Tannehill made good on 28-of-43 pass attempts and was intercepted once for the Dolphins (6-6), who with the win remained in the thick of the race for an AFC wild card spot.
Brian Hartline ran for 127 yards with a touchdown on nine catches.
Mike Wallace hauled in seven passes for 82 yards and a score for Miami.
Geno Smith and Matt Simms combined for just 108 passing yards for the Jets (5-7), who coughed up three turnovers in the one-sided loss.
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