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Postgame Notes

Posted Oct 28, 2012

Get all the important notes and records from Miami's win at the Jets.

• TE Anthony Fasano, WR Anthony Fasano and DT Randy Starks served as today’s game captains.

• After Miami’s 30-9 victory, the the Jets lead the all-time regular season series by a 49-45-1 margin. Miami is 1-0 versus the Jets in postseason play. With the Jets victory, Miami dropped to 0-5-1 in overtime games between the two teams.

• Miami is now 4-3 on the season. The last time the Dolphins were over .500 was a 7-6 record on December 12, 2010.

Matt Moore saw his first action of the 2012 season completing 11-of-19 passes with one touchdown and no interceptions. Moore’s 96.6 passer rating is tied for the eighth-highest rating in a game in his career.

Ryan Tannehill did not throw an interception during the month of October. He is the first rookie quarterback in franchise history to record zero interceptions in any single month with a minimum of three games.

• Ryan Tannehill has a 66.7 completion percentage in October. His 66.7 completion percentage is the fourth highest in the month of October in franchise history.

• Ryan Tannehill has a 98.3 quarterback rating in October. His 98.3 rating is the eighth highest in the month of October in franchise history.

• With 28 receiving yards at the New York Jets Davone Bess has 3,085 receiving yards. Bess passed Howard Twilley and is now in 12th place in team history.

Daniel Thomas scored his third rushing touchdown of the season and of his career. The second year running back from Kansas State has scored in each of the last two games (at NY Jets 10/28/12 and at Cincinnati 10/7/12) in which he has played.

Jabar Gaffney recorded his first catch of his Dolphins career, a 30-yard reception in the third quarter at the New York Jets.
v • Anthony Fasano recorded his third touchdown of the season on a four-yard pass from Matt Moore in the third quarter at the New York Jets. Fasano now has 22 touchdown receptions on his career, including 21 with Miami. The 21 receiving touchdowns are the third most in team history for a Dolphins tight end.

• With his sack at the New York Jets, Cameron Wake has 35.5 sacks. Wake moved past Manny Fernandez for 10th place in team history.

• With one sack at the New York Jets, Cameron Wake now has 35.5 sacks in his career, the most ever by a Dolphins player in their first four seasons with the team.

• Cameron Wake recorded a sack in his fourth consecutive game at the New York Jets. This is the second time that he’s accomplished this feat in his career:

Jimmy Wilson recorded the first sack of his career in the first quarter at the New York Jets.

• Jimmy Wilson blocked his second career punt during the first quarter of the Dolphins game against the Jets. The second year pro from Montana recorded his first block on December 11, 2011 against Philadelphia when he blocked a Chas Henry punt.

• Miami blocked their first punt of the 2012 season when Jimmy Wilson blocked a first quarter Robert Malone punt. The team last blocked a punt on December 11, 2011 against the Philadelphia Eagles. The blocked punt was recovered by rookie Olivier Vernon in the endzone for a touchdown, it was the first touchdown scored off a blocked punt since Lex Hilliard recovered punt that was blocked by Chris Clemons against the Buffalo Bills on November 20, 2011. Today’s blocked punt returned for a touchdown was the sixth in Dolphins history.

Paul Soliai recorded his second career fumble recovery in the first quarter. Soliai recovered his first fumble on January 2, 2011 in the season finale of the 2010 season at New England.

• Chris Clemons recorded his second interception of the season (both against the Jets), when he caught a Mark Sanchez in the third quarter at New York.

• Rookie Olivier Vernon recorded his first career touchdown when he recovered a blocked punt by Jimmy Wilson in the end zone. The touchdown was the fourth by a Dolphins defensive rookie in five seasons. Koa Misi recorded his first career touchdown when he recovered a forced fumble by Cameron Wake in the end zone at Minnesota on September 19, 2010. Then rookie Vontae Davis returned an interception 23-yards for a score against Trent Edwards and the Buffalo Bills on October 4, 2009. In 2008, then rookie Phillip Merling returned picked off a Brett Favre pass and returned it 25 yards for a touchdown at the New York Jets on December 28, 2008. The last defensive touchdown for Miami on a fumble recovery was November 1, 2009, when Jason Taylor returned a touchdown for 48-yards at the New York Jets.

• Miami’s defense did not allow a rusher to go over 100 yards for the 21st consecutive game. Miami’s longest streak without allowing a 100-yard rusher is 38 consecutive games: 12/20/70 – 11/11/73.

• Miami allowed an opponent to rush for over 100 yards for only the second this season at the New York Jets.

• Miami allowed zero points in the first half for the first time since December 24, 2011 vs. New England. Additionally, it is the eighth time the team has shut out a team in the first half since 2000.

• Miami Dolphins Injuries Reported in Press Box
Karlos Dansby, Elbow, Questionable (2nd quarter)
Tony McDaniel, Knee, Questionable (2nd quarter)
Ryan Tannehill, Left Quad/Left Knee, Questionable (1st Quarter)

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