The Jets defense played well in the first half, holding Oakland to 138 yards and one field goal. The Raiders offense came alive in the second half, especially quarterback Matt McGloin and running back Marcel Reece. McGloin threw two second-half touchdowns and Reece had a 63-yard touchdown run on the second play of the second half.
New York had one interception and three sacks, and Fantasy owners got a nice bonus from the Jets DST thanks to a special teams score after Antonio Allen fell on the football in the end zone after blocking a punt in the second quarter. The Jets are back in action Week 15 at Carolina.
The Jets head into Week 14 riding a three-game losing streak and now face a team in the Raiders trying to end a two-game losing streak. Luckily for New York, the Raiders don't have a high-powered offense. Oakland ranks 22nd in total offense (331.3 yards per game) and 26th in scoring offense (19.8 points per game).
DSTs have had good success against Oakland, averaging 12.5 Fantasy points per game, which is the sixth-highest average. Though, no DST has scored more than eight points since Matt McGloin took over as the starting quarterback three weeks ago.
The Jets are a mess right now, but there's a chance Sunday's game against the Raiders could be a low-scoring affair. The Jets could pass as a low-end No. 1 Fantasy DST Week 14.
The Dolphins offense managed to score just two touchdowns in the game, stalling out in the red zone numerous times. If not for that fact, Miami might have blown out the Jets by an even wider margin, as New York's defense gave up a season-worst 453 yards of total offense to the Dolphins.
The Jets forced just one interception in the game, on a tipped pass by quarterback Ryan Tannehill. That was pretty much the lone positive of the day, as the Jets' pass rush managed just one sack against a porous Dolphins offensive line.
The Jets DST unit will try to get back on track in Week 14, with a matchup against the Raiders Sunday.
The Dolphins offense has struggled to get going this season, which should be a good sign for a solid
Opposing DST units have topped double digits in Fantasy points in all but three games against Miami this season, and are averaging 12.0. The Dolphins take care of the ball pretty well (1.7 turnovers per game, just 17th in the league), but rank just 29th in yards from scrimmage.
The Jets DST unit has been up and down recently, alternating double-digit Fantasy scoring efforts with total duds over the last six games. They should have a second solid game in a row Sunday, and can be considered a worthy starting option against Miami's punchless offense.
2013 NFL Division Champs
Get your team gear