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Bills get the win, make the playoffs

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Buffalo Bills defeated the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The Bills won 22-16 over the Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

The Bills ended their season with a 9-7 record. The Dolphins sputtered this season, as they ended their campaign with a 6-10 record.

Buffalo Bills right end Nick O'Leary after scoring a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday (Getty Images)

Buffalo Bills right end Nick O’Leary after scoring a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday (Getty Images)

The win was significant, as it kept their playoff hopes alive. Then, after the Baltimore Ravens lost late to the Cincinnati Bengals, the Bills secured their first playoff appearance in 19-years under first-year head coach Sean McDermott and first-year general manager Brandon Beane.

This will be their first playoff appearance since losing to the Tennessee Oilers in the Music City Miracle. The Titans defeated the Bills, 22-16, on January 8th, 2000 in the AFC Wild Card game.

The Bills will face to Jacksonville, Florida, as they take on the Jaguars on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 1 pm on CBS.

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor went 19 of 27 for 204 passing yards. He also had a touchdown.

Marcus Murphy had seven carries for 41 yards. Mike Tolbert had seven carries for 39 yards. Taylor had six carries for 35 yards. LeSean McCoy had 11 carries for 10 yards — but left the game with an injury.

Charles Clay had six receptions for 64 yards. Kelvin Benjamin had two receptions for 27 yards. Nick O’Leary had a 26-yard touchdown reception. Zay Jones had two receptions for 25 yards.

Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams also had a one-yard rushing touchdown. The two-point conversion after his touchdown failed.

Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka also made three field goals.

The Bills had a 19-0 lead in this game, before Cody Parkey made his lone field goal, a 36-yarder.

Dolphins quarterback David Fales went 29 of 42 for 265 passing yards. He also had a touchdown and an interception. Jay Cutler, who may have played in his final NFL game, went 1 of 2 for six yards.

Kenyan Drake had 14 carries for 75 yards. Fales had four carries for eight yards and a touchdown. Senorise Perry had three carries for eight yards.

Jarvis Landry had nine receptions for 92 yards and a touchdown, but the two-point conversion after his touchdown failed. DeVante Parker had six receptions for 64 yards. Kenny Stills had three receptions for 34 yards. De’Veon Smith also had three receptions for 27 yards.

Dolphins kicker Parkey also made the aforementioned field goal.

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