NFL Capsule: Dolphins at Jets

NFL Capsule: Dolphins at Jets
October 25, 2012, 2:11 pm
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MIAMI (3-3) At NEW YORK JETS (3-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Jets by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Miami 3-3; New York 5-2

SERIES RECORD - Jets lead 49-45-1

AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 18; Jets No. 20

LAST MEETING - Jets beat Dolphins 23-20 in overtime, Sept. 23, 2012

LAST WEEK - Dolphins had bye; Jets lost to Patriots 29-26 OT





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Jets won last meeting on Nick Folk's 33-yard field goal in overtime - after Dolphins' Dan Carpenter missed attempts in fourth quarter and OT. ... Dolphins 12-10 in games following bye, but 0-3 against Jets in matchups after their week off. ... QB Ryan Tannehill leads all Dolphins rookie QBs in team history in completions (118), attempts (198), yards (1,454) and completion percentage (59.6) through first six games. Since throwing two INTs at Arizona on Sept. 30, Tannehill has none in two games since. He also has quarterback rating of at least 91.0 in each game during span. ... RB Reggie Bush averaging 4.8 yards per carry as member of Dolphins, which ties him with Tony Nathan for second on team's career list. ... WR Davone Bess needs 8 yards receiving to pass Howard Twilley (3,064) for 13th place on team's career list. Needs 37 yards on punt returns to pass Wes Welker (1,232) for second in team history. Jake Scott is first with 1,330. ... DE Cameron Wake has 6 1/2 sacks this season, giving him 34 1/2 - most ever by a Dolphins player in his first four seasons. ... Miami defense leads NFL with allowing opponents a third-down conversion rate of 25.8 percent. ... Dolphins have not allowed 100-yard rusher in 20 straight games, team's longest streak since also going 20 in row from 2002-03. ... Jets looking to sweep regular-season series for first time in Rex Ryan's three-plus seasons as coach. ... At halftime, New York retiring No. 90 jersey of former DE Dennis Byrd, who was briefly paralyzed from the waist down after a collision in a game in 1992. ... QB Mark Sanchez's 96.0 quarterback rating in last two weeks ranks him first in AFC in that category during that span. Sanchez coming off 328-yard passing effort, fourth-highest total of career. ... Backup QB Tim Tebow continues limited role, playing only 49 of team's offensive snaps. Is 2 of 3 passing for 32 yards and has rushed for 76 yards on 22 carries. ... Since WR Santonio Holmes was lost for season to foot injury, second-year WR Jeremy Kerl ey is fourth in AFC in yards receiving (238) and yards per catch (15.9). ... RB Shonn Greene leads NFL by going 7 for 7 so far on third-and-1 attempts. ... Antonio Cromartie, who has stepped in as team's No. 1 CB since Darrelle Revis was lost for season with knee injury, tied for AFC lead with three INTs and his 10 INTs since joining Jets in 2010 ties him for second among AFC CBs. His 25 INTs since 2007 ranks him second only to Baltimore's Ed Reed during that time span. ... Folk has made all 11 FG attempts this season, including a 54-yarder last week at New England.


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