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Third quarter analysis: Cutler throws two picks as Bills inch closer to big win

The Buffalo Bills intercepted Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler twice in the third quarter while stretching their lead to three possessions.

Cutler overthrew Kenny Stills on Miami's first possession of the second half and was intercepted by Jordan Poyer, who logged his third pick of the year. The Dolphins went for a fourth-and-8 in Bills' territory on their following possession, but Cutler was intercepted again by Shareece Wright, who returned the ball 46 yards.

The Bills couldn't find the end zone in the third quarter but added a field goal to push their lead to 18 points at 24-6. They had fourth and goal from the 1-yard line after Wright's interception and kept the offense on the field to go for it, but a false start penalty backed the team into a field goal. The penalty didn't hurt tremendously, though, as either score would've pushed the lead to three possessions.

Gaines injured: Bills starting cornerback E.J. Gaines suffered a right knee injury in the quarter and had to be carted to the locker room. He was announced as out for the game. His replacement, Wright, picked off Cutler two plays later.

McCoy moves up: LeSean McCoy passed former Dolphins star Ricky Williams (10,009) on the all-time rushing list and moved into 29th place. Up next are Ottis Anderson (10,273), Eddie George (10,441) and Tiki Barber (10,449).

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