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Final Verdict: Thaddeus Lewis strikes again!
Despite the fact that no Bills player gained more than 40 yards on the ground, the Buffalo Bills downed the Miami Dolphins 23-21, due in large part to a second straight solid game from quarterback Thaddeus Lewis.
The Dolphins, meanwhile, have now dropped three straight, and the hot start they got off to seems like a long time ago.
ESPN: Dolphins (12-1)
CBS Sports: Dolphins (7-1)
Fox Sports: Dolphins (5-0)
USA Today: Dolphins (7-0)
Bleacher Report: Dolphins (12-0)
Overall: Dolphins (43-2)
After winning their first three games, the Miami Dolphins dropped two in a row heading into their bye a week ago.
Now sitting 1.5 games back of the AFC East-leading New England Patriots, the Dolphins host the Buffalo Bills in Week 7 in an early "must win" if Miami is going to stay in the division race.
Thaddeus Lewis played well in his first start for the Bills last week, but the dinged-up signal-caller and the Bills are headed for their fifth loss of the season according to most of our pundits.
That includes a clean sweep here at Bleacher Report.
AFC East Lead Writer Erik Frenz expects a pretty close game, but Frenz thinks the injuries that have hit the Bills are just too much to overcome:
It's going to be a tough few weeks (or however long it ends up being) for the Bills without EJ Manuel. Not only do the Bills have to travel to Miami, but coming off a bye week, the Dolphins should be getting back to full health. If they can find a way to keep (Ryan) Tannehill relatively clean, they'll win.