NFL: New York Jets 27, Buffalo 20

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Geno Smith found Santonio Holmes with a 69-yard scoring pass Sunday, providing the difference in the New York Jets' 27-20 win over Buffalo.

The key score with 9:23 left in the game lifted the Jets (2-1) to a victory despite being whistled for 163 team penalty yards.


Smith fired two touchdowns in all and added a rushing score, completing 16-of-29 passes for 331 yards with a pair of interceptions.

Holmes ended with five catches for 154 yards, while Stephen Hill hauled down three passes for 108 yards and a long touchdown for New York.

The Bills' EJ Manuel was sacked eight times. The rookie completed just 19-of-42 passes for 243 yards and a touchdown.

Dan Carpenter kicked four field goals for Buffalo (1-2).

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