What it means: Rex Ryan and the Bills got down to business all week after getting humbled by Tom Brady and the Patriots. On Sunday, it paid off. Tyrod Taylor bounced back (and then some), the defense returned to its attacking, physical ways and Buffalo did a little humbling of its own. This one was never in question with the Bills dominating in every facet of the game.
Player of the Game: Taylor was nearly perfect in his first road game. After struggling to step up into the pocket deliver downfield for a stretch against New England, he was sharp, decisive and mobile in Miami. Greg Roman got his quarterback on the move early and he found a rhythm. Whether it was in or out of the pocket, Taylor was accurate in completing 21 of 29 passes for 277 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. He's got the arm to go deep, too. Taylor hit Chris Hogan in stride for a 38-yard dagger late.
Play of the Game: This game, Rex Ryan timed up blitzes. Safety Bacarri Rambo shot through the line like a cannon from 10 yards deep, untouched, to drill Ryan Tannehill in the first half. And the quarterback’s feeble pass to the flat was picked off by inside linebacker Preston Brown at the line of scrimmage. Brown took it 44 yards to the end zone, lifted a “Shhh…” finger to his lips and, just like that, the Bills were ahead 24-0.
Injuries don't slow Buffalo down: Both Sammy Watkins (calf) and John Miller (groin) left Sunday's game with injuries, but neither affected Buffalo. Percy Harvin (seven catches for 66 yards) excelled as an outside receiver, dominating cornerback Brice McCain for several third-down receptions. Kraig Urbik stepped in for Miller without a hitch. Miami's $114 million dollar investment, Ndamukong Suh, was invisible in this one.
Karlos Williams running toward a role: As LeSean McCoy mostly went nowhere (1.5 yards per carry), the powerful rookie from Florida State 110 yards on 12 attempts with a late score. It's getting harder and harder for the coaching staff to keep him on the sideline. Williams is the first rookie running back to score a touchdown in his first three games since Robert Edwards in 1998.
Stat of the Game: Three. The Bills used three first-half interceptions to blur this one into a blowout with Brown's two picks and Ronald Darby's interception that helped Buffalo tack on a field goal. A good sign for a defense embarrassed last week by Tom Brady.
Coming up: The New York Giants at home. After giving away two games late, the Giants smacked the Washington Redskins, 32-21, on Thursday Night Football this week. Through three games, Eli Manning hasn't thrown an interception with a 97.9 rating.