NFL

The Miami Dolphins Cruised Past the Jacksonville Jaguars 31-13

Riding a 294 yards total offensive output, the Miami Dolphins cruised past the Jacksonville Jaguars in a one-sided victory of 31-13, Friday, Sep. 25, 2020 in TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville. Contributing to this victory, Ryan Fitzpatrick threw the football for 160 yards, and two touchdowns. The Dolphins also had a rushing game that produced 138 yards and two rushing touchdowns.

Fitzpatrick ended the game with 160 yards passing, to go along with two touchdowns, zero interceptions, and completing 18 of 20 passes. This performance led to a 133.30 passer rating for Fitzpatrick.

The ground game for the Dolphins saw Matt Breida carrying the football 3 times, and Myles Gaskin helping with rushing the ball 22 times. The two rushers produced four yards and 66 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Dolphins had Fitzpatrick throwing the football to DeVante Parker and Jakeem Grant as his most productive targets. Parker caught five passes for a net gain of 69 yards. The secondary target (Grant) caught one pass for a net contribution of 19 yards.

On the defensive side of the football, the Dolphins produced one forced fumble, three tackles for loss, four sacks and zero defensive touchdowns.

For the Jaguars, Gardner Minshew II ended the day having completed 30 of 42 passes, leading to 275 yards, one interception and zero touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 79.00.

The Jaguars’ rushing game was led by Chris Thompson and James Robinson. For the game, Thompson carried the ball two times, rushed for three yards, and zero touchdowns. Robinson supplemented and carried the ball a total of 11 times for a total of 46 yards. Meanwhile Keelan Cole and Chris Conley were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Jaguars. Cole caught four passes from Minshew II for a total of 43 yards, while Conley contributed with 34 yards from three passes.

Although their team lost the game, the Jaguars defense ended the game with one sack, and one tackle for loss, to go along with no forced fumbles.

With the win, the Dolphins leave with a record of 1-0 for the season, while the Jaguars record for the season is now 0-1.