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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 22 at NEW YORK JETS 17

MetLife Stadium – November 27, 2016, 4:25 p.m.

Captains:

#14 Ryan Fitzpatrick, #15 Brandon Marshall, #24 Darrelle Revis, #52 David Harris

Ryan Fitzpatrick:

  • QB Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for two touchdowns, completing 22-of-32 passes for 269 yards and a 115.2 passer rating. Fitzpatrick has now thrown for at least two touchdown passes in 10 of the 11 home games he has started for the Jets.

Matt Forté

  • RB Matt Forté recorded three receptions for 23 yards, moving him into eighth place on the all-time career receptions list by a running back, passing Earnest Byner and Herschel Walker.

Rank

Player

Receptions

6

Roger Craig

566

7

Emmit Smith

515

8

Matt Forté

513

10t.

Two Tied

512

*Chart excludes fullbacks

Quincy Enunwa:

  • WR Quincy Enunwa recorded a single-game career-high for receiving yards and the first 100-yard game of his career, registering five receptions for 109 yards (21.8 avg.) and one touchdown.
  • Enunwa scored on a 22-yard touchdown pass from QB Ryan Fitzpatrick in the fourth quarter to increase his team-leading total to four touchdown catches this season. In the first quarter, Enunwa haulded in a 40-yard reception to get the Jets into NE territory, with the drive ultimately resulting in a one-yard touchdown pass to WR Brandon Marshall to put the Jets up 10-0. The 40-yard reception is his third-longest reception this season.

Brandon Marshall:

  • WR Brandon Marshall extended his streak of consecutive games with a catch to 155 with a 13-yard reception on the Jets first offensive play. It is currently the second-longest active streak in the NFL (Larry Fitzgerald – ARZ). Marshall finished with six receptions for 67 yards and one touchdown.

· With his second reception of the game, Marshall passed WR Michael Irvin and moved into 25th place all-time in receiving yards. Marshall has 11,940 receivng yards for his career.

  • With Marshall’s 67 receiving yards, he ranks 10th all-time among NE opponents for receiving yards since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, totaling 58 receptions for 854 yards to surpass WR Rod Smith.

Red-Zone Defense:

· Since Week Nine, the Jets red-zone defense has held opponents to 25 percent (three-of-12), tops in the league during that span.

· The Jets defense continued that trend, limiting NE to two touchdowns on five red zone possessions (40 percent). Between Weeks Five and 11, the NE offense had converted touchdowns in the red zone at a rate of 70.4% (third best in the league).

Passing Defense:

· For the sixth-consecutive game, the Jets defense held an opposing starting quarterback under a 100.0 passer rating. NE QB Tom Brady finished with a season-low 89.2 passer rating after compliling a 123.3 passer rating for the season leading up to the game against the Jets.

· The 77.0 passer rating allowed since Week Six by the Jets is fourth-best in the league.

Rushing Defense:

· For the ninth time in 13 home games since the start of the 2015 season, the Jets defense held their opponent to under 100 total yards rushing.

· The two rushing touchdowns allowed by the Jets defense at home since the start of the 2015 season rank as the fewest in the NFL.

Slow Start:

· The Jets defense held NE scoreless on their first three drives of the game, the longest it has taken a Tom Brady-led offense to score this season. In addition, the Jets defense held NE scoreless in the first quarter for the first time this year with Brady under center.

Nick Folk:

  • K Nick Folk connected on a season-long 51-yard field goal on the Jets opening drive. The score capped off an eight-play, 41-yard drive to put the Jets on the board first. Folk has now converted a field goal of 50 yards or longer in each of his 10 NFL seasons.

**Above Stats Courtesy of NY Jets


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