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Miami's Ronnie Brown celebrates after scoring in the first quarter against the New York Jets. (October 12, 2009)

Oct. 13: Dolphins 31, Jets 27

The Jets' defense couldn't figure out the Dolphins' Wildcat offense in a loss to their AFC East rivals.

Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano celebrates after
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Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano celebrates after the Dolphins defeated the New York Jets 31-27 in an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 in Miami.

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez walks off
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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez walks off the field after the Miami Dolphins defeated the Jets 31-27 in an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 in Miami.

New York Jets running back Leon Washington runs
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New York Jets running back Leon Washington runs for a first down in the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Monday, October 12, 2009, at Land Shark Stadium in Miami, Florida.

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New York Jets' wide receiver Braylon Edwards catches
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New York Jets' wide receiver Braylon Edwards catches this pass for a first down in front of Miami Dolphins Sean Smith in the second quarter, Monday, October 12, 2009, at Land Shark Stadium in Miami, Florida.

New York Jets' punter Steve Weatherford runs for
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New York Jets' punter Steve Weatherford runs for a first down on a fake punt in the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins. (Oct. 12, 2009)

The fans react as Miami Dolphins running back
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The fans react as Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown (23) scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the New York Jets, Monday, October 12, 2009, at Land Shark Stadium in Miami, Florida.

Miami's Ronnie Brown celebrates after scoring in the
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Miami's Ronnie Brown celebrates after scoring in the first quarter against the New York Jets. (October 12, 2009)

Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York
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Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets scrambles against the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

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Running back Leon Washington #29 of the New
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Running back Leon Washington #29 of the New York Jets rushes against the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Week 5: Dolphins 31, Jets 27 October 12,
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Week 5: Dolphins 31, Jets 27
October 12, 2009


This Monday night matchup featured the debut of receiver Braylon Edwards, but the Jets' offense was overshadowed by its defense's struggles. Gang Green could not figure out Miami's Wildcat offense and surrendered a season-high 31 points, dropping their record to 3-2.

A fan of the New York Jets shows
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A fan of the New York Jets shows his support for former Jet Chad Pennington of the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York
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Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets lines up at wide receiver for a play against the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Wide receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New
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Wide receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New York Jets goes through warm-ups on the field before taking on the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

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Linebacker Joey Porter #55 of the Miami Dolphins
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Linebacker Joey Porter #55 of the Miami Dolphins is introduced before taking on the New York Jets at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Running back Ronnie Brown #23 of the Miami
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Running back Ronnie Brown #23 of the Miami Dolphins looks for room to run against the New York Jets at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown (23) looks
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Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown (23) looks up after diving into the end zone for a touchdown during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 in Miami.

Wide receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New
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Wide receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New York Jets is congratulated by teammates Tony Richardson #49 and Leon Washington #29 after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Wide receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New
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Wide receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New York Jets makes a touchdown catch over cornerback Will Allen #25 of the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

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New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards (17)
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New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards (17) is congratulated by head coach Rex Ryan after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins during an NFL football game in Miami, Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) fakes
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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) fakes a handoff to Thomas Jones (20) during an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami, Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.

Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown (23) runs
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Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown (23) runs for a touchdown during the first quarter against the New York Jets during an NFL football game in Miami, Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.

Receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New York
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Receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New York Jets warms up against the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Running back Ronnie Brown #23 of the Miami
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Running back Ronnie Brown #23 of the Miami Dolphins scores a touchdown against the New York Jets fans prior to their game at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

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Coach Tony Sparano of the Miami Dolphins shouts
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Coach Tony Sparano of the Miami Dolphins shouts instructions against the New York Jets fans prior to their game at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Running back Ronnie Brown #23 of the Miami
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Running back Ronnie Brown #23 of the Miami Dolphins passes the ball against the New York Jets on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

Braylon Edwards warms up before his first game
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Braylon Edwards warms up before his first game as a Jet.

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