The Jets looked sluggish all day. They knocked out starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill early in the game, but after that there wasn’t much excitement on the Jets’ sideline.
The Dolphins’ blocked Robert Malone’s punt in the first quarter and recovered it in the end zone to go up 10-0. Miami was in control from that point on.
The Jets’ offense did absolutely nothing with their first six possessions. They netted a total of 27 yards and Mark Sanchez lost a fumble. Before the half they were finally able to sustain a solid drive by gaining 70 yards, but it ended when Nick Folk had his field goal attempt blocked.
New York got on the board at the beginning of the second half when Folk connected on a 38-yarder, but only scored once more the rest of the afternoon.
Matt Moore did a solid job moving the ball for the Dolphins. He completed about 58 percent of his passes, including a touchdown to Anthony Fasano. After all the talking before the game Reggie Bush came out and had a good showing. He carried the ball 14 times for 59 yards.
As the game progressed and the Jets struggled possession after possession the fans’ chants for Tim Tebow became louder. Sanchez finished the day with 283 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He was sacked four times and just looked uncomfortable the entire game.
New York has multiple weaknesses and they were exposed for everyone to see. Heading into their bye week they have a number of things to figure out and at 3-5 it’s now or never.
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Written by Matt Brody