When Do the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets Play Next?
Are the Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets Rivals?
Yes, the Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets have an intense rivalry within the AFC East of the National Football League. The two teams play each other twice each regular season. The Dolphins are one of the very few teams in the NFL to have a winning record against each division opponent, while the Jets are one of the few teams who have a losing record against each division opponent.
Who are the Miami Dolphins’ Biggest Rivals?
The Miami Dolphins’ biggest rivals are those who also compete with them in the AFC East: the New York Jets, the New England Patriots and the Buffalo Bills. The Dolphins also have a local rivalry with fellow Florida teams the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Due to their success as a franchise, the Dolphins have historic rivalries with the Indianapolis Colts, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Las Vegas Raiders and the Los Angeles Chargers.
Who are the New York Jets’ Biggest Rivals?
The New York Jets have their most intense rivalries with their counterparts in the AFC East: the Miami Dolphins, the New England Patriots and the Buffalo Bills. Outside of their division, the Jets have a local rivalry with fellow Big Apple franchise, the New York Giants.
Game Results Between the Dolphins & Jets
Between 1966 and 2022, the Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets have played 115 times, with the all-time series head-to-head in favor of the Dolphins. Miami’s record against the Jets is 58-56-1, including a win in the lone postseason matchup between the two teams, 14-0 in January 1983.
|Date||Home Team||Away Team||Location||Winner||Score|
|01/08/2023||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||11-6|
|10/09/2022||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||40-17|
|12/19/2021||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||31-24|
|10/18/2020||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||24-0|
|12/08/2019||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||22-21|
|11/03/2019||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||26-18|
|11/04/2018||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||13-6|
|10/22/2017||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||31-28|
|09/24/2017||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||20-6|
|11/06/2016||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||27-23|
|11/29/2015||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||38-20|
|10/04/2015||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||27-14|
|12/28/2014||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||37-24|
|12/29/2013||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||20-7|
|09/23/2012||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||23-20|
|01/01/2012||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||19-17|
|10/17/2011||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||24-6|
|09/26/2010||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||31-23|
|10/12/2009||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||31-27|
|09/07/2008||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||20-14|
|12/02/2007||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||40-13|
|09/23/2007||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||31-28|
|12/25/2006||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||13-10|
|10/15/2006||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||20-17|
|12/18/2005||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||24-20|
|09/18/2005||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||17-7|
|11/01/2004||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||41-14|
|10/03/2004||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||17-9|
|12/28/2003||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||23-21|
|11/10/2002||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||13-10|
|09/22/2002||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||30-3|
|11/18/2001||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||24-0|
|10/14/2001||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||21-17|
|11/19/2000||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||20-3|
|10/23/2000||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||40-37|
|12/27/1999||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||38-31|
|12/12/1999||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||28-20|
|12/13/1998||Dolphins||Jets||Hard Rock Stadium||New York||21-16|
|10/04/1998||Jets||Dolphins||MetLife Stadium||New York||20-9|
Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets History
Both the Jets and the Dolphins were established in the 1960s in the American Football League. When the AFL merged with the NFL in 1970, both franchises joined the AFC East and they’ve played twice a year since then. The Jets won the first eight games in a row against Miami from 1966–1969 by an average margin of 15.9 points per game.
During the ’70s, the Dolphins went on a dominant run behind hall of fame running backs Larry Csonka and Jim Kiick, and quarterback Bob Griese. From 1971 through 1973, the Dolphins won three straight Super Bowl championships and won five out of six games against the Jets. Overall, Miami won 14 out of 20 games against New York during the decade.
From 1980 through 2009, the series remained extremely close, with the Dolphins winning 28 games to the Jets 32 wins (with one tie). Since 2020, Miami has won five out of the last six games against the Jets behind their balanced offensive attack.
Heading into the 2023 season, the Jets acquired future hall-of-fame quarterback Aaron Rodgers, making the team one of the favorites to win the AFC East.
Where Do the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins Play?
The New York Jets have called MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, their home since 2010. The Jets share MetLife with the New York Giants, as only one of two stadiums to be shared by multiple NFL franchises (the other is SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles). MetLife Stadium has a maximum capacity of 82,500 and cost roughly $1.6 billion to construct.
Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, outside of the heart of Miami, has been the home of the Dolphins since 1987. The stadium has a record attendance of 80,120 for the 2013 BCS National Championship Game. Outside of the NFL, Hard Rock Stadium also hosts the annual Orange Bowl and Formula 1’s Miami Grand Prix. It has also been tabbed as one of the stadiums to host matches during the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
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