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NFL Week 18 Game Recap: Miami Dolphins 11, New York Jets 6

Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Dolphins running back Raheem Mostert (31) runs the ball against the New York Jets during the second half at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports

In an ugly game, the Miami Dolphins eked out an 11-6 win at home against the New York Jets to sneak into the playoffs.

Offensive spotlight: Raheem Mostert had some extremely tough carries at critical moments for Miami, grinding out 71 yards on 11 carries, 42 of which came after contact.

Defensive spotlight: Jaelan Phillips was a dominant force on the edge for Miami, racking up pressure on 33.3% of his rushes to lead the team.

Rookie spotlight: Garrett Wilson was the lone Jets player who seemed interested in producing on offense. He saw a massive 17 targets, catching nine passes for 89 yards. He broke four tackles with the ball in his hands and averaged 2.87 yards per route run.

Offensive line spotlight: Miami’s offensive line had plenty of problems against an elite Jets pass rush. Four of the five starters allowed multiple pressures, with Brandon Shell letting up pressure on 15.2% of his pass-blocking snaps.

Box Score

Passing
New York Jets
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Joe Flacco 5.66 18 / 33 149 4.5 0 0
Miami Dolphins
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Skylar Thompson 6.38 20 / 31 152 4.9 0 0
Rushing
New York Jets
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Ty Johnson 4.5 5 12 2.4 0 12
Michael Carter 2.5 3 4 1.3 0 2
Zonovan Knight 2.2 12 22 1.8 0 5
Miami Dolphins
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Jaylen Waddle 10.3 1 9 9 0 9
Jeff Wilson Jr. 9.4 16 72 4.5 0 16
Raheem Mostert 8.1 11 71 6.5 0 21
Skylar Thompson 6.38 3 3 1 0 2
Salvon Ahmed 0.7 1 7 7 0 7
Receiving
New York Jets
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Garrett Wilson 17.9 17 9 89 5.2 0
Ty Johnson 4.5 3 2 13 4.3 0
Tyler Conklin 3.3 4 2 13 3.2 0
Corey Davis 2.7 3 1 17 5.7 0
Michael Carter 2.5 3 2 1 0.3 0
Elijah Moore 2.1 1 1 11 11 0
Jeremy Ruckert 1.8 1 1 8 8 0
Miami Dolphins
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Jaylen Waddle 10.3 5 5 44 8.8 0
Jeff Wilson Jr. 9.4 2 2 2 1 0
Mike Gesicki 8.6 6 4 46 7.7 0
Raheem Mostert 8.1 2 2 -10 -5 0
Durham Smythe 6.9 5 3 39 7.8 0
Tyreek Hill 4.3 5 2 23 4.6 0
River Cracraft 1.5 1 1 5 5 0
Erik Ezukanma 1.3 1 1 3 3 0

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