Jets vs. Colts Game Report

RB CURTIS MARTIN has rushed for 1,540 yards (110.0 yards per game) & 7 TDs in 14 games vs. Colts.<BR><BR>

REMATCH of last season's Wild Card Playoff (Jets 41, Colts 0)......Head coaches TONY DUNGY (Colts) & HERMAN EDWARDS (Jets) overlapped tenures at KC (1990-91), Dungy as defensive coordinator & Edwards as scout. When named head coach of TB (1996-2001), Dungy hired Edwards to become assistant head coach/defensive backs coach (1996-2000)......JETS: In WC game, club posted 1st playoff shutout (41-0) in team annals & tied 2nd-largest shutout victory in NFL postseason history. Are 8-1 (.889) in Nov. under Edwards, outscoring opponents 241-121......QB CHAD PENNINGTON posted 142.0 passer rating in only career start vs. Colts, completing 19 of 25 (76.0 pct.) for 222 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs. As starter, is 9-5 (.643) with 108.6 rating, completing 294 of 424 (69.3 pct.) for 3,318 yards & 28 TDs vs. 6 INTs. Jets own 26.0 points/game avg. in his starts (vs. 14.6) since 2002. Has 22 TDs vs. 0 INTs in redzone......RB CURTIS MARTIN has rushed for 1,540 yards (110.0 yards per game) & 7 TDs in 14 games vs. Colts. RB LAMONT JORDAN rushed for 102 yards & 1 TD in playoff......WR SANTANA MOSS has 27 catches for 474 yards in past 4 (118.5 per game) & aims for 6th game in row with TD (7 TDs in past 5)......DE SHAUN ELLIS has 12.0 sacks in past 12 & leads AFC with 9.5 sacks. Ellis has at least 0.5 sacks in 11 of past 12......COLTS: With win, Dungy would become 1st head coach with win vs. all 32 NFL teams. Club's 38 wins vs. NYJ are most vs. any club. Have been in or tied for 1st place in AFC South in 25 of 27 weeks......QB PEYTON MANNING needs 2 TDs for 6th consecutive season with 20+ TD passes...... RB EDGERRIN JAMES has rushed for 500 yards in 5 games vs. Jets (100.0 per game) & 3 TDs. James (5,413) needs 75 rush yards to surpass LYDELL MITCHELL (5,487) to become team's all-time leading rusher.....WR MARVIN HARRISON has 100+ receiving yards in 4 of past 6 (613 yards, 107.2 per game). In last home meeting, had 12 receptions for 127 yards & 1 TD......In past 4, DE DWIGHT FREENEY has 6.0 sacks & 3 forced fumbles. Club is 10-4 (.714) when Freeney records sack……K MIKE VANDERJAGT has made 28 FGs in row, tied for 4th-longest streak all-time.


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