lost his entire starting lineup to the NBA, the Wildcats have Willie Cauley-Stein, Nerlens Noel and other blue-chip players who figure to present quite a challenge for the Terrapins.
Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes and Patrick Robinson scored on a 99-yard interception return, as the New Orleans Saints beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 28-13, in the Superdome on Monday night. New Orleans (3-5) sacked Michael Vick seven times and sent Philadelphia (3-5) to its fourth straight loss. The Saints jumped out to a 21-3 halftime lead thanks to Robinson's first quarter interception return and Brees' precision passing.
Isaac Redman rushed for 147 yards and the eventual game-winning touchdown, and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants, 24-20, in East Rutherford, N.J. on Sunday. Trailing 20-10 entering the fourth quarter, Pittsburgh (5-3) found the end zone twice to complete the rally past New York (6-3).
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