The first quarter of the Dolphins-Bills game took only 22 minutes. With the 30-7 victory, Dolphins Coach Don Shula raised his Miami record to 200-96-2, becoming the fourth NFL coach to win 200 games with one team. The others: Tom Landry of Dallas, Curly Lambeau of Green Bay and George Halas of Chicago.
New England left outside linebacker Richard Tardits injured his left leg in the first quarter against Indianapolis, and right outside linebacker Andre Tippett pulled his right hamstring in the second quarter.
With Ed Reynolds already out with a knee injury, the Patriots are down to four healthy linebackers for their 3-4 alignment.
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When the Cowboys' Alexander Wright returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown against the Giants, it was the first score New York had allowed on a kickoff since Dec. 21, 1980, when Oakland's Jim Jensen went 33 yards after an onside kick. It was the first field-length return the Giants yielded since Dec. 11, 1977, at Philadelphia, when the Eagles' Wilbert Montgomery went 99 yards.
Raiders defensive end Howie Long fractured the middle toe on his right foot in Los Angeles' win over Seattle. Long could miss five to six weeks. . . . Eagles defensive tackle Mike Pitts could be sidelined for three weeks after sustaining a knee injury in the loss to Phoenix.