Miami Dolphins: 5 Snap Conclusions (at NY Jets) – Miami Dolphins News

Miami Dolphins: 5 Snap Conclusions (at NY Jets) – Miami Dolphins News

Miami Dolphins’ Alterraun Verner (42) chases New York Jets’ Robby Anderson (11) as Anderson run for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  1. Anthony Fasano (29 snaps,  46 percent). Fasano did not have a catch, but he was in the game more than last week in an effort to slow down a ferocious Jets front. Julius Thomas was in the game for 37 snaps, of 59 percent of offensive plays, and had only three catches for 16 yards. With blocking at a premium, and Thomas not appearing to have regained the form he once had in Denver, expect to see more of Fasano moving forward.
  2. Damien Williams (10 snaps, 16 percent). For the second consecutive week, Williams was not a big factor in Miami’s offense. He did check into the game more often on third down in place of Jay Ajayi, as he had last season. But Williams had only two carries and one catch. It may take a minute for Williams to get into the groove he seemed to be in last season, when he was an under-the-radar weapon who impressed so much the Patriots had him pay a visit as a restricted free agent. Ajayi played about half the game, in part because the game was lopsided and in part because he’s playing through sore knees.
  3. Vincent Taylor (29 snaps, 46 percent). Due to an injury to Jordan Phillips, the sixth-rounder from Oklahoma State had a chance to play more on Sunday. Taylor, who is active and may end up as a nice late-round find, helped Miami hold the Jets to a reasonable 103 rushing yards. Fellow rookie Davon Godhaux, a fifth-rounder, played 56 percent of snaps and had…

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