Bills 31, Eagles 24: Buffalo Survives Late Philadelphia Rally

The Buffalo Bills intercepted Michael Vick four times - one of them returned by linebacker Nick Barnett for a touchdown - and Fred Jackson accrued 196 yards from scrimmage in defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 31-24 on Sunday.

The Bills looked to dominate the Eagles physically from the start, getting Jackson involved early and often. He set a season high with 26 rushes, and also led the Bills with six receptions for 85 yards. Combined, the rest of Jackson's skill position teammates accrued 140 yards rushing and receiving; Jackson was the lifeblood of Buffalo's offense more than ever in this one.

Defensively, defensive coordinator George Edwards ordered up several different packages and pressure fronts that kept Vick confused and, more importantly, kept the turnovers coming. The Bills have now recorded four interceptions apiece on Tom Brady and Vick this season, and forced five overall on the day. The Eagles were still able to mount a fourth-quarter rally behind 489 total offensive yards and a 10-point surge in the final stanza, but a defensive offsides late in the final quarter allowed Buffalo to put the game on ice.

Buffalo is now 4-1 on the season. They'll travel to take on the 3-2 New York Giants next week - themselves coming off of an ugly home loss to Seattle today - before embarking on their bye week.

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