52 David Harris, #67 Brian Winters, #89 Jalin Marshall
- After allowing 274 total net yards in the first half, the Jets limited CLV to 133 total yards (20 rushing yards, 113 passing yards) and eight first downs in the final two quarters, while producing two interceptions that resulted in 10 points.
- The Jets run defense held CLV to 68 rushing yards on 18 carries. Under the direction of head coach Todd Bowles, the unit has allowed just 91.3 rushing yards per game in 13 road contests since 2015, the third-lowest average in the NFL during that time.
- Through eight games, the Jets have allowed 592 rushing yards, second-fewest in the first eight games of a season in team history since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970.
- After trailing 20-7 at halftime, the Jets rallied in the final two quarters to overcome the 13-point deficit to defeat CLV on the road. It marked the largest halftime deficit the team has overcome in an away game in team history.
W, 27-24 (OT)
- Both RB Matt Forté and RB Bilal Powell rushed for 75-or-more yards, marking the first time two Jets have broke the 75-yard mark in the same game since 2012 (Shonne Green & Bilal Powell – 12/9).
- The duo combined for 158 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns on 31 carries.
Running is My Forté:
- With 82 rushing yards on the day, RB Matt Forté passed Marshawn Lynch for 35th on the all-time rushing yards list.
- On fourth-and-one late in the third quarter, Fortéscored on a four-yard touchdown run to become the sixth player in NFL history to amass 9,000 rushing yards, 50 rushing touchdowns and 500 receptions.
- Fortéwould later score on a one-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter to bring his career total to 51. It marked the ninth game of his career in which he's recorded two-or-more rushing touchdowns in a single game and the second time this season (9/15/16 at BUF).
- Fortéhas rushed for 542 yards and six touchdowns this season. He has four touchdowns in his last two games.
- Since 2011, Fortéhas rushed for the second-most yards (2,983) in road contests in the NFL behind only LeSean McCoy (3,392).
- RB Bilal Powell recorded a season-high 35-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. It marked the longest run by a Jet this season and the second-longest of Powell's career. His last rushing touchdown came in Week 15 of the 2015 season. Powell now has eight career rushing touchdowns.
- WR Brandon Marshall extended his streak of consecutive games with a catch to 152 on a 29-yard completion from QB Ryan Fitzpatrick in the third quarter. Marshall's streak is the second-longest active streak in the NFL (Larry Fitzgerald).
Enunwa Finds the End Zone:
- WR Quincy Enunwafound the endzone for the second consecutive game on a 24-yard touchdown pass from QB Ryan Fitzpatrickin the third quarter. Enunwa now has a team-leading three receiving touchdowns and 36 receptions on the season.
- Enunwa hauled in a game-long 57-yard reception in the second half. He now has two catches of 55-or-more yards on the year, becoming the first Jets receiver since Brandon Marshall (2015) to record two such receptions in a single season.
Fitzpatrick Finishes Strong:**
- Following a slow start in the first half, Fitzpatrick finished the game 16-of-34 for 228 yards and one touchdown. Fitzpatrick completed 13-of-20 passes for 198 yards and one touchdown in the second half, including a 147-yard passing performance in the third quarter alone, the most he's thrown for in a third quarter in his career and the most since Week 12 of the 2010 season (141).
1st Half Yards
2nd Half Yards
- Fitzpatrick'spassing yardage in the second half is the most he's totaled since Week 15 of the 2015 season (168).
- CB Marcus Gilchristintercepted a Josh McCown pass intended for Terrelle Pryor, Sr. in the fourth quarter. It marked Gilchrist's second interception of the season and his second in consecutive weeks. It is the first time Gilchrist has recorded an interception in back-to-back games in his career.
- The Jets have recorded two-or-more interceptions in consecutive weeks for the first time since 2015, when the defensive unit tallied two interceptions in Week 4 and 6.
- LB Lorenzo Mauldin intercepted a Josh McCown pass late in the fourth quarter. It marked the first interception of the second-year linebacker's career.
- The takeaway led to a 24-yard field goal by K Nick Folk to extend the lead to 31-20.
- In the final moments of the first quarter, DL Muhammad Wilkerson sacked Josh McCown for a loss of six yards, increasing his season total to 2.5. Wilkerson now has 39.0 sacks for his career and is seven sacks shy of tying Calvin Pace for fifth in team history since 1982.
- LB Taiwan Jones made his NFL debut.
- T Breno Giacominimade his season debut at RT after being activated from PUP.
- C Wesley Johnsonand LB Julian Stanfordeach recorded their first starts of the 2016 campaign.