FIRST EVER MEETING between teams......JETS: Four of next 5 are on road & Jets have 11-7 (.611) record on road under head coach HERMAN EDWARDS. Club is 16-1 (.941) with +1 or better turnover ratio & has 14-1 (.933) record when taking lead into 4th quarter under Edwards...... QB VINNY TESTAVERDE has 40,649 career passing yards & last week (130 yards vs. Bills) passed Pro Football HOF QB JOE MONTANA (40,551) to move into 7th all-time......In 20 career October games with Jets, RB CURTIS MARTIN has rushed for 1,918 yards (95.9 yards per game) & 13 TDs (10 100-yard games)......WR-PR SANTANA MOSS has 420 combined yards (207 receiving, 205 PR, 8 rushing) & 3 TDs (2 receiving, 1 PR) in past 4 October games. TE ANTHONY BECHT tied career-high with 2 TDs last week, his 1st multiple TD game since 10/21/01 (vs. StL)......Jets lead NFL with +15 sack differential (19 sacks, 4 allowed). DE SHAUN ELLIS has 9.5 sacks in past 8 & leads AFC with 7.0 sacks on season. Rookie DT DEWAYNE ROBERTSON (No. 4) had 1st NFL sack vs. Bills. DE JOHN ABRAHAM has 30.0 sacks in 42 career games & Jets are 14-7 (.667) when Abraham posts 1.0+ sacks.......TEXANS: Play 2nd of 3 consecutive games vs. '02 playoff teams – L 38-17 at Titans, vs. Jets, at Colts……Offense ranks 1st in AFC (352.8). QB DAVID CARR has 91.0 passer rating in 4 career Oct. games, completing 70 of 119 (58.8 pct.) passes for 1,040 yards & 5 TDs vs. 3 INTs. Carr passed for career-best 371 yards last week, 1st 300-yard game in club history......RB STACEY MACK had career-high 3 rushing TDs last year vs. Jets (9/29/02 w/Jax)......Over past 2 seasons, WR COREY BRADFORD has 8 TDs, avg. length of each is 48.5 yards. WR ANDRE JOHNSON (No. 3) leads AFC rookies with 28 catches (tied 8th in AFC), 395 receiving yards (7th in AFC) & 20 1st down receptions (tied 5th in AFC)……KR-PR J.J. MOSES ranks 5th in AFC w/ 25.1 KR avg......CBs MARCUS COLEMAN & AARON GLENN were selected from NYJ by Texans in expansion draft. Coleman, who ties for 1st in AFC with 4 INTs, spent 6 seasons (1996-01) with Jets, playing in 91 games & recording 248 tackles, 72 PDs & 14 INTs. Glenn spent 8 years (1994-01) with Jets, earning 2 Pro Bowl berths (1997, 98) & playing in 121 games (120 starts) while recording 422 tackles, 106 PDs & 24 INTs.
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