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Plaxico Burress of the New York Jets looks on during a game against the Miami Dolphins. (January 1, 2012)

Dolphins 19, Jets 17

The Jets fell to the Dolphins, 19-17, in Miami and lost grip on what was a slim shot at a playoff berth. Gang Green finished the season 8-8.

Jets head coach Rex Ryan reacts during the
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Jets head coach Rex Ryan reacts during the second half against the Miami Dolphins. (Jan. 1, 2012)

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez walks off the field
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Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez walks off the field after losing 19-17 to the Miami Dolphins. (Jan. 1, 2012)

Miami Dolphins outside linebacker Jason Taylor is carried
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Miami Dolphins outside linebacker Jason Taylor is carried off the field after the Dolphins' win over the Jets, 19-17. Taylor played his last game before retiring on Sunday. (Jan. 1, 2012)

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Miami quarterback Matt Moore celebrates after throwing a
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Miami quarterback Matt Moore celebrates after throwing a touchdown against the New York Jets at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. (Jan. 1, 2012)

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez stands on the sideline
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Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez stands on the sideline during the final minutes of the Jets' 19-17 loss to the Dolphins in Miami. (Jan. 1, 2012)

Quarterback Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets
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Quarterback Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets scrambles against the Miami Dolphins (January 1, 2012)

Running back LaDainian Tomlinson of the New York
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Running back LaDainian Tomlinson of the New York Jets runs against the Miami Dolphins. (January 1, 2012)

Jason Taylor of the Miami Dolphins talks to
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Jason Taylor of the Miami Dolphins talks to the fans during his final game against the New York Jets. (January 1, 2012)

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New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie tackles Miami
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New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie tackles Miami Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess during their game. (January 1, 2012)

LaDainian Tomlinson of the New York Jets rushes
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LaDainian Tomlinson of the New York Jets rushes during a game against the Miami Dolphins. (January 1, 2012)

Plaxico Burress of the New York Jets looks
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Plaxico Burress of the New York Jets looks on during a game against the Miami Dolphins. (January 1, 2012)

LaDainian Tomlinso of the New York Jets rushes
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LaDainian Tomlinso of the New York Jets rushes during a game against the Miami Dolphins. (January 1, 2012)

Dustin Keller of the New York Jets scores
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Dustin Keller of the New York Jets scores a touchdown during a game against the Miami Dolphins. (January 1, 2012)

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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez looks up
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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez looks up from the sidelines during the second half of his game against the Miami Dolphins. (Jan. 1, 2012)

Mark Sanchez, left, and Dustin Keller of the
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Mark Sanchez, left, and Dustin Keller of the New York Jets celebrate a touchdown during a game at Sun Life Stadium. (January 1, 2012)

New York Jets inside linebacker Bart Scott tackles
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New York Jets inside linebacker Bart Scott tackles Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas during the first half of their game. (January 1, 2012)

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez hands the
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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez hands the ball to running back LaDainian Tomlinson during the first half of their game against the Miami Dolphins. (January 1, 2012)

New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie intercepts a
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New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie intercepts a pass intended for Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brian Hartline during the first half of their game. (January 1, 2012)

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New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie, left is
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New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie, left is congratulated by defensive back Ellis Lankster (26), wide receiver Santonio Holmes (10) and head coach Rex Ryan after an interception during the first half of a game against the Miami Dolphins. (January 1, 2012)

Miami Dolphins interim head coach Todd Bowles, right,
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Miami Dolphins interim head coach Todd Bowles, right, talks with free safety Reshad Jones during the first half of their game against the New York Jets. (January 1, 2012)

Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore looks to pass
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Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore looks to pass during the first half of his game against the New York Jets. (January 1, 2012)

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