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Bills Today: Micah Hyde’s touchdown was the first of its kind in the NFL since 2010

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1. Micah Hyde’s touchdown was the first of its kind in the NFL since 2010

Micah Hyde saw an open path to the end zone and he took it. Miami was forced to attempt an onside kick down three with 1:54 left and zero timeouts. Hyde leaped into the air did a full 360 degree turn and then went untouched to seal the Bills victory. Of course, he could have sealed the win by just going down.

“Literally as I’m running, you can watch the film I kind of peaked to the sideline like oh man I don’t know if I should score,” Hyde said. “It’s a crazy league and I got to get down even there was limited time left.”

Hyde said his baseball background didn’t contribute to going after the ball like he was charging a ground ball.

“Watching the film we understand they do the high ball to the left. I’m the left catcher so I stay up front that they’re going to block. I’ve had some big games where the onside kick didn’t go out way. So I have it in my head to go ahead and get it. If I get hit then I just have to hold on but I got to try and grab it.”

Hyde earned major props from his teammates for being able to be so aware that he could take the ball into the end zone. It was the first onside kick returned for a touchdown in the NFL since Tyjuan Halger for Indianapolis vs. Jacksonville in 2010.

“We're fortunate to have him,” Tre’Davious White said. “He’s actually one of the best players and the best safety in the league. We probably have the best safety tandem and they make things like this thing happen. And to have the instincts that keep running you know that was a big play.”

2. Cole Beasley wants Buffalo to put together complete offensive game

Cole Beasley couldn’t have picked a better time for his first touchdown as a Buffalo Bill. With 6:36 left in the third, Josh Allen found Beasley on an outside route to the front of the end zone from three yards out. Buffalo would jump ahead 24-14 and put the game out of reach. It was the Bills’ second touchdown of the fourth quarter.

“It’s a good thing to have but you know it’s not something you want to lean on all the time,” Beasley said. “We’re trying to get better and put full games together and we’ve yet to do that.”

Beasley caught three passes for 16 yards while being targeted six times. John Brown led the team with 83 yards on five catches and a touchdown.

“I mean it's always good to win, don't get me wrong,” Beasley said. “I know I'm sounding pretty negative right now. But, you know, this is the competitive nature. As an offensive guy and you'd love to see it as a receiver, you'd love to score 40 every game and you know it's not gonna happen. It's hard, it has its highs and lows in this game and there were too many lows today, but we'll get better.”

3. Cowher: McDermott is one of best coaches in NFL

During the NFL on CBS postgame show, NFL analyst Bill Cowher praised head coach Sean McDermott and the 5-1 Buffalo Bills.

“[Sean McDermott] is one of the best head coaches in the NFL...That (Buffalo) is going to be a hard place to play in late-December,” Cowher said.

Buffalo is 5-1 for the first time since 2008. In Sean McDermott’s tenure Buffalo is 3-0 at home against the Dolphins and 3-0 coming off the bye.

The Bills extended their streak of games of 300-plus yards of offense to seven games the longest streak for a Bills team since 2011-12. By allowing just 21 points on Sunday the defense has only allowed 91 points this season, the fewest by a Bills team since 1993.

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