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Bacarri Rambo named Week 11 AFC Defensive Player of the Week

Bacarri Rambo forced three turnovers in the Bills' prime-time win over the Jets last week, and the league recognized that big performance today.

Buffalo Bills safety Bacarri Rambo was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his three-turnover performance in last Thursday's 22-17 road win over the New York Jets.

Rambo actually started his evening of fine work on special teams, when he forced a fumble by rookie wide receiver Devin Smith that Bills safety Duke Williams returned for a touchdown. In the third quarter of the win, Rambo stripped the ball out of the hands of running back Chris Ivory, then cradled it while falling to the turf for a forced fumble and a recovered fumble on the same play. That turnover set up a Bills field goal that extended the team's lead to 22-3.

Then, after a Jets fourth-quarter rally closed the gap to 22-17, Rambo intercepted quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on New York's final possession of the game, sealing the win for Buffalo. In all, Rambo's turnovers accounted for 10 points and clinched the win. That's a great evening of work for a guy that only played 17 snaps on defense.