Jets end Dolphins playoff dreams 20-7

Miami loses at home

MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins season came to a painful ending on Sunday.

The Jets beat the Dolphins 20-7.

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The Dolphins finish the season 8-8, having lost their final two games.

The Dolphins got on the scoreboard first.

In the second quarter, Ryan Tannehill hit Mike Wallace for a 5-yard touchdown to give New York a 7-0 lead.

The Jets responded later in the quarter.

Defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson punched in a 1-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 7.

Later in the second, former Miramar star Geno Smith ran for a 7-yard touchdown.

The Jets QB gave New York a 14-7 lead.

In the third quarter, the Dolphins had a long drive going.

That's when Ryan Tannehill was intercepted by Dee Milliner.

The Jets gave the Dolphins life early in the 4th quarter when Nick Folk missed a 35-yard field goal.

However, the Dolphins couldn't take advantage.

Later in the 4th, Folk connected on a 35-yard field goal to extend New York's lead to 17-7.

Tannehill tried to lead a Dolphins comeback.

Instead, a pass of his was tipped and intercepted by Ed Reed.

Folk added another field goal to give the Jets a 20-7 lead.

Tannehill added a third interception with under two minutes to go.

The Dolphins QB was picked off by Milliner again while trying to connect with Mike Wallace.

Miami ends the season with consecutive losses to division rivals, the Jets and the Bills.

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