It started slow. It started ugly.
The Dolphins saw themselves down 7-0 early in the first quarter after a 40 yard Robby Anderson TD.
Then the defense took the game over.
Ndamukong Suh was everywhere.
Cam Wake got his patented strip sack and forced turnover and later an interception to stall another potential red zone drive.
Byron Maxwell left the game and Xavien Howard played next man up locking down Brandon Marshall.
The Jets plane got grounded as drives stalled and quarterback Kyle Petty showed the ugly side of being a rookie (not playing last season) and being thrust into the starting role.
Petty heard and felt the footsteps. He felt them until the end as he got knocked to the ground on a mistimed snap that led a convergence of power and speed with a Wake and Suh sandwich.
Except, the Dolphins on this night converted third downs with their swashbuckler of sorts in quarterback Matt Moore with his mastery through the air.
Moore found Dion Sims in the red zone and Kenny Stills and Jarvis Landry for touchdowns.
Four touchdowns and incredible productivity versus an aging secondary with Darrell Revis not able to clamp down on receivers and getting our run and out worked.
Moore finished the game with 4 TDs, 236 yards, and rating of 126.2. Clearly the 4 year layoff and increased practice reps due to the injury of Tannehill paid off.
It was a night to remember as the Dolphins faithful came out to support MetLifeTakeover.
It was a night that the Dolphins pushed to 9-5 for the first time since 2008.
One more win likely puts them in the dance we call playoffs.
Next up: Buffalo Bills