Defense refuses to fold [5:59 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: '"I don't care," middle linebacker Zach Thomas said. "We got out of here with a win, and I'm going to stay positive."'
Bills’ special teams not so special [5:58 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: 'Good teams find ways to win. Bad teams find ways to lose.'
Injuries pile up, but line holds up [5:57 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: 'It was the patchwork offensive line that gave quarterback Jay Fiedler enough time to throw two touchdown passes to rookie Chris Chambers in the final 4:07 to fuel the come-from-behind victory.'
Fiedler and Co. make big statement [5:57 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: 'This was a great escape against a decidedly ungreat opponent, but the Dolphins and Jay Fiedler will take it.'
Sunday’s key play [5:56 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: '"They came up with some big plays in the end, and we didn't make the big plays to counter that." — coach Gregg Williams'.
Grading the Dolphins [5:55 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: 'Let's not kid ourselves: The Bills (1-9) are not a particularly good team.'
Gardener might go on injured reserve today [5:54 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: 'The Dolphins could place defensive tackle Daryl Gardener on injured reserve as early as today.'
Formula 4:07: Score 17 [5:53 AM]
Palm Beach Post reports: 'On Sunday, Fiedler directed his fourth fourth-quarter comeback of the season, taking the Dolphins from the depths of a devastating loss to the heights of an almost unimaginable 34-27 win against Buffalo at Ralph Wilson Stadium.'
Up and down day for 'D' [5:52 AM]
Palm Beach Post reports: '"We didn't play our best," Thomas said, "but we got the job done."'
Chambers wins notice worldwide [5:51 AM]
Palm Beach Post reports: 'His instincts in the fourth quarter caught up to his past few months of instruction, and it turned the game into a footrace that the Bills' secondary had no chance of winning.'
Dixon breaks leg, could be out for season [5:50 AM]
Palm Beach Post reports: 'With 46 seconds left in the first quarter, left guard Mark Dixon fractured his right fibula, forcing rookie free agent Troy Andrew into the lineup.'
It's never too late to give thanks [5:44 AM]
Boston Globe reports: 'Put a spin on this, coach: You may have gotten rid of the wrong kicker.'
Dolphins aren't dead yet [5:43 AM]
New York Post reports: 'But in those final 15 minutes, a mixture of clutch plays and key breaks helped Miami generate 24 fourth-quarter points and escape Ralph Wilson Stadium with a 34-27 victory to tie the idle Jets at 7-3 atop the AFC East.'
Dolphins 34, Bills 27 [6:25 PM]
AP reports: 'The Dolphins overcame a 27-17 deficit in the final eight minutes, helped in part when Patrick Surtain recovered Nate Clements' fumble on a kickoff return, setting up the winning score.'
Dolphins lose Dixon to broken right leg [6:24 PM]
AP reports: 'Dixon, who started 25 of Miami's last 26 games, was hurt late in the first quarter when the Buffalo Bills stuffed running back Lamar Smith for a 3-yard loss.'
Miami 34, Buffalo 27 [6:23 PM]
Sportsticker reports: 'The Dolphins (7-3) have won four straight over Buffalo (1-9) for the first time since they captured six in a row from 1984-86.'
Bills fishing for satisfaction against arch rivals [9:27 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'But they can give their fans something that never will go out of style in Western New York: a win over the Miami Dolphins.'
Beaching Miami would ease Bills' troubles [9:26 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The major subplot in the game is the tale of two quarterbacks.'
Catch him if you can [9:25 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"You wonder how long it will take before someone will say, "I didn't play with Larry Centers. I played for Larry Centers."'
It's time to think about Miami: Hurricanes, that is [9:23 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '...Bryant McKinnie...'.
Bills have chance as spoilers against Dolphins [5:45 AM]
D and C reports: 'The Buffalo Bills have about as much chance of making the NFL playoffs as Mick Jagger has of being remembered as a domestic family man.'
Q & A with Brandon Spoon [5:45 AM]
D and C reports: '''The only thing I remember about Bills-Dolphins games is Bryan Cox when he came out that one time (with his middle fingers raised). That was the funniest thing in the world when I was a kid. But I hadn't been to Buffalo until now so I'm experiencing this for the first time. We've had it expressed to us by the veterans how important this game is."'
Centers, Williams Bills' top hopes for Pro Bowl [5:45 AM]
D and C reports: 'Larry Centers -- Is there a more productive fullback in the NFL? He has 55 catches (including an NFL-most 19 on third down) for 410 yards, 23 carries for 82 yards and 2 TDs.'
Scouting report [5:45 AM]
D and C reports: 'It used to be that a bad team could make its season by beating the powerful Bills. Now, a win today could be a season-maker for the Bills.'
Fiedler loves the pressure [5:45 AM]
Miami Herald reports: 'In weeks ahead, Fiedler will try to avoid setting a team record for interceptions. He is on pace for 27, with at least one in all eight games since his flawless opener at Tennessee.'
Gardener surgery: 'Everything went very well' [5:44 AM]
Miami Herald reports: 'Gardener is expected to miss the remainder of the season, although the Dolphins still were holding out faint hope he might return if the team makes the playoffs.'
Bills' Van Pelt seeks first win since 1997 [5:44 AM]
Miami Herald reports: '"He believes in his arm," Miami safety Brock Marion said. "He's not going to try to put the ball where he can't put it. He's not going to beat you with his arm. He's making the right reads."'
Fiedler -- at 6-3 -- is good enough [5:44 AM]
Miami Herald reports: 'If the Dolphins had what they thought was a better alternative, they would use it, but what they have has been good enough for 6-3, and 6-3 ought to be good enough to be left alone.'
Desperate times call for a 'spark' [5:44 AM]
Miami Herald reports: 'But when Fiedler is struggling throughout a game and the Dolphins are losing badly and it's getting late and desperation has arrived, there is great cause then to seek a spark by giving the backup a shot. What have you got to lose?'
Dolphins fans don't hesitate to share feelings [5:44 AM]
Miami Herald reports: 'Dolphins fans from New York to California grumble about the team as if it were 0-6.'
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