Originally written on NBC Washington  |  Last updated 10/30/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 18: Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the Buffalo Bills stands on the sidelines during the game against the New York Jets on October 18, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Bills defeated the Jets 16-13 in overtime. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
The Buffalo Bills' Ryan Fitzpatrick made his expensive new contract pay off, hitting tight end Scott Chandler for two touchdowns, and the Bills' defense had nine sacks and two interceptions to batter the Skins 23-0. Coming out of their bye week, the Bills (5-2) matched their best start since 2008, improved to 4-0 at "home" in their adopted city of Toronto, and won a regular-season game there for the first time in four trips since the cross-border series was established in 2008. Running back Fred Jackson continued to pile up yards, finishing with 120 yards rushing, and 74 receiving. With 1,074 yards from scrimmage, he became only the fourth Bills player to surpass 1,000 yards seven games into a season, and first since Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas in 1991. Fitzpatrick, who signed a six-year, $59 million contract on Friday, shook off a pair of turnovers—and a big hit from linebacker London Fletcher -- to finish 21 of 27 for 262 yards and two touchdowns. Rookie first-round pick...
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