The New York Jets struck first against the Miami Dolphins, as Sam Darnold found Jamison Crowder for the latter’s first touchdown of 2019.

Jamison Crowder put the New York Jets on the board first against the Miami Dolphins with a historic first touchdown.


The Jets opened their game against the Miami Dolphins with an 11-play, 75-yard drive that concluded with a 12-yard Crowder touchdown grab from Sam Darnold. It was the inaugural touchdown for Crowder in a Jets uniform.

Crowder came up big earlier on the drive with an 18-yard reception on third down back at the Jets’ own 29-yard-line. It was their first third-down conversion of the afternoon. On the very next play, Crowder picked up another first down via a 13-yard tally.

Overall, he had three receptions for 43 yards on the opening possession. Two more catches on the Jets’ next drive, one that ended in a wayward Sam Ficken field goal, gave Crowder 70 yards on the day thus far. It’s already a personal season-high for a first half this season.

Crowder has come up just short of a 100-yard game twice this year, his high so far being a 14-catch, 99-yard tally in the opening week tilt against Buffalo.

The Jets have found themselves down 14-7 with just a few minutes remaining in the first half. If Gang Green can’t come away with the win in this one, many will question Adam Gase‘s ability to coach this team even more than they already have. The Dolphins are winless up to this point.

Follow Geoff Magliocchetti on TWITTER