NFL Game Recap: Miami Dolphins vs New York Jets

18 December, 2023

In a one-sided display of dominance, the Miami Dolphins routed the New York Jets by a score of 30-0. The Dolphins demonstrated superior ball control, defensive skill, and offensive execution. Let’s break down the details and impact of this electrifying game:

Game Details

Date and Time: December 17, 2023, 1:00 PM EST

Location: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL

Final Score

Miami Dolphins: 30

New York Jets: 0

Quarterly Breakdown

Miami Dolphins

Quarter 1: 7

Quarter 2: 17

Quarter 3: 3

Quarter 4: 3

Total: 30

New York Jets

Quarter 1: 0

Quarter 2: 0

Quarter 3: 0

Quarter 4: 0

Total: 0

Game Highlights

Details of touchdowns, field goals, and other significant plays, such as:

  1. 7:37 of First Quarter: Raheem Mostert 2 Yd Run (Jason Sanders Kick) – Miami Dolphins, Score: 7 – 0
  2. 7:42 of Second Quarter: Jaylen Waddle 60 Yd pass from Tua Tagovailoa (Jason Sanders Kick) – Miami Dolphins, Score: 17 – 0
  3. 1:03 of Second Quarter: Raheem Mostert 1 Yd Run (Jason Sanders Kick) – Miami Dolphins, Score: 24 – 0
  4. 13:56 of Second Quarter: Jason Sanders 37 Yd Field Goal – Miami Dolphins, Score: 10 – 0
  5. 8:36 of Third Quarter: Jason Sanders 27 Yd Field Goal – Miami Dolphins, Score: 27 – 0
  6. 11:42 of Fourth Quarter: Jason Sanders 35 Yd Field Goal – Miami Dolphins, Score: 30 – 0

Team Performance

Miami Dolphins

The Dolphins had a fantastic game, displaying a remarkable passing performance with 213 yards. They controlled the game effectively, keeping the ball for 36:21. The Dolphins also had a solid defense that managed 2 interceptions and 6 sacks. A clean game was played with 0 turnovers and a total of just 9 penalties for 65 yards.

New York Jets

The Jets struggled on both sides of the ball. They failed to put any points on the board and recorded only 103 total yards. The passing game managed only 80 yards on the day, while their rushing attack was also held to a mere 23 yards. Turnovers were a significant issue, losing the ball 4 times (2 interceptions and 2 fumbles). The Jets also struggled in protection and allowing the Dolphins to register 6 sacks.

Injury Report

Both teams have injuries of significant players: Miami Dolphins had multiple players, including Robert Hunt and DeShon Elliott, sidelined this game. New York Jets also endured several player injuries, among them Carter Warren, who was questionable due to a hip injury. These injuries could create a significant impact in their upcoming games.

Division Standings

With this win, the Miami Dolphins solidified their first-place position in the AFC East. The New York Jets remain in third place in the AFC East Standings, behind the second-place Buffalo Bills.

Upcoming Games

Both teams will now turn their attention to Week 16’s matchups. The Dolphins look to continue their winning streak and further secure their top spot in the AFC East, while the Jets will aim to rebound from this defeat and improve their standings.


The game was a clear exhibition of the Dolphins’ dominance. Their commanding victory extends their lead in the AFC East and gives them a strong momentum boost for the upcoming fixtures. The Jets, on the other hand, will have to regroup and redouble their efforts for the critical matches ahead.

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