Dolphins-Jets; A Review of Their 39-Year Rivalry

Posted: 10th October 2009 by Roy Daniel in NFL
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The Dolphins face the Jets in prime time on Monday Night Football.á Miami will don their orange jerseys for only the fourth time in team history and the first time since 2004.á The Jets hold the series lead at 46-40-1 and the Dolphins will look to narrow that lead on Monday night. In their first meeting in 1966, the Jets defeated the Dolphins 19-14.á However, their rivalry officially beganáafter the merger of the AFL and NFL in 1970.á The Dolphins and the Jets were placed in the AFC East, guaranteeing that they would meet twice a year annually. Regardless of their standings, this is always a competitive game.á The largest winning margin was by the Dolphins in 1975 with a final score of 43-0.á The smallest victory margin was in 1981 with the ...

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