DOLPHINS (3-7) vs. JET (2-7)
Kick off: 1:00 pm, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
TV: CBS (Channels: 4 in Miami-Dade / Broward and 12 in Palm Beach); RADIO: WQAM (560 AM), KISS (99.9 FM), WQBA (1140 AM, Spanish)
Trainers: Brian Flores, 18-24 in his third season with the Dolphins; Robert Saleh is 2-7 in his first season as the lead of the Jets.
Series: The Dolphins and Jets, including the playoffs, have tied their historic 55-55-1 draw, but the Dolphins have won six of their last seven meetings.
Line: “Dolphins” – favorite by 3 1/2 points; more / less – 44 1/2.
Injury: Dolphins – Doubtful: DT Christian Wilkins (quads), LB Andrew Van Ginkel (back); Injured Reserve: WR Devante Parker (shoulder / hamstring), WR Will Fuller (toe), C Michael Deiter (foot / quadriceps), C Greg Manz (ankle), RB Malcolm Brown (quadriceps), S Jason McCurtie (foot) , WR Lynn Bowden (hamstring), WR Allen Hearns (wrist), T. Larnel Coleman (knee), T. Greg Little (not disclosed); Jets – Doubtful: QB Zach Wilson (knee); Doubtful: D.L. Nathan Shepherd (knee), O.L. Alia Vera-Tucker (toe); Injured Reserve: D.E. Karl Lawson (Achilles), O. T. Mehi Beckton (knee), D. B. Lamarcus Joyner among 13 IR players.
Remarkable: This is the first of two meetings in a month this season between longtime rivals AFC East. Another is set for December 18th or 19th at Hard Rock Stadium. …
The Jets are slated to kick off for the first time this season with 36-year-old veteran Joe Flacco. He started one of two New York games against the Dolphins last season, going 21 of 44 for 186 yards to intercept Miami 24-0. …
The Dolphins have won seven of 11 meetings at MetLife Stadium since the new Jets Stadium opened in 2010.
The planes have connections in South Florida with wide receiver Braxton Berrios of the University of Miami, while safety Lamarcus Joyner and receiver Elijah Moore are senior graduates of St. Thomas Aquinas. Joyner and Moore also attended Southwest Miami High and Western High, respectively. …
Aside from Brooklyn-based Flores returning to his home region, the same goes for dolphin tight end Mike Gesicky (Manahawkin, NJ) and full-back Trill Williams (Yonkers, NJ), as well as Miami midfielder coach Anthony Campanila (Fair Lawn, USA). New Jersey).