Posts Tagged ‘Eric Smith’


Staying alive- Jets remain in playoff hunt with lopsided win

December 14, 2009


Thomas Jones had two touchdowns on Sunday


Kellen Clemens looked awful throwing the ball, but looked great handing it off as the Jets ran away with a 26-3 victory in Tampa.  

Thomas Jones had 99 rushing yards and two touchdowns (his third multi-TD game of the season) to help the Jets to their third straight victory after they dropped their previous 3 games. New York has rushed for 100-plus yards in 10 straight games, its longest streak since doing so in 13 straight games in 1981.

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Oh, Canada! Jets take on Bills in Toronto

December 3, 2009


Terrell vs. Darrelle, part two: Let's gets ready to rumble.


The New York Jets and Buffalo Bills meet in Toronto Thursday night, in a rematch of their meeting on October 18.  The Bills picked off Mark Sanchez five times in a 16-13 overtime road victory. However, the Jets were able to rush for an astonishing 318 yards rushing, and running the football should be the Jets No. 1 priority Thursday.  

While the Jets running game was impressive in week 6, the Buffalo Bills once-pathetic offense looked equally impressive Sunday against Miami. After averaging 12.3 points in the previous eight games, the Bills scored 24 unanswered points in the fourth quarter en route to a 31-14 win over the Dolphins this past Sunday. The 31 point outburst included a 51-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick to Terrell Owens.  The Bills will be tested against the NFL’s No. 2 ranked defense. 

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The long Rhodes back

November 30, 2009

Kerry Rhodes celebrates with Revis and Eric Smith after catching his second interception against the Panthers.

Head Coach Rex Ryan went from demoting safety Kerry Rhodes, to hugging him after Sunday’s win against the Panthers.

Rhodes, who played in only nickel and dime packages this week after starting since his rookie season (74 consecutive games), responded with two interceptions in the Jets’ 17-6 victory at The Meadowlands.

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