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Dolphins plunge at MetLife Stadium to the N.Y. Jets, 40-17

Thompson accomplished with 166 passing yards and an interception in his NFL debut. Tyreek Hill led all receivers with seven receptions for 47 yards.

With quarterback Tua Tagovailoa out due to injury, Teddy Bridgewater grew to change into the second Dolphin from Miami-Dade County to birth at quarterback on Sunday, however it absolutely was as soon as brief-lived. Cornerback Sauce Gardner hit the seven-year NFL frail within the cease zone on Miami’s first offensive play of the game, forcing him to trot a final-second trot that was as soon as known as intentional grounding and resulted in a security. Bridgewater left the game to be evaluated for a head injury and with an elbow injury however did now not return.

As Thompson acclimated himself to Miami’s offense, New York (3-2) capitalized on the Dolphins’ offensive woes. The Jets constructed up a 12-0 second quarter lead due to a 34-yard field purpose and a 79-yard trot to working abet Breece Hall that living up a one-yard touchdown urge by Michael Carter.

Nonetheless, as evident by their 21-pont comeback victory against Baltimore in Week 2, the Dolphins are no stranger to combating through adversity.

 

With a rookie quarterback, Miami changed into to its ground game. Mostert rushed for 77 yards within the first half, collectively with a 12-yard touchdown stride the place he changed into the corner on the edifying sideline to create it 12-7 within the second quarter.

When the Jets scored another touchdown, Thompson started to search out his footing. On the final drive of the half, the Dolphins marched 75 yards down the sphere in 2: 34 to realize.

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