The Jets get pumped up for the game
Laveranues Coles picked up his fifth touchdown reception of the season when quarterback Chad Pennington hit him in the end zone with a 10-yarder. Coles is tied with Jerricho Cotchery for season in touchdown receptions.
With his sack of J.P. Losman in the second quarter linebacker/defensive end Bryan Thomas extended his team lead in sacks. Thomas now has 7.5 on the season and 6.5 over his last six games.
Victor Hobson set a single-game high in sacks with two and a season high with four for the season.
Justin Miller forced and recovered an Anthony Thomas fumble in the first quarter, both firsts for Miller's career. Miller also returned four kickoffs for 116 yards (29.0 average, matching his NFL-leading season average). He now has 101 kickoff returns in his career for fifth all-time on the Jets.
Chad Pennington start was his 50th career as well as his 13th for the season, tying his season high he set in 2004. Pennington also surpassed 1,000th career pass attempts when he hit Laveranues Coles with a 23-yard pass in the first half.
Kicker Mike Nugent was two-for-two on field goal attempts (30, 38), giving him a career high nine consecutive field goals made.
Leon Washington led the team in receptions for the first time this season with seven for 28 yards.
Andre Dyson surpassed 300career tackles with his four tackles today.
Willis McGahee's 57-yard touchdown run in the first quarter was the first rushing touchdown the Jets have allowed since the second quarter of Week 8 versus Cleveland. It was also the first touchdown in the first quarter the Jets have allowed since Week five at Jacksonville. The run was the longest rushing play the Jets have allowed all season.
The 71-yard touchdown pass from J.P. Losman to Lee Evans in the second quarter was the longest passing play allowed by the Jets since Dec. 5, 1999, when Giants' quarterback Kerry Collins connected with Amani Toomer for 80 yards and a touchdown.
Kellen Clemens was the second quarterback and Patrick Ramsey was the third quarterback for the first time this season. Clemens did not attempt a pass in playing in the fourth quarter.
Safety Jamie Thompson played in his first NFL game today on special teams.
Wide receiver Wallace Wright and punter Ben Graham recorded their first special teams tackles today.
Long-snapper James Dearth recorded his first special teams tackle of the season when he brought down Roscoe Parrish after a 55-yard Ben Graham punt. The tackle was also his first since 2004 when he finished the season with five.