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Reggie Bush scores 3 TDs, Dolphins come up with 3 takeaways to beat hapless Bills 24-10

  • Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush (22) spikes the ball after a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)The Associated Press

  • Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Miami . (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)The Associated Press

  • Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, bottom, is tackled by Buffalo Bills linebacker Bryan Scott (43) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)The Associated Press

  • Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) congratulates running back Reggie Bush (22) after Bush scored a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)The Associated Press

  • Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey, left, speaks to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)The Associated Press

Reggie Bush caught two touchdown passes and scored on a short run Sunday to help the Miami Dolphins beat the Bills 24-10.

Six minutes after they won, the Dolphins (7-8) were eliminated from playoff contention when Cincinnati beat Pittsburgh.

The Bills (5-10) came into the game assured of missing the playoffs for the 13th consecutive year.

While Bush led an efficient offense, safety Reshad Jones recovered two fumbles and made an interception at the Miami 1 with 71 seconds left to seal the victory.

The Dolphins stymied Buffalo's offense playing with a patchwork secondary that included starting cornerback Dimitri Patterson, acquired Tuesday after being waived by Cleveland.

Bush's first TD catches of the season covered 17 and 12 yards.

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