4:15 PM ET, November 30, 2008
Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The weather conditions were perfect, as far as Jay Cutler was concerned.Appearing hardly bothered by the steady rain and wind that whipped through the Meadowlands, Cutler threw for 357 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Denver Broncos to a 34-17 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.
• The Broncos are 4-5 in their last eight games after opening the season 3-0.
• Jets running back Thomas Jones has scored at least one touchdown in six straight games.
• New York has allowed 23 sacks in 11 games this season, after allowing 53 sacks all of last year.
• Denver has committed six turnovers in seven wins in 2008 and 17 turnovers in its five losses.
-- ESPN research
WET CONDITIONS SLOW FAVRE
After picking apart the Titans last week, Brett Favre struggled in the rainy conditions against the Jets, especially on longer throws.
|Less than 10 yards||10 Yards or more|
Royal set Broncos rookie records with his fifth touchdown reception and yards receiving for a single season. ... Jones' 11 rushing TDs are a career high.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||7.1||6.0|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-4||0-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||0|
|TD||9:31||Vernon Fox 23 Yard Fumble Return (Matt Prater Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 9 yds, 3:05
|TD||8:32||Thomas Jones 59 Yard Run (Jay Feely Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 59 yds, 0:20
|TD||6:55||Eddie Royal 59 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler (Matt Prater Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 72 yds, 1:37
|FG||1:48||Matt Prater 25 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 52 yds, 3:36
|TD||12:56||Thomas Jones 29 Yard Run (Jay Feely Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 76 yds, 4:00
|TD||4:38||Peyton Hillis 1 Yard Run (Matt Prater Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 68 yds, 3:19
|FG||0:08||Matt Prater 35 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 67 yds, 3:15
|FG||2:55||Jay Feely 30 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 68 yds, 4:13
|TD||9:37||Brandon Stokley 36 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler (Matt Prater Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 61 yds, 2:44