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Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) is under pressure from Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Stefan Charles (96) and defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) in the first quarter at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. The Dolphins won, 22-9. (Jon Durr/Miami Herald/MCT)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Running back Bryce Brown #35 of the Buffalo Bills is brought down by outside linebacker Koa Misi #55 of the Miami Dolphins in the third quarter in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Wide receiver Brian Hartline #82 of the Miami Dolphins picks up yardage as defensive end Jerry Hughes #55 of the Buffalo Bills pursues in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Wide receiver Sammy Watkins #14 of the Buffalo Bills catches a third quarter pass as cornerback Brent Grimes #21 of the Miami Dolphins defends in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
The Miami Dolphins' Mike Pouncey (51) and Charles Clay (42) celebrate a Dolphins touchdown in the third quarter against the Buffalo Bills at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (Jim Rassol/Sun Sentinel/MCT)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Wide receiver Sammy Watkins #14 of the Buffalo Bills tries to elude cornerback Sammy Watkins #22 of the Miami Dolphins in the third quarter in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
Miami Dolphins receiver Brian Hartline (82) picks up a big gain in the third quarter against the Buffalo Bills at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (Jim Rassol/Sun Sentinel/MCT)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Wide receiver Chris Hogan #15 of the Buffalo Bills leaps turnover evade cornerback Brent Grimes #21 of the Miami Dolphins in the second quarter of a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
The Miami Dolphins' Damien Williams picks up yardage against the Buffalo Bills at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (Jim Rassol/Sun Sentinel/MCT)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Kyle Orton #18 of the Buffalo Bills passes in the third quarter as defensive end Charles Clay #91 and defensive tackle Jared Odrick #98 of the Miami Dolphins defend in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Tight end Charles Clay #42 of the Miami Dolphins is upended by defensive back Charles Clay #37 of the Buffalo Bills in the third quarter in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins scrambles for yardage as he is pursued by defensive tackle Kyle Williams #95 of the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins throws against the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: The Buffalo Bills, left, line up in the third quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins is brought down by defensive end Mario Williams #94 of the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Kyle Orton #18 of the Buffalo Bills throws in the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins scrambles for yardage as he is pursued by defensive tackle Kyle Williams #95 of the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Kyle Orton #18 of the Buffalo Bills throws in the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Head coach Joe Philbin of the Miami Dolphins argues a call in the second quarter of play against the Buffalo Bills in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
U.S. military members are honored before the Miami Dolphins play host to the Buffalo Bills at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel/MCT)
Miami Dolphins fans cheer next to Buffalo Bills fans after the Dolphins gained a first down during the first half at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel/MCT)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Cornerback Brent Grimes #21 of the Miami Dolphins runs onto the field before his team met the Buffalo Bills in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- When Miami Dolphins rookie receiver Jarvis Landry dived into the end zone for a fourth-quarter touchdown, he was just getting started. A replay review upheld the score, and Landry then sprinted up and down the sideline in a celebration of redemption.

Landry bounced back from a potentially disastrous fumble, and the Dolphins ended a streak of three consecutive losses to Buffalo, overcoming a third-quarter deficit to win 22-9.

Ryan Tannehill shook off five sacks to throw late touchdown passes of 7 yards to Brandon Gibson and 8 yards to Landry. Tannehill went 26 for 34 for 240 yards, and Lamar Miller rushed for 86 yards.

Miami trailed 9-3 before outscoring Buffalo 19-0 over the final 18 minutes. The Dolphins improved to 6-4, their best record after 10 games since 2008.

The Bills, trying to end a 14-year playoff drought, fell to 5-5 with their second loss in a row.

Stymied by Buffalo's front four in recent meetings, the Dolphins had scored one touchdown in 33 possessions against the Bills before late TD drives of 80 and 63 yards. Otherwise a stout defense did the heavy lifting for Miami, which scored a safety on a penalty.

The Bills, ranked last in the NFL in red-zone touchdown efficiency, mounted grinding drives of 67 and 85 yards on their first two possessions. But Miami held them to a field goal each time, and those were their best TD chances.

The Bills have reached the end zone once in their past nine red-zone trips.

With the Dolphins leading 12-9, Landry lost a fumble on a kick return, but their defense again dug in, and former Miami kicker Dan Carpenter missed a 47-yard field goal try. He made earlier attempts of 33, 21 and 46 yards.

The Dolphins, also ranked poorly in red-zone efficiency, missed chances early themselves. They came away with three points from trips inside the 20 on their first two possessions, and didn't reach the end zone until 42 minutes into the game.

Miami led 10-9 before scoring a safety when Kyle Orton was flagged for intentional grounding from the end zone. Under pressure from Olivier Vernon, Orton threw a pass that landed closer to the Bills sideline than to any player.

The Bills padded their NFL-leading sack total while working against Miami's makeshift line, reshuffled after left tackle Branden Albert's season-ending knee injury last week. But Tannehill kept getting back up, and he finished with a passer rating of 114.8.

Orton's rating was 69.7. He went 22 for 39 for 193 yards, and the Bills - missing their top two running backs - netted only 54 yards on the ground.
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