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Post-Game Notes


Chad Pennington started his 14th game this season, his new career-high for one season. He started 13 games in 2004.

Pennington was 29-for-39 for a career-high 339 yards, one touchdown, one interception today for a passer rating of 98.1. It was his fifth career game with more than 300 passing yards. His previous career-high was 324 yards (24-for-29, one TD) versus Minnesota in 2002.

Pennington was 11-of-14 for 133 yards in the first quarter and finished the first half 22-for-28 for 247 yards and a touchdown.

In four career games in domed stadiums, Pennington is 85 of 115, 968 yards, 9 TD, 2 INT for 117.6 passer rating.

Laveranues Coles had a season-high 12 receptions for 144 yards and a 21-yard touchdown catch. Coles now has 502 career receptions and 320 as a Jet, which is eighth on the Jets all-time list.

Coles finished the first half with eight receptions for 86 yards and a touchdown.

Coles' 21-yard touchdown reception was his team-leading sixth of the year. The touchdown reception gave Coles 86 receiving yard today, and 1,007 for the season. For Coles, it's the third time he has surpassed 1,000 receiving yards in his career.

Coles and Jerricho Cotchery (6-56) combined for 18 receptions for 200 yards. On the season, they now have 158 catches combined, tied for the second highest single-season total for a tandem in Jets history.

Justin McCareins' 50-yard reception in the first quarter is McCareins' longest reception as a Jet. He finished with two receptions for 70 yards.

Brad Smith's 19-yard reception in the first quarter is the longest reception of his career.

Cedric Houston's six-yard touchdown run in the first quarter (12-67-6:33 on the drive) is his fifth rushing touchdown of the season. Cedric Houston's 53 yards rushing (21 carries) gives him 330 yards for the season to set a new season-high for Houston.

The 62 rushing yards allowed by the Jets is the least they have allowed this season. The previous low was 86 in the opener versus Tennessee.

Jonathan Vilma was credited with three tackles, giving him 100 on the season. He is the first Jets LB since Kyle Clifton (1984-86) with at least 100 tackles in his first three seasons.

Ben Graham's pass attempt in the first quarter was the first of his career. The pass was intended for Mike Nugent.

Victor Hobson's first-quarter sack of Brad Johnson was his fifth of the season and third in the last two games. Hobson had eight tackles to lead the Jets.

C.J. Mosley's second quarter sack was his first of the season and first for the New York Jets. Eric Barton's third quarter sack was his third of the season.

David Barrett's fourth quarter interception was his third of the season and 16th of his career.

Dewayne Robertson's six total tackles ties his season-high.

Mike Nugent kicked four field goals (25, 52, 45, 20) to extended his streak to 13 consecutive successful field goal attempts. He has now hit 18 of his last 19 attempts. He is 2-for-3 over 50 yards this season. The four successful field goals tie his career-high for a single game.

B.J. Askew's three receptions for 15 yards set his new single-game career high and bring his single-season totals to six receptions for 36 yards.

Leon Washington's 38-yard punt return in the second quarter was his career-long.

The Jets wore all-white uniforms for the first time since the Week 3 game at Buffalo, a game won by the Jets, 28-20.

Stacy Tutt made his first NFL appearance on the kickoff return team on the opening kickoff.

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