The New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins entered their week three contest tied atop the AFC East at 1-1.

The Jets needed overtime (and some help from Dan Carpenter) to beat the Dolphins, who looked like the better team most of the day.

Dolphins' kicker Dan Carpenter, who missed two field goal attempts including the potential game-winning try from 48 yards, earned the "zero" award. Jets' wide receiver Santonio Holmes wins the "hero" award after his strong nine catch performance.

Zero Of The Game

Dan Carpenter, K, MIA

After missing a 47-yard field goal attempt in the 4th quarter, Carpenter went over to the sideline and was visibly frustrated. Carpenter would get a chance to redeem himself. Just like that, with 16 seconds remaining in the game, Carpenter would hit a 41 yard field goal to send the contest into overtime.

The Dolphins sent Carpenter out for a 48-yard field goal attempt and a chance to win the game. However, he would miss almost identically to his 4th quarter try and the Jets were still alive.

With Nick Folk knocking in a 33-yard try minutes later, Miami kicker Dan Carpenter was crowned with the "Zero Award". 

Hero Of The Game

Santonio Holmes, WR, NYJ

Topping the 100-yard receiving mark for the first time since week 10 of the 2010 season, Santonio Holmes was by far the only consistent target for Mark Sanchez on Sunday.

After a dismal performance versus the Steelers in week 2, Holmes hauled in 9 catches for 147 yards, including a 38-yard grab which put the Jets into field goal range in overtime.

Holmes finally showed critics that he can indeed be the number one receiver on this offense. He made key plays all day and led the Jets to victory, which was a far cry from the last time he visited Sun Life Stadium.

This time, he and Sanchez leave as friends.

 

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