1:00 PM ET, November 1, 2009
Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
Ginn returns 2 for scores as Dolphins stop Sanchez late to sweep Jets
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Ted Ginn Jr. was angry, his ego bruised by an embarrassing benching.The Miami wide receiver took out his frustration on the New York Jets, returning two long kickoffs for touchdowns in the third quarter, and the Dolphins' defense held on for a 30-25 victory Sunday.
Ginn The Tonic for Dolphins
Ted Ginn Jr. amassed 299 kickoff return yards and two touchdowns to help the Dolphins beat the Jets Sunday. It's the second-most kickoff return yards in a single game in NFL history. The leaders:
|1994||Tyrone Hughes, Saints||304|
|2009||Ted Ginn Jr., Dolphins||299|
|1950||Wally Triplett, Lions||294|
|2002||Chad Morton, Jets||278|
-- ESPN Stats and Information
• Ted Ginn Jr. is the first player in NFL history with two TDs of 100 or more yards of any kind in the same game.
• Miami swept the season series with the Jets for the first time since 2003.
• Eight of the last nine meetings between the two teams have been decided by seven or fewer points.
• Thomas Jones finished with 102 rushing yards but failed to score a TD for the fifth straight game.
• Mark Sanchez was responsible for all three of the Jets' touchdowns (one rushing).
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Ginn's 101-yard return was second in team history to Mercury Morris' 105-yarder in 1969 at Cincinnati. ... After running for 300-plus yards in two straight games, the Jets were held to 127 -- including 102 by Thomas Jones.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||2.0||4.9|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-1||3-5|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||3||0|
|FG||12:25||Jay Feely 23 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 11 plays, 60 yds, 4:18
|FG||2:00||Dan Carpenter 48 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 5 plays, 15 yds, 2:14
|FG||10:29||Jay Feely 55 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 7 plays, 14 yds, 3:10
|TD||10:24||Ted Ginn Jr. 100 Yard Kickoff Return (Dan Carpenter Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 100 yds, 0:00
|TD||7:32||Jason Taylor 48 Yard Fumble Return (Dan Carpenter Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 20 yds, 2:38
|TD||3:32||Mark Sanchez 1 Yard Run (Jay Feely Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 29 yds, 2:22
|TD||3:26||Ted Ginn Jr. 101 Yard Kickoff Return (Dan Carpenter Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 101 yds, 0:00
|TD||1:44||Braylon Edwards 19 Yard Pass From Mark Sanchez (Mark Sanchez Pass to Braylon Edwards For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 74 yds, 1:34
|TD||8:53||Joey Haynos 5 Yard Pass From Chad Henne (Chad Henne Pass to Greg Camarillo For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 67 yds, 7:47
|TD||5:58||Dustin Keller 16 Yard Pass From Mark Sanchez (Mark Sanchez Pass to Dustin Keller For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 81 yds, 2:56