Matthews caught a 3-yard pass from Ryan Tannehill late in the third quarter for his only catch of the afternoon. It was his first touchdown since Week 10 of last season. He has only five catches for 47 yards on the season.
Miami will take on the Chargers at home in Week 9.
Meanwhile, with the game well in hand, the Dolphins turned to
Landry outperformed Gibson was heavily targeted as the team's third receiver on the afternoon. He caught four of the seven passes thrown his way for 24 yards. Three of his four receptions came in the first half. Gibson was targeted four times but finished the day with only one grab for a gain of 4 yards.
Matthews caught a short pass for a gain of 13 yards late in the fourth quarter for his only catch and target of a 34-15 defeat.
The Dolphins drafted LSU receiver Jarvis Landry with a second-round pick, a sign the team is ready to move on from Matthews.
With the No. 63 pick in the NFL Draft, the
Landry could compete to be the No. 3 receiver for the Dolphins this year behind
Landry had a big season in 2013 with 77 catches for 1,193 yards and 10 touchdowns. He isn't overly fast (he ran a 4.77 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine), but he does have good hands and is physical.
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