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Bills' defense rattles Jets QB Smith, forcing 4 turnovers in 37-14 win

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    New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith (7) is sacked by Buffalo Bills free safety Jairus Byrd (31) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)The Associated Press

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    Buffalo Bills fullback Frank Summers (38) scores a touchdown against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)The Associated Press

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    Buffalo Bills wide receiver T.J. Graham (11) scores on a touchdown reception in front of New York Jets strong safety Dawan Landry (26) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)The Associated Press

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    Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Manny Lawson, right, celebrates a fumble recover with teammate Jim Leonhard during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)The Associated Press

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    New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith (7) and Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Kiko Alonso (50) scramble for a loose ball during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Smith recovered on the play. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)The Associated Press

Jairus Byrd had two interceptions in leading a Buffalo Bills defense that forced four turnovers in a 37-14 win over the New York Jets on Sunday.

Kyle Williams had two sacks and forced a fumble, and Da'Norris Searcy returned Geno Smith's third interception 32 yards for a touchdown. Buffalo (4-7) snapped a three-game skid and won for only the second time in seven games.

Buffalo's EJ Manuel won Round 2 of the AFC East showdown of rookie quarterbacks by finishing 20 of 28 for 245 yards passing and two scores.

Smith, a second-round pick out of West Virginia, struggled in blustery conditions, finishing 8 of 23 for 103 yards four turnovers — including a lost fumble — before being yanked in favor of Matt Simms after three quarters.

The Jets (5-5) became the NFL's first team to alternate wins and losses through the first 10 games of the season.

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