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12 fast facts from the Bills win over the Dolphins

  1. The Bills are in sole possession of first place in the AFC East for the first time since Week 3 in 2011.
  1. Buffalo's C.J. SPILLER had a 102-yard kickoff-return touchdown and a 47-yard run as the Bills improved to 2-0 with a 29-10 win over Miami. He is the first player since 1973 to have a 100 yard kickoff-return touchdown and 45 yard run in the same game. Houston Oilers running back BOB GRESHAM had a 103-yard kickoff-return touchdown and a 52-yard run against the Cincinnati Bengals on September 23, 1973.
  1. Spiller is the first player in the NFL to return a kickoff for a touchdown in 2014.
  1. EJ Manuel posted a passer rating of 98.6 and became the first Bills QB to post a 90-plus passer rating in three consecutive starts since Drew Bledsoe in 2002 (weeks two through four). Manuel finished Sunday's game 16 of 26 for 202 yards and one touchdown.
  1. Sammy Watkins produced the only 100-yard receiving game by a rookie in the NFL in Week 2 ... it was the first by a Bills WR since Lee Evans on December 19, 2004 at Cincinnati.
  1. Watkins' 117 receiving yards were the most by a Bills rookie since Chris Burkett's 127-yard day on December 8, 1985 vs. NY Jets.
  1. P Colton Schmidt now leads the NFL with seven punts inside the 20 after placing three inside the 20 on Sunday vs. Miami.
  1. Preston Brown recorded a team-high 13 tackles and the total is the highest by an NFL rookie in Week 2.
  1. K Dan Carpenter's 17 points (five field goals; two extra points) were a career-high and the most by an NFL kicker in Week 2.
  1. The Bills defense did not allow a rush for more than 10 yards or a pass reception more than 20 yards for the first time since Big Plays were tracked in 1999.
  1. With yesterday's sack, Mario Williams now has 5.0 sacks of Ryan Tannehill. Tannehill is the second QB Williams has sacked at least five times, joining Peyton Manning (6.0).
  1. Boobie Dixon's first-quarter blocked punt was the first by the Bills since Coy Wire at Miami in September, 2006.
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