Williams' forced fumble on a sack of quarterback Ryan Tannehill with fewer than three minutes remaining was the game-altering event that opened up the opportunity for former Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter to deliver the decisive score for the Bills.
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Mario Williams, Buffalo Bills
Williams' sack, forced fumble set up Bills' win: After blowing a 14-point lead to the Miami Dolphins, the Buffalo Bills managed to rally to kick the game-winning field goal with 33 seconds remaining to prevail, 23-21. Bills defensive end Mario Williams' forced fumble on a sack of quarterback Ryan Tannehill with fewer than three minutes remaining was the game-altering event that opened up the opportunity for former Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter to deliver the decisive score.
Roy Helu, Washington Redskins
Redskins complete comeback with Helu's third TD: Running back Roy Helu scored the winning touchdown with 45 seconds remaining to help the Washington Redskins survive a wild, back-and-forth thriller, ultimately prevailing 45-41 over the Chicago Bears. Helu's score -- his third of the game -- capped a 12-play, 80-yard drive orchestrated by quarterback Robert Griffin III, who completed five passes for 58 yards on the game-deciding drive.
Geno Smith, New York Jets
Smith rallies Jets for OT win against Patriots: With an assist from a newly instituted rule, the New York Jets collected a 30-27 overtime win over the New England Patriots when kicker Nick Folk got a second chance at the game-winning field goal. Jets quarterback Geno Smith continued his impressive rookie season, throwing for a touchdown and running for another in helping New York improve to 4-3 and vault into the thick of the AFC playoff race. Smith also became the first QB since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger with four game-winning drives in the fourth quarter or overtime in his first seven games.