1:00 PM ET, September 20, 2009
Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Rex Ryan sent a message to the fans. His New York Jets delivered one of their own.
On the Mark Late
After having limited opportunities in the first half, Jets rookie QB Mark Sanchez connected on nearly 65 percent of his second-half attempts, including the go-ahead, nine-yard TD to Dustin Keller that gave the Jets the lead for good.
|First Half||Second Half|
• The Jets stopped two Patriots drives in the final five minutes of the game to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2004.
• The only touchdown in the game was a nine-yard pass from Mark Sanchez to Dustin Keller in the third quarter.
• Tom Brady's streak of 21 consecutive wins as starting quarterback (one shy of Jim McMahon's record since the merger) came to an end. He finished without a passing TD for just the third time in his last 21 games (twice against the Jets).
• The Jets snapped the Patriots' nine-game win streak at the Meadowlands (eight at Jets, one at Giants) and won for just the third time in the teams' last 14 meetings including playoffs.
It was the first time New England was held without a touchdown since Dec. 10, 2006 at Miami (first time in 37 games), as the Patriots went 0-for-3 in the red zone.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Jets CB Lito Sheppard left with a right quadriceps injury after breaking up the throw to Galloway in the end zone, and didn't return. CB Donald Strickland injured an ankle in the third quarter and also didn't return. ... Rookie Julian Edelman had eight catches for 98 yards in place of Welker.
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 20: Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets throws a pass against the New England...(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.5||4.6|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||0-3||1-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|FG||06:50||Stephen Gostkowski 45 Yd||3||0|
|FG||11:30||Stephen Gostkowski 25 Yd||6||0|
|FG||05:59||Jay Feely 33 Yd||6||3|
|FG||00:17||Stephen Gostkowski 29 Yd||9||3|
|TD||13:57||Dustin Keller 9 Yd Pass From Mark Sanchez (Jay Feely Kick)||9||10|
|FG||08:22||Jay Feely 24 Yd||9||13|
|FG||09:48||Jay Feely 39 Yd||9||16|
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