Miami 30, N.Y. Jets 9

Sunday, October 28, 2012 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, October 28, 2012
WHERE: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
TEMPERATURE: 60°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Walt Anderson
ATTENDANCE: 79088

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Miami 10 10 7 3 30
N.Y. Jets 0 0 3 6 9

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 4-3 2-1 2-2 W3
N.Y. Jets 3-5 2-3 1-2 L2

Recap


Dolphins 30, Jets 9: Backup quarterback Matt Moore threw a touchdown pass and visiting Miami received stellar play from its special teams in winning its third straight game.

Moore replaced an injured Ryan Tannehill early in the first quarter and completed 11 of 19 passes for 131 yards, including a 4-yard scoring pass to tight end Anthony Fasano to give the Dolphins (4-3) a 27-3 lead with just over 8 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter.

Olivier Vernon recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for Miami's first touchdown and blocked a field goal in the waning seconds of the first half as the Dolphins bolted to a 20-0 halftime lead and avenged an overtime loss to New York (3-5) last month.

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez had a dismal day, finishing 28-for-54 for 283 yards with one TD and one interception while getting sacked four times. He also lost  fumble that led to Daniel Thomas' 3-yard run and a 17-0 lead in the first minute of the second quarter.

Dan Carpenter, who missed two field goals in last month's defeat, including a game-winner in OT, converted all three attempts as the Dolphins handed the Jets their second straight defeat and fourth loss in five games.

New York didn't get into the end zone until Sanchez connected with Chaz Schilens on a 5-yard scoring pass with 7:20 to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Tannehill was hurt early in the opening quarter, suffering an injury to his left quadriceps and knee on a sack by Calvin Pace. ... Jets running back Joe McKnight exited the game in the first quarter after aggravating a high ankle sprain on a kick return. ... New York, which had more penalty yards (30) than rushing yards (18) at halftime, has lost four of its last five meetings at home against the Dolphins.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Miami   N.Y. Jets
Reggie Bush Player Shonn Greene
14 Attempts 15
59 Yards 77
4.2 Avg Yards 5.1
0 Touchdowns 0
19 Long 36
Receiving
Miami   N.Y. Jets
Brian Hartline Player Clyde Gates
4 Receptions 7
41 Yards 82
10.2 Avg Yards 11.7
0 Touchdowns 0
17 Long 20

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Miami 236 97 139 3 3 1 4.0 1
N.Y. Jets 363 105 258 1 1 0 2.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • N.Y. Jets will play their next game on the road against Seattle. The Jets have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Indianapolis. The Dolphins have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .571 after a loss.