New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins: Live Score, Video and Analysis
At first it seemed like the Jets were going to win as they took a 10-3 lead and were threatening to score again.
Things then took a turn for the worse for the Jets as the first half came to a close when Mark Sanchez blew an opportunity to extend the Jets lead by an additional three points and was picked off by Randy Starks.
The Dolphins took advantage of Sanchez's error and closed the half with a field goal and came out in the second half looking to add on points and send the Jets packing early.
That is exactly what the Dolphins did as Mark Sanchez continued to turn the ball over with his inconsistent and inaccurate passes, which lead to more Miami points.
In the second half, the Dolphins scored 13 unanswered points leaving Mark Sanchez scratching his head and head coach Rex Ryan furious.
The Jets were able to score a touchdown with 1:15 left but it was too little too late as they were already down by two possessions and failed to get the onside kick.
Both teams will be watching the post season from the comfort of their own homes as they try and prepare for the 2012-13 season.
The Jets finish 8-8 and the Dolphins finish 6-10.
Missed Mark Sanchez's four interceptions in today's game?
Here's the final one, which he tossed to Dolphins LB Marvin Mitchell.
Brandon Marshall recovers the onside kick and that is it for the 2011 season for the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins.
Patrick Turner scores a touchdown with 1:15 left in the game, giving the Jets life. They still need to get an onside kick, which is improbable.
Meanwhile the Titans have a seven point lead, so no matter what, the Jets will be done after today.
And Dan Carpenter knocks through a 44-yard field goal that makes it a two possession game, putting an end to an abysmal season for both teams.
And Mark Sanchez is intercepted inside the Miami 10-yard line by Marvin Mitchell who returns it into New York territory, and this game is over.
After a roughing the passer penalty on third and long, the Jets still have life.
On 1st and 10, Jets OC Brian Schottenheimer goes with a trick play with an end around to Jeremy Kerley that gets the Jets into the red zone.
Following the interception, the Jets hold the Dolphins to a field goal as they extend their lead to 6-points. This will be a very crucial drive for Mark Sanchez moving forward...
Updated Score: New York Jets: 10 - Miami Dolphins: 16
Out of town update: Tennessee Titans: 16 - Houston Texans (ball): 16
Mark Sanchez throws another interception to Randy Starks who managed to take it off of the back of a Jets offensive lineman.
Sanchez should've let Jason Taylor sack him, rather than trying to force another pass. If the Dolphins score a touchdown, it may put an end to the Jets season.
After 21 plays, the Dolphins score a touchdown on a pass to Charles Clay. The Dolphins take their second lead of the game.
Updated Score: New York Jets: 10 - Miami Dolphins: 13
The Dolphins have moved inside the five yard line on a big pass to Davone Bess and are now right outside the end zone and threatening to take the lead.
The Dolphins come up with another big first down as they have been putting together a very nice drive highlighted by great catches by receivers Davone Bess and Brandon Marshall.
With Marshall's most recent first down catch putting the Dolphins right near the red zone, we have reached the end of the third quarter.
For you Jets fans out there, here is an update on the Texans - Titans game, the Titans lead 16-13 and Houston has the ball on their own 18-yard line.
The Dolphins convert yet another first down and have made their way into Jets territory as they have a 1st and 10 on the Jets 45-yard line but are brought back to midfield by a false start penalty on Brandon Marshall.
Josh Mauga has entered the game for David Harris.
Dolphins try to run on first down and second string linebacker Mauga made the tackle.
Richie Incognito is down following the play. Meanwhile, the announcers make a terrible joke as Incognito was down on another knee saying, "It was hard to see who that was since he's Incognito."
The Dolphins convert another first down as they continue to move the ball.
Following the catch to Anthony Fasano, David Harris is down with a leg injury. More info on Harris when the game returns.
Matt Moore completes a pass to Anthony Fasano for a gain of 4 yards bringing up a long 3rd and nine, which the Dolphins convert on a pass to Davone Bess.
Dolphins try to start the drive with a run to Steve Slaton who had a great run in the first half, but is stopped three yards in the backfield.
After a personal foul on Matthew Mulligan that essentially stalls the Jets drive turning a 1st and 10 into a 1st and 25; Brian Schottenheimer calls very conservative plays and the Jets punt the ball inside the Dolphins 10-yard line.
LaDainian Tomlinson has passed Jerome Bettis as the 5th all time rushing leader with his run on 2nd and 5.
Matt Moore hit Brandon Marshall, but the pass barely got the Dolphins past the line of scrimmage and they will punt away to the Jets again.
After almost being wrapped up near his own 10-yard line, Jeremy Kerley was able to pick up an additional 10 yards and get the Jets decent field position as they get ready to start their next drive.
After a 1-yard gain by Steve Slaton on first down, the Dolphins go back to running with Daniel Thomas who managed to gain 3-yards. 3rd and 6 coming up.
And we're back. With the second half underway, the Dolphins will start their next drive on their own 23-yard line.
And with a few seconds left on the clock, Dan Carpenter hits a 58-yard field goal with room to spare to bring the Jets lead back down to four points.
Updated Score: New York Jets: 10 - Miami Dolphins: 6
Keep in mind that the Dolphins start the second half with the ball, that field goal may have built some momentum as they go into the locker room.
And with 9 seconds left, Mark Sanchez tried to hit LaDainian Tomlinson underneath, but Randy Starks comes up with the interception instead.
The Jets could not move the ball so they punted to Miami. The Dolphins tried to go deep on the Jets several times and with 30 seconds left, Brodney Pool came up with an interception on the Jets 45-yard line. The Jets will try to score before the half is over.
Dolphins go 3 and out and will punt the ball away with 2:30 left in the first half. Jeremy Kerley was able to return the ball to the Jets 30-yard line, expect the Jets to try and score before the half is over using thier two minute drill.
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