Inside The Numbers: Jets v. Ravens

Monday night saw a season of high hopes open more flat than buzz, with a 10-9 loss to Baltimore.

East Rutherford, NJ – Inside the numbers that impacted the Jets during their season opening loss to Baltimore. The Ravens' 10-9 win was marked with sloppy play by the Jets, who gave the game away:

125 – The stat of the night - the penalty yards for the Jets off 14 calls, triple the number of penalized yards whistled for the Ravens.

116 – The rushing total for the Jets, besting the Ravens by 67 yards in that category.

75 – The number of offensive plays run by Baltimore, close to double the numbers run by New York, who had just 44 plays from scrimmage.

45.7 – The average yardage of Steve Weatherford's six punts, who twice went over 50-yards on the night with his punts. Weatherford was a bright spot for New York against Baltimore.

21.28 – The time of possession for the Jets. The Ravens held the ball more than 17 minutes longer than the home side on Monday night.

20 – The total number of first downs on the night by the visitors, compared to six by New York.

9 – The percentage of third down conversions the Jets had. 9% - that's ugly football.

2 – The number of times the Jets made the red zone, failing to score on both occasions.

½ - A stat brought to our attention by Bart Scott, putting the brutal loss in perspective. "Half the league is 0-1," Scott said after the game.

0 – The number of wins the Jets have in their New Meadowlands Stadium home - including preseason games.


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