September 13, 2015
Cleveland Browns (0-0) vs. New York Jets (0-0)
MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, New Jersey
1:00 p.m. Kickoff
Local Television: CBS, Channel 19
Play-by-play: Greg Gumble Analyst: Trent Green Sideline Reporter: Jamie Erdahl
Cleveland Browns Radio Network
Flagship stations: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM)
Play-by-play: Jim Donovan Analyst: Doug Dieken Sideline reporter: Nathan Zegura
2015 preseason record: 1-3
2014 regular season record: 7-9
2014 statistical leaders:
Rushing: Terrance West (171-673, 3.9, 4 TD)
Passing: Brian Hoyer (242-438, 3,326, 12 TD)
Receiving: Andrew Hawkins (63-824, 13.1, 2 TD)
New York Jets:
2015 preseason record: 3-1
2014 regular-season record: 4-12
Rushing: Chris Ivory (198-821, 4.2, 6 TD)
Passing: Geno Smith (219-367, 2,525, 13 TD)
Receiving: Eric Decker (74-962, 13.0, 5 TD)
12/22/13 Jets 24, Browns 13 at Jets
Projected Browns Starting Line-up:
Questionable: Dwayne Bowe, Nate Orchard, K’Waun Williams, Justin Gilbert, Barkevious Mingo
Probable: Johnny Manziel, Pierre Desir, Christian Kirksey, Mitchell Schwartz, Joe Haden, Duke Johnson, Marlon Moore
- Head Coach Mike Pettine spent four seasons (2009-12) as the Jets defensive coordinator. He guided his unit to a top-10 finish each season.
- Offensive coordinator John DeFilippo was the Jets assistant quarterbacks coach in 2009, and Defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil spent four seasons (2009-12) coaching with the Jets.
- OL Joe Thomas Starts the season with 7,917 consecutive career snaps, appearing in every play since he was drafted by the Browns in 2007. His consecutive snaps streak marks the longest active stretch in the league.
- Jets assistant defensive backs coach Daylon McCutcheon appeared in 103 games with the Browns as a defensive back from 1999-2005. He was a third-round pick (62nd overall) in 1999. Jets defensive line coach Pepper Johnson played three seasons (1993- 95) as a linebacker with the Browns.
- Jets DB Buster Skrine (2011-14) was originally a fifth-round pick (137th overall) by the Browns in 2011.
- After finishing 2013 with a -8 turnover margin (tied for 25th in the NFL), the Browns owned a +6 turnover ratio last year, tied for ninth in the league. It marked the club’s biggest turnover margin increase since the 1991 season (+15) after a -24 margin in 1990. The last time the Browns finished a season with a margin of +6 or better was in 2001, when the club finished +9.