Tweets from the first half of the Jets-Dolphins game that appeared on our nyjets Twitter page, under the hashtag #RL
Jets game captains: DBrickashaw Ferguson, Yeremiah Bell, Tim Tebow, Bilal Powell, Clyde Gates, Dedrick Epps.
Miami wins opening coin toss, elects to defer KO/receive decision till 2nd half. 4th time MIA has won toss vs NYJ, deferred, since 2009.
WR Santonio Holmes draws pass interference on CB Nolan Carroll. Holmes’ 5th penalty drawn against opponents last 2 games.
Mark Sanchez trying to find WR Clyde Gates, throws INT to CB Richard Marshall. Sanchez’s 4th INT last 5 quarters vs. MIA.
Daniel Thomas powers over from yd out for TD. Dolphins also opened 2009 game in MIA vs. Jets with TD drive.
Santonio Holmes draws illegal contact on Richard Marshall down left sideline. That’s 6 penalties drawn by Tone vs. opponents last 2 wks.
Dan Carpenter 21-yd FG gives Dolphins 10-0 lead, their largest lead over the Jets in the teams’ last 7 games at Sun Life Staidum.
Personal punt protector Tim Tebow takes direct punt snap on 4th-and-3 at Jets 25, gets 5 yds for 1st down.
Rookie WR Stephen Hill can’t hold 3rd-down TD pass in end zone, Nick Folk comes on for 33-yd FG, cuts MIA lead to 10-3, 1:50 left 1H.
Nick Folk, who opened last season with 11-for-11 on FG tries, is now 4-for-4 this season.
Jets trail Dolphins at half, 10-3. It’s Dolphins’ first halftime lead in their last nine home games against the Jets.
Dolphins lead in yardage (156-114), takeaways (1-0), Jets ahead in 1st downs (10-9), possession time (16:03-13:57).
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