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No offensive points, but Dolphins lead Jets

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In my halftime observations post, I wondered if the Miami Dolphins would make the proper second-half adjustments to take control of the game.

Not sure if adjustments have anything to do with it, but two long returns have put the Dolphins ahead of the New York Jets 17-6 at the Meadowlands midway through the third quarter.

Former Dolphins kicker Jay Feely tied a Jets record with a 55-yard field goal, but Ted Ginn returned the ensuing kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown.

Six plays later, Dolphins defensive tackle Paul Soliai stripped Jets running back Thomas Jones. Dolphins outside linebacker Jason Taylor picked up the bouncing ball in stride and ran 48 yards for a touchdown.

The fumble return Taylor's ninth career touchdown, the most by any defensive player since 1970. He has brought back six fumbles and three interceptions.