The New York Jets had a crucial win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon in New York. The 17-6 victory over Carolina improved the Jets’ record to 5-6. With just 5 games left to be played before the playoffs, this important win raised the hopes of the Jets being a part of all the playoff action.
Jake Delhomme of the Carolina Panthers threw 4 interceptions which led to their loss. The New York Jets’ defensive player, Darrelle Revis made two interceptions and even returned one for a 67 yard touchdown. This was the first defensive touchdown of this season for the Jets.
Rookie quarterback, Mark Sanchez, didn’t throw any touchdowns this game. However, he did manage to end the game with 154 yards, just one interception, and completed 13 of 17 passes. He distributed the ball well to 5 different receivers who made receptions, such as Braylon Edwards who caught 3 balls for 40 yards, and Dustin Keller who caught 4 for 68 yards.
The New York Jets will play their next game at Buffalo against the Bills on Thursday, December 3, and they need to win in order to have a chance to get into the playoffs.
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