Matt Forte

Surprising Jets Dominate Dolphins, 20-6

The New York Jets have heard all the negative narratives for months.

They're tanking the season. They're a shoo-in for the No. 1 draft pick. They might go 0-16.

With one defiant — and dominant — performance, the Jets put at least one of those predictions to rest.

Josh McCown threw a 69-yard touchdown pass to Robby Anderson, Bilal Powell ran for a score, and the defense frustrated Jay Cutler and the Miami Dolphins in a stunning 20-6 victory Sunday in New York's home opener.

"We block all that stuff out," coach Todd Bowles said. "That has nothing to do with our motivation to win. We're trying to win ballgames because we want to get to the Super...