Here's a breakdown of how every unit on the Dolphins performed in the 21-10 victory over the New York Jets.

QUARTERBACK — Jay Fiedler didn't put up monster numbers, but he did a decent job for the most part. He needs to be less reckless running the ball, both in terms of taking on defenders or in terms of not protecting the ball. His fourth-quarter fumble led to the Jets' only touchdown. He also threw behind a couple of receivers. Grade: C

RUNNING BACKS — Ricky Williams was going to be featured against the Jets, and he responded in a big way. There wasn't necessarily a ton of room at the line of scrimmage very often, but Williams fought for his 130 yards. He also was a major factor in the passing game. Travis Minor looked very impressive in spot-up duty, while Rob Konrad contributed a couple of catches. Good stuff. Grade: A

RECEIVERS — Chris Chambers had another big game, and he's looking like he's going to have a breakthrough season. Derrius Thompson made a nice catch in the first half, but he also failed to come up with a pass thrown slightly behind him. Randy McMichael caught a touchdown pass, but also fumbled on a play that fortunately for the Dolphins was called an incomplete pass. Chambers again was the star, but Thompson needs to pick it up. Grade: B-

OFFENSIVE LINE — It was a much better performance than against Houston, but this group still needs to play better. Seth McKinney saw action at center as he rotated with Tim Ruddy. Todd Perry and Todd Wade both were called for penalties. The line held up decently against the Jets' solid pass rushers, although Fiedler had to scramble at times. Grade: C+

DEFENSIVE LINE — The Dolphins totally shut down the Jets running game and that was the biggest factor in the victory. Adewale Ogunleye, who dropped Santana Moss for an 11-yard loss on a reverse and also batted down a pass, was the Dolphins' best defensive player on Sunday. Jason Taylor and Jay Williams shared the team's only sack, and Taylor was disruptive at other times as well even when he wasn't making tackles. The big guys in the middle — Tim Bowens, Larry Chester, Jeff Zgonina — quietly had very strong games. Grade: A-

LINEBACKERS — Junior Seau is the one player who stood out in this unit, although the group was pretty quiet overall. But the Jets didn't much damage throwing in the middle of the field, either. Grade: B-

DEFENSIVE BACKS — The Dolphins pass defense isn't nearly as good right now as it once was ... or as it needs to be. The Jets found some big openings in the zone defense too often, and Sam Madison was beaten badly on Moss' touchdown. On the flip side, Patrick Surtain came up with a big interception in the fourth quarter, the Dolphins' first takeaway of the season. Grade: C

SPECIAL TEAMS — Because Jets punter Dan Stryzinski kicks so hig, he basically took Charlie Rogers out of the game in that facet. Rogers didn't get much done returning kickoffs, either. Mark Royals had a much better game than he did against Houston and the Dolphins did a very good job on Jets kick returners Michael Bates and Moss. More importantly, the Dolphins limited the penalties on special teams, with only Brendon Ayanbadejo getting called for holding. Grade: B

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