Dolphins lose Tannehill but roll past Jets

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m.
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By Dennis Waszak Jr., AP Sports Writer

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matt Moore stepped in for an injured Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins didn't miss a beat, rolling past the New York Jets 30-9 for their third straight victory.

Moore threw a touchdown pass to Anthony Fasano, Olivier Vernon recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown and blocked a field goal, and the Dolphins smothered Mark Sanchez and the Jets' offense Sunday.

After a week of trash talking between both sides, the argument was won on the field by the Dolphins (4-3) - and it was no contest. They were helped by some hideous play by the Jets (3-5), who have lost two straight.

Tannehill injured his left knee and quadriceps muscle on a sack on third down by Calvin Pace on the Dolphins' second possession of the game. Moore finished 11 of 19 for 131 yards.

Sanchez was 28 of 54 for 283 yards with a touchdown and interception.

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