Gamethread: New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins 10.28.12

Rookie S Antonio Allen recovers a fumble on a kickoff return in the Jets’ loss against the Patriots last Sunday.

Who: New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins
When: 1:00 p.m. EDT
Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
Media: TV – CBS, DirecTV – 710, Radio – ESPN 98.7 FM, Sirius – 91, Sirius XM – XM 228 Internet AudioNFL Fieldpass.
Their Previous Meeting: The last time these two teams met, it was a struggle of a game as the Jets were reeling with miscues. The Clyde Gates tipped ball that turned into an interception, Sanchez’s interception in the red zone, Tebow getting stuffed in the red zone, the defense struggling with the loss of Darrelle Revis. It was certainly forgettable however, despite all of this, the Jets held a three point lead with three minutes left in the fourth quarter but, the defense, clearly missing the presence of Darrelle Revis, couldn’t stop the Dolphins from driving down the field and ended the sequence with Dan Carpenter hitting the game-tying field goal to force overtime. The Jets would emerge from the fire with some battle scars as Carpenter missed a potential game winning field goal and then Nick Folk was given a chance but, it was blocked…after the Dolphins called timeout. On the retry, Folk hit it down the middle to secure the Jets a 23-20 victory.

Injury Report

Jets: TE Jeff Cumberland (Wrist–Questionable), OL Vladimir Ducasse (Knee–Probable), NT Kenrick Ellis (Knee–Doubtful), WR Clyde Gates (Shoulder–Probable), WR Jeremy Kerley (Finger–Probable), S LaRon Landry (Heel–Probable), C Nick Mangold (Ankle–Questionable), RB/KR Joe McKnight (Ankle–Questionable), G Brandon Moore (Hip–Probable), LB Calvin Pace (Shin–Probable), NT Sione Po’uha (Low Back–Questionable), RB Bilal Powell (Shoulder–Doubtful), QB Mark Sanchez (Low Back–Probable), LB Bart Scott (Toe–Doubtful), G Matt Slauson (Knee–Probable), OT Jason Smith (Non-Football–Probable) and S Eric Smith (Knee–Questionable).
Dolphins: S Reshad Jones (Heel–Probable), CB Richard Marshall (Back–Out), LB Koa Misi (Hamstring–Probable), DE Randy Starks (Non-Football–Unknown), RB Daniel Thomas (Concussion–Probable), DE Cameron Wake (Neck–Probable), and S Jimmy Wilson (Ankle–Probable).

Jets: QB Greg McElroy, RB Bilal Powell, TE Jeff Cumberland, LB Bart Scott, S Eric Smith, NT Damon Harrison, and NT Kenrick Ellis.
Dolphins: QB Pat Devlin, CB Richard Marshall, LB Josh Kaddu, T Will Yeatman, TE Michael Egnew, WR Rishard Matthews, and WR Anthony Armstrong.

Game Captains: TE Hayden Smith, S Antonio Allen, LB David Harris, and C Nick Mangold with honorary captain Dennis Byrd.

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