VIDEO: Walt Aikens’ blocked punt scoop-n-score touchdown

Walt Aikens is on a roll. (Bill Ingram/The Post)

Walt Aikens is on a roll. (Bill Ingram/The Post)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.–Walt Aikens has been a special teams dynamo for the Dolphins the past two weeks.

When Miami made its big run to bury the Jets in the third quarter of Saturday’s 34-13 win, Aikens was the catalyst. Up 13-10 coming out of halftime, the Dolphins got this play from him with 10:30 left in the quarter:

He flew in unblocked, which special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi always reminds his players is a possibility. They should never assume everyone on the opponent’s punt or field goal team will do their job. Lachlan Edwards’ punt hit him in the chest, and Aikens scrambled for the ball.

“We practice that all the time,” he said. “I don’t know where it hit me, but I felt it. I was just looking for the ball. Gotta go get it. See ball, get ball. Scoopin’ and scorin’, we practice that a lot. See ball, get ball.

“I was very surprised (not to be blocked), but Rizz always tells us not to expect that. You never know who will come free, and I was just in the right place at the right time.”

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