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First Half Notes & Game Inactives


Cedric Houston and Leon Washington will share backfield duties

The Jets 31 first half points are their most since November 3, 2002 when the Jets led the Chargers 31-7 at the half en route to a 44-13 victory.

The Jets had 340 yards in total offense in the first half (241 passing, 99 rushing). The jets season high in total offense is 398 vs. Detroit.

During the Jets first drive, an 11 play, 63 yard drive that resulted in a Mike Nugent field goal, Chad Pennington was 6-of-8 for 58 yards with completions to six different receivers (Justin McCareins, Chris Baker, Cedric Houston, Laveranues Coles, Brad Smith and Sean Ryan).

In the first half, Chad Pennington was 22-of-29 for 241 yards and 2 touchdowns for a 122.9 rating. Over the last four quarters of play, Pennington is 38-of-44, 400 yards and 3 touchdowns.

In the first quarter, Chad Pennington was 11-of-16 for 151 yards and a touchdown. In the first quarter, Pennington hit eight different receivers for completions (Justin McCareins, Chris Baker, Cedric Houston, Laveranues Coles, Brad Smith and Sean Ryan, Leon Washington, Jerricho Cotchery)

In three consecutive quarters, including the second half of the game versus the Texans, Pennington was 25-for-31 for 310 yards and 2 touchdowns.

After holding the Packers scoreless in the first half, the Jets defense has not allowed a first half touchdown in the past four games. In the past seven games, it has outscored teams 74-26 in the first half.

After holding the Packers scoreless in the first quarter, the Jets defense has not allowed a first quarter touchdown in seven games and a first quarter point in four games.

Cedric Houston set a career high for a game with two first-half rushing touchdowns, his third and fourth of the season. His four rushing touchdowns also set his career high for the season.

Andre Dyson's interception was his fourth of the season, to lead the team.

Bryan Thomas' sack was his team-leading sixth of the season, his fifth in five games. His forced fumble was his first of the season.

Dewayne Robertson fumble recovery was his first of the season.

Brad Smith's 32-yard run was the longest run of the season for the Jets.

Chris Baker's four catches for 50 yards give him 22 receptions, a new career high.

Wallace Wright made his first appearance in the NFL on the kickoff team in the first quarter

New York Jets Inactives
QB Kellen Clemens (3rd QB)
RB Derrick Blaylock
RB Kevan Barlow
FB James Hodgins
LB Ryan Riddle
T Na'Shan Goddard
DT C.J. Mosley

Green Bay Packers Inactives
QB Ingle Martin (3rd QB)
S Charlie Peprah
RB P.J. Pope
LB Ben Taylor
G Tony Palmer
T Mark Tauscher
TE David Martin
DT Johnny Jolly

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