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Fitzpatrick Leads Jets' 38-20 Rout Of Dolphins

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A neater look sure suits Ryan Fitzpatrick.

The last time Fitzpatrick trimmed his beard, he threw for six touchdown passes in leading Houston to victory in 2014. The recently shorn Fitzpatrick wasn't quite as prolific Sunday for the New York Jets, connecting for a mere four scores in a 38-20 rout of Miami.

It was Fitzpatrick's best performance since joining the Jets this year, and was punctuated by Brandon Marshall's most impressive outing in green. The receiver had nine receptions for 131 yards and two TDs.

Fitzpatrick, who trimmed his Viking-like beard for his 33rd birthday last week, didn't seem bothered by the left thumb on which he had...