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Blitz is back in Buffalo: Super Mario leading sack-happy Bills attack

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    FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2013, file photo, Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams (94) gestures at the line of scrimmage during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. Bills' defensive coordinator Mike Pettine's attacking philosophy is quickly paying dividends for a once-struggling unit. Williams is tied for second in the NFL with 10 sacks. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)The Associated Press

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    Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams, left, holds onto the Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill's foot during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Bills won 23-21. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)The Associated Press

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    Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill attempts to throw a pass into the end zone as he is tackled by Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams during the final seconds of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The pass was incomplete and the Bills defeated the Dolphins 23-21. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)The Associated Press

Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams welcomed his second AFC defensive player of the week honor much like he did his first one this season.

He shrugged Wednesday, calling it "just another day."

Williams has been anything but routine this season, in finally playing to the "Super Mario" expectations that came with the six-year $100 million contract he signed in March 2012.

His latest league distinction came after he had two sacks and a forced fumble that keyed a 23-21 win over Miami last weekend.

With 10 sacks through seven games, Williams is tied for second in the NFL and is one short of beating his total last year.

Next up for Williams and Buffalo (3-4) is traveling to play the Drew Brees-led New Orleans Saints (5-1) on Sunday.

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