1:00 PM ET, September 10, 2006
LP Field, Nashville, TN
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Chad Pennington hasn't just returned strong after a second shoulder surgery in as many years. He might be even better than 2002.
|It was over when ...|
|With 35 seconds left and the Titans going for it on fourth-and-6 at the Jets' 8, Kerry Collins missed Bo Schaife while trying to reach David Givens in the end zone.||Game ball goes to ...|
|What injuries? Chad Pennington, who's had two shoulder surgeries in two years and had to beat out three other QBs to reclaim his starting job, played in his first regular-season game since last September, throwing for 319 yards and two touchdowns.||Scouts Inc.'s take ...|
|The Jets went into Nashville and surprised the Titans with a solid performance on both sides of the ball. After jumping out to a 16-point lead, the Jets gave up too many plays on defense. However, Eric Mangini's team showed some mental toughness by driving the ball down the field late to earn the win.|
The Jets defeated the Titans 23-16 in the debut of their 36-year-old head coach, Eric Mangini. The past three coaches as young as Mangini to win their debuts were named Cowher, Shula and Madden. We hate to spoil a good story, but the Shula wasn't Hall of Famer Don. It was his son Dave with the Bengals in 1992.
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The Jets, who gave up 53 sacks in 2005, allowed two. ... Henry's first TD run, a 3-yarder with 10:46 left, was his first for Tennessee since being picked up in a trade from Buffalo before last season. ... Fisher dropped to 7-5 in season openers.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.7||4.8|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||3-6||2-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||13:20||Kevan Barlow, 1 yd run (Mike Nugent kick is good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 76 yds, 4:32
|TD||0:23||Jerricho Cotchery, 8 yd pass from Chad Pennington|
Drive info: 7 plays, 36 yds, 1:13
|FG||12:50||Mike Nugent 11 yd Field Goal|
Drive info: 5 plays, 21 yds, 1:57
|TD||10:48||Travis Henry, 3 yd run( run for 2pt conversion)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 80 yds, 3:24
|TD||6:03||Travis Henry, 1 yd run( for 2pt conversion)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 1 yds, 0:00
|TD||2:15||Chris Baker, 12 yd pass from Chad Pennington (Mike Nugent kick is good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 57 yds, 3:48