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Postgame Notes: Jets-Steelers

Top Notes from the Pittsburgh Game


Captains:**#15 Brandon Marshall, #52 David Harris, #74 Nick Mangold, #99 Steve McLendon

Scores on Opening Drives:The Jets opened the game with an 8-play, 58-yard, 3:15 scoring drive that was capped by a 35-yard field goal by K Nick Folk. This season the Jets offense has scored on their first drive in four of the team's five games.

Opp.          Play        Yards         Time        Result

CIN              10            78            4:49          TD

BUF             15            65            8:19          FG

KC                 5             19            2:48          PUNT

SEA             14             62            8:33          FG

PIT                8             58            3:15          FG

Brandon Marshall:Jets WR Brandon Marshall caught his second touchdown of the season on a 15-yard pass from from QB Ryan Fitzpatrick with just over two minutes remaining in the first half, it was Marshall's 81st career touchdown reception moving him into a tie with former Jets WR Art Powell for 24th all-time in NFL history. For the seventh time in his career, Marshall posted five or more catches, 85 or more receiving yards and one or more touchdowns in the first half of a single game. With eight receptions against PIT, Marshall became the 21st player in NFL history to amass 900 receptions for his career. In addition, he reached the mark in the third-fewest games needed (157) in league history.

Fastest WR to 900 Career Receptions



Marvin Harrison


Andre Johnson


Brandon Marshall


  • Marshall is one of 13 wide receivers in NFL history to amass 900 career receptions, 11,000 receiving yards and 80 touchdowns.
  • Marshall has now recorded a reception in 148 consecutive games, the second-longest active streak in the NFL.

Marshall finished the game with eight receptions for 114 yards and one touchdown. It was his 23rd 100-yard performance in a road game of his career, moving him into a tie for ninth in NFL history. It was also Marshall's seventh 100-yard receiving game during a road contest since 2015, the most in the NFL.

100-Yard Away Games Since 2015

Brandon Marshall               7

Antonio Brown                       6

Julio Jones                             5

Odell Beckham                      4

Emmanuel Sanders               4

Amari Cooper                        4

Allen Robinson                      4

Allen Hurns                            4

Matt Forte:With two receptions versus PIT, Forté became just the 10th running back in NFL history to eclipse 500 career receptions. Forté is just the fourth running back in league history to reach the mark in fewer than 125 games, joining the likes of Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk.

Fastest RBs to 500 Career Receptions, NFL History



Marshall Faulk


Roger Craig


LaDainian Tomlinson


Matt Forté



Ryan Fitzpatrick:JetsQB**Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 25-of-38 pass attempts for 255 yards and one touchdown. His 14 first-half completions on 18 attempts is tied for the third-most in the first half of a game in his career. It was the first time he has completed 14-or-more passes since Week 13 of the 2014 season as a member of the HST (vs. TEN, 11/30/14). Fitzpatrick completed passes to seven-or-more different players for the second time this season (9/15 at BUF) and ninth time as a Jet.

Austin Seferian-Jenkins:TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins recorded his first reception as a Jet in the second quarter on an eight-yard pass from Fitzpatrick.He finished the game with two receptions for 17 yards.

Leonard Williams:Second-year DL Leonard Williams sacked Ben Roethlisberger for a loss of five yards forcing a fumble, which was recovered by Jets DL Sheldon Richardson. The sack increased his season total to 5.0 and his career total to 8.0. Williams currently is tied for third in the NFL in total sacks.

Muhammad Wilkerson:Since 2013, Jets DL Muhammad Wilkerson ranks tied for third among all defensive linemen in passes defensed with 17.

Darryl Roberts:Jets CB Darryl Roberts got the start in his NFL debut, recording two tackles and two passes defensed.

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