The only difference this time is it happened on the road. The Bills were simply too fast for the Dolphins on both sides of the ball, roasting the visiting team 33-17 to put Miami’s playoff hopes on life support.
On the Dolphins’ first play from scrimmage, he snapped the ball over Tannehill’s head and through the back of the end zone for a safety.
The Bills had little problem with anything offensively on their ensuing drive.
The Dolphins finally got their offensive act together in the second quarter, traveling 85 yards to the end zone on nine plays, the last of which a powerful 1-yard touchdown run by Lamar Miller.
A 43-yard field goal by Dan Carpenter late put the Bills up 5, and then a Karlos Williams 11-yard touchdown run put them up double figures.
Dolphins interim coach Dan Campbell’s inexperience emerged.
The Dolphins had the ball with a chance to take the lead when the Bills finally picked on fill-in Jason Fox.
The Dolphins forced a Tyrod Taylor incompletion on a third-down play in which the Bills held.
The Bills later put the game away when Williams raced 38 yards for a back-breaking touchdown.