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2015 New York Jets season
Head Coach Todd Bowles
General Manager Mike Maccagnan
Home Field MetLife Stadium
Results
Record 10–6
Place 2nd AFC East
Playoff Finish Did Not Qualify
Pro Bowlers Brandon Marshall, WR
Darrelle Revis, CB
Muhammad Wilkerson, DE
Nick Mangold, C
Chris Ivory, RB
Uniform
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Timeline
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The 2015 New York Jets season was the franchise's 46th season in the National Football League and the 56th overall. The team improved on their 4–12 record in 2014 under former head Coach Rex Ryan. Under new head coach Todd Bowles, they succeeded in matching their record in just five games, starting 4–1. Prior to the season, the Jets made a number of moves, including, re-acquiring Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie, two cornerbacks who were instrumental in the Jets previous defensive success, and obtaining Ryan Fitzpatrick and Brandon Marshall in trades. The team retrogressed to 5–5, before going on a five-game winning streak, clinching their first winning season since 2010. However, it wasn't enough to make the playoffs, as they lost to the Buffalo Bills in Week 17 and the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cleveland Browns. The Steelers and Jets both finished 10–6, but the Steelers clinched the final AFC playoff spot over the Jets based on a better record vs. common opponents. The Jets finished the season as the league's only team with a winning record to not make the playoffs.

TransactionsEdit

Coaching and staff personnel changesEdit

  • The Jets fired general manager John Idzik and head coach Rex Ryan on December 29, 2014.[1]
  • Offensive line coach Mike Devlin left the Jets to accept the same position with the Houston Texans on January 9, 2015.[2]
  • The Jets hired Mike Maccagnan as general manager on January 13, 2015.[3]
  • The Jets hired Todd Bowles as head coach on January 14, 2015.[4]
  • Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman, defensive line coach Karl Dunbar, linebackers coach Bobby April III, defensive backs coach Tim McDonald, assistant defensive line coach Jeff Weeks, and assistant strength and conditioning coach Jason Oszvart were hired to the same positions by the Buffalo Bills on January 15, 2015. Offensive assistant Tony Sparano Jr. was named tight ends coach on January 15 by the Bills.[5][6]
  • Quarterbacks coach David Lee was hired by the Buffalo Bills for the same position on January 19, 2015.[7]
  • The Jets hired Chan Gailey as offensive coordinator on January 20, 2015.[8]
  • The Jets hired Kacy Rodgers as defensive coordinator, Bobby April as special teams coordinator, Mike Caldwell as the assistant head coach/inside linebackers coach, Mark Collins as the outside linebackers coach, Joe Danna as the defensive backs coach, Karl Dorrell as the wide receivers coach, and Robby Brown as an offensive quality control coach on January 23, 2015.[9]
  • The Jets hired Pepper Johnson as the defensive line coach on January 24, 2015.[10]
  • The Jets hired Brian Heimerdinger as director of player personnel on January 27, 2015.[11]
  • The Jets hired Steve Marshall as offensive line coach, Marcel Shipp as running backs coach and Kevin Patullo as quarterbacks coach on January 27, 2015.[11]
  • The Jets hired Rex Hogan as senior director of college scouting on January 29, 2015.[12]
  • The Jets hired Jimmie Johnson as tight ends coach, Daylon McCutcheon as assistant defensive backs coach, and Ryan Slowik as assistant defensive line/defensive quality control coach on January 29, 2015.[13]
  • The Jets named Ron Heller as assistant offensive line coach and Steve Hagen as assistant special teams coach on February 3, 2015.[14]
  • The Jets hired John Scott, Jr. as an defensive quality control coach on February 11, 2015.[15]
  • The Jets fired director of pro personnel Brendan Prophett on May 4, 2015.[16]

ArrivalsEdit

DeparturesEdit

TradesEdit

To JetsEdit

  • The Chicago Bears traded Brandon Marshall and a 2015 seventh round (224th overall) draft pick to the Jets for New York's 2015 fifth round (142nd overall) draft pick on March 10, 2015.[58]
  • The Houston Texans traded Ryan Fitzpatrick to the Jets for a 2016 late-round conditional draft pick on March 11, 2015.[59]
  • The Houston Texans traded DeVier Posey and their 2015 third round (82nd overall), fifth round (152nd overall), and seventh round (229th overall) draft picks to the Jets for New York's 2015 third round (70th overall) draft pick on May 1, 2015.[60]
  • The St. Louis Rams traded Zac Stacy to the Jets for New York's 2015 seventh round (224th overall) pick on May 2, 2015.[61]

From JetsEdit

  • The Jets traded their 2015 fourth round (104th overall) and seventh round (224th overall) draft picks to the Jacksonville Jaguars for Jacksonville's 2015 fourth round (103rd overall) draft pick on May 2, 2015.[62]

Free agentsEdit

Position Player Free agency
tag
Date signed/released 2015 team Notes
CB Phillip Adams UFA March 12, 2015 Atlanta Falcons [63]
LB Nick Bellore UFA April 3, 2015 San Francisco 49ers [64]
G Willie Colon UFA March 12, 2015 New York Jets [65]
FB John Conner UFA May 13, 2015 Buffalo Bills [66]
LB Jermaine Cunningham UFA
DE Leger Douzable UFA April 8, 2015 New York Jets [67]
NT Kenrick Ellis UFA March 18, 2015 New York Giants [68]
LB David Harris UFA March 6, 2015 New York Jets [69]
NT Damon Harrison RFA April 29, 2015 New York Jets [70]
OT Ben Ijalana UFA April 1, 2015 New York Jets [71]
S Jaiquawn Jarrett ERFA April 24, 2015 New York Jets [72]
RB Chris Johnson UFA August 17, 2015 Arizona Cardinals [73]
S Dawan Landry UFA
RB Bilal Powell UFA March 10, 2015 New York Jets [74]
LS Tanner Purdum UFA March 12, 2015 New York Jets [75]
WR Greg Salas RFA May 13, 2015 Detroit Lions [76]
QB Matt Simms ERFA December 30, 2014 New York Jets [17]
QB Michael Vick UFA August 25, 2015Pittsburgh Steelers
CB Kyle Wilson UFA April 1, 2015 New Orleans Saints [77]
RFA: Restricted free agent, UFA: Unrestricted free agent, ERFA: Exclusive rights free agent, FT: Franchise tag

DraftEdit

2015 New York Jets Draft
RD Selection Player Position College Notes
1 6 Leonard Williams Defensive end USC
2 37 Devin Smith Wide receiver Ohio St.
370 Traded to the Houston Texans for picks 82, 152, 229, and DeVier Posey.
82 Lorenzo Mauldin Outside Linebacker Louisville Traded from the Houston Texans for pick 70 along with DeVier Posey
4 103 Bryce Petty Quarterback Baylor Traded from the Jacksonville Jaguars for pick 104 and 229
104 Traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars for pick 103.
5 142 Traded to the Chicago Bears for WR Brandon Marshall.
152 Jarvis Harrison Guard Texas A&M Traded from the Houston Texans for pick 70 along with DeVier Posey.
6 181 Traded to the Seattle Seahawks for WR Percy Harvin.
7 223 Deon SimonDefensive tackle Northwestern State
224 Traded from the Chicago Bears with WR Brandon Marshall then traded to the St. Louis Rams for RB Zac Stacy.
229 Trade from Houston Texans via Cleveland Browns then traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars for pick 103.

ScheduleEdit

On November 6, 2014, the NFL announced that the Jets were scheduled to visit the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium in London, England as part of the International Series. This became the first time that a divisional match has taken place in London. The game occurred on Sunday, October 4, and aired on CBS in the United States. The kickoff time was 9:30 a.m. EDT (2:30 p.m. local time).[78] Miami is to be the designated home team for this game, and both teams will have their bye the following week.[79]

The remainder of the Jets' 2015 schedule was announced on April 21.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 August 13 at Detroit L 3–23 0–1 Ford Field Recap
2 August 21 Atlanta W 30–22 1–1 MetLife Stadium Recap
3 August 29 at New York Giants W 28–18 2–1 MetLife Stadium Recap
4 September 3 Philadelphia W 24–18 3–1 MetLife Stadium Recap

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 September 13 Cleveland W 31–10 1–0 MetLife Stadium Recap
2 September 21 at Indianapolis W 20–7 2–0 Lucas Oil Stadium Recap
3 September 27 Philadelphia L 17–24 2–1 MetLife Stadium Recap
4 October 4 at Miami W 27–14 3–1 Wembley Stadium Recap
5 Bye week
6 October 18 Washington W 34–20 4–1 MetLife Stadium Recap
7 October 25 at New England L 23–30 4–2 Gillette Stadium Recap
8 November 1 at Oakland L 20–34 4–3 O.co Coliseum Recap
9 November 8 Jacksonville W 28–23 5–3 MetLife Stadium Recap
10 November 12 Buffalo L 17–22 5–4 MetLife Stadium Recap
11 November 22 at Houston L 17–24 5–5 NRG Stadium Recap
12 November 29 Miami W 38–20 6–5 MetLife Stadium Recap
13 December 6 at New York Giants W 23–20 (OT) 7–5 MetLife Stadium Recap
14 December 13 Tennessee W 30–8 8–5 MetLife Stadium Recap
15 December 19 at Dallas W 19–16 9–5 AT&T Stadium Recap
16 December 27 New England W 26–20 (OT) 10–5 MetLife Stadium Recap
17 January 3 at Buffalo L 17–22 10–6 Ralph Wilson Stadium Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Template:2015 AFC East standings

ConferenceEdit

Template:2015 AFC standings

StaffEdit

New York Jets staff
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Final rosterEdit

2015 New York Jets final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

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Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 9 Inactive, 9 Practice squad

Regular season resultsEdit

Week 1: vs. Cleveland BrownsEdit

Week One: Cleveland Browns at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Browns 0 10 0 0 10
Jets 0 14 10 7 31

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter
  • No scoring
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • NYJ (10:43) - Chris Ivory 3 yd rush (Nick Folk kick)
    Jets 31, Browns 10 Drive: 4 plays, 19 yds, 2:11

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Top passers
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Top defenders
Top special teams

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The Jets open the 2015 season with a resounding 31-10 win over the Cleveland Browns at Metlife Stadium to open Todd Bowles' tenure as Jets HC, replacing Rex Ryan, who manned the sidelines for the past six seasons. The Jets had five takeaways against Cleveland, including a Johnny Manziel interception. Fitzpatrick had a solid debut, throwing 2 TDs to Marshall (1 yard) and Decker (15 yards) respectively. Chris Ivory also had a good day, rushing for 91 yards and 2 TDs, the second of which sealed the game in the 4th quarter.

Week 2: at Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Week Two: New York Jets at Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 7 3 0 10 20
Colts 0 0 0 7 7

at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana

Game information
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First quarter

Eric Decker 6-yard TD pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick. (Nick Folk kick) Drive: 4 plays, 9 yards, 1:44 (NYJ 7-0)

Second quarter

Nick Folk 35-yard field goal. Drive: 10 plays, 54 yards, 5:12 (NYJ 10-0)

Third quarter

Donte Moncrief 26-yard TD reception from Andrew Luck. (Adam Vinatieri kick) Drive: 8 plays, 91 yards, 3:59 (NYJ 10-7)

Fourth quarter

Brandon Marshall 15-yard TD reception from Ryan Fitzpatrick. (Nick Folk kick) Drive: 7 plays, 80 yards, 3:47 (NYJ 17-7)

Nick Folk 46-yard field goal. Drive: 8 plays, 34 yards, 3:38 (NYJ 20-7) Template:Multicol-break

Top passers
  • NYJ – Ryan Fitzpatrick: 22/34, 244 yards, 2 TD, INT
  • IND – Andrew Luck: 21/37, 250 yards, TD, 3 INT
Top rushers
  • NYJ – Chris Ivory: 14 car, 57 yards
  • IND – Frank Gore: 15 car, 57 yards
Top receivers
  • NYJ – Brandon Marshall: 7 rec, 101 yards, TD
  • IND – Donte Moncrief: 7 rec, 122 yards, TD
Top tacklers
  • NYJ – Buster Skrine: 7 tackles
  • IND – D'Qwell Jackson: 6 tackles

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The Jets defeated the Indianapolis Colts 20-7 in a sloppy Monday Night Matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Jets defense forced five turnovers, intercepting Andrew Luck, the league leader in TD passes last year, three times. A 26-yd TD reception by Donte Moncrief cut the Jets lead to three points (10-7), before a clutch seven-play, 80-yd TD drive culminating in a 15-yd TD pass to Marshall sealed the win for New York.

Week 3: vs. Philadelphia EaglesEdit

Week Three: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 3 21 0 0 24
Jets 0 7 0 10 17

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter

Cody Parkey 30-yard field goal. Drive: 11 plays, 59 yards, 4:15. (PHI 3-0)

Second quarter

Darren Sproles 89-yard punt TD return. (Cody Parkey kick) (PHI 10-0)

Ryan Mathews 23-yard TD pass from Sam Bradford. (Cody Parkey kick) Drive: 8 plays, 75 yards, 3:19. (PHI 17-0)

Darren Sproles 1-yard TD run. (Cody Parkey kick) Drive: 7 plays, 36 yards, 2:27. (PHI 24-0)

Brandon Marshall 16-yard TD pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick. (Nick Folk kick) Drive: 9 plays, 79 yards, 2:05. (PHI 24-7)

Third quarter

No scoring

Fourth quarter

Jeremy Kerley 7-yard TD pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick. (Nick Folk kick) Drive: 16 plays, 81 yards, 8:11. (PHI 24-14)

Nick Folk 53-yard field goal. Drive: 5 plays, 16 yards, 0:28. (PHI 24-17) Template:Multicol-break

Top passers
  • PHI – Sam Bradford: 14/28, 118 yards, TD
  • NYJ – Ryan Fitzpatrick: 35/58, 283 yards, 2 TD, 3 INT
Top rushers
  • PHI – Ryan Mathews: 24 car, 108 yards
  • NYJ – Bilal Powell: 10 car, 31 yards
Top receivers
  • PHI – Jordan Matthews: 6 rec, 49 yards
  • NYJ – Brandon Marshall: 10 rec, 109 yards, TD
Top tacklers
  • PHI – Jordan Hicks: 9 tackles
  • NYJ – Demario Davis: 6 tackles

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After the Jets' upset win against the Colts on Monday night, they headed back to MetLife Stadium to face the Eagles. With 2014 rushing champ DeMarco Murray, who had rushed for 11 yards on 21 carries, injured, the Eagles rushing attack was explosive under Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles. Philadelphia quickly jumped to a 24-0 lead in the 2nd quarter, intercepting Ryan Fitzpatrick 3 times (although 2 of them were batted passes or botched catches). New York scored 17 unanswered, however the Jets couldn't capitalize on many opportunities and Philadelphia won 24-17. The Eagles remain as the only NFL team that the Jets have never defeated in franchise history, as the Eagles improved their all-time head-to-head record against the Jets to 10–0.[80]

Week 4: at Miami DolphinsEdit

NFL International Series
Week Four: New York Jets at Miami Dolphins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 10 10 7 0 27
Dolphins 0 7 0 7 14

at Wembley Stadium, London, England

Game information
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First quarter

Chris Ivory 3-yard TD run. (Nick Folk kick) (NYJ 7-0)

Nick Folk 22-yard field goal. (NYJ 10-0)

Second quarter

Nick Folk 48-yard field goal. (NYJ 13-0)

Ryan Tannehill 8-yard pass to Jake Stoneburner. (Andrew Franks kick) (NYJ 13-7)

Ryan Fitzpatrick 10-yard pass to Eric Decker. (Nick Folk kick) (NYJ 20-7)

Third quarter

Zac Stacy 2-yard TD run. (Nick Folk kick) (NYJ 27-7)

Fourth quarter

Ryan Tannehill 10-yard pass to Kenny Stills. (Andrew Franks kick) (NYJ 27-14) Template:Multicol-break

Top passers
  • NYJ –
  • MIA –
Top rushers
  • NYJ –
  • MIA –
Top receivers
  • NYJ –
  • MIA –
Top tacklers
  • NYJ –
  • MIA –

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The New York Jets traveled across the pond for the first time in franchise history to face their AFC East rival, the Miami Dolphins. The offense, led by QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, got off to a quick start with a 58-yard heave to Brandon Marshall and a 3-yard touchdown run by Chris Ivory to put the Jets up 7-0. The Jets defense dominated the Dolphins offense for the majority of the game, shutting down Ryan Tannehill, however the Dolphins pulled within 2 scores in the 4th quarter. NYJ forced 2 interceptions, both in the fourth quarter, to put the game away. The New York Jets won 27-14, and improved their record to 3-1 on the season.

Week 6: vs. Washington RedskinsEdit

Week Six: Washington Redskins at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 7 6 0 7 20
Jets 7 3 17 7 34

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • WAS –
  • NYJ –
Top rushers
  • WAS –
  • NYJ –
Top receivers
  • WAS –
  • NYJ –
Top tacklers
  • WAS –
  • NYJ –

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After their bye week, New York returned home to face the Washington Redskins. In the first half, Washington played extremely aggressive on defense, forcing 3 turnovers. In the third quarter, the Jets' offense exploded, scoring 17 points, and the defense intercepted Washington QB Kirk Cousins twice to seal the deal. In the victory, Brandon Marshall became the first Jets receiver since Don Maynard in 1968 to have 4 straight 100-yard games, and Chris Ivory recorded a career-high 196 total yards With the win, the Jets improved to 4-1.

Week 7: at New England PatriotsEdit

Week Seven: New York Jets at New England Patriots – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 3 7 7 6 23
Patriots 3 10 3 14 30

at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts

Game information
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Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • NYJ –
  • NE –
Top rushers
  • NYJ –
  • NE –
Top receivers
  • NYJ –
  • NE –
Top tacklers
  • NYJ –
  • NE –

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The Jets travel to New England to take on the Patriots. With the Jets leading 17-16 in the second half, the Jets were in position to strengthen their lead when Brandon Marshall dropped a TD, leading to a FG making the advantage 20-16. However, touchdowns to Danny Amendola and Rob Gronkowski ended those hopes and the Jets would go on to lose, 30-23 in which many plays and questionable decisions were left on the field by the coaching staff.

Week 8: at Oakland RaidersEdit

Week Eight: New York Jets at Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 3 3 7 7 20
Raiders 7 14 10 3 34

at O.co Coliseum, Oakland, California

Game information
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Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • NYJ –
  • OAK –
Top rushers
  • NYJ –
  • OAK –
Top receivers
  • NYJ –
  • OAK –
Top tacklers
  • NYJ –
  • OAK –

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Week 9: vs. Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Week Nine: Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 3 7 3 10 23
Jets 14 0 7 7 28

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter
  • JAX – Jason Myers 45-yard field goal, Jaguars 3–0. Drive: 10 plays, 29 yards, 5:03.
  • NYJ – Eric Decker 7-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Ryan Quigley kick), Jets 7–3. Drive: 6 plays, 51 yards, 3:51.
  • NYJ – Chris Ivory 1-yard run (Ryan Quigley kick), Jets 14–3. Drive: 6 plays, 31 yards, 2:43.
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • JAX – Jason Myers 39-yard field goal, Jets 14–13. Drive: 5 plays, 23 yards, 1:43.
  • NYJ – Chris Ivory 1-yard run (Ryan Quigley kick), Jets 21–13. Drive: 8 plays, 73 yards, 2:30.
Fourth quarter
  • JAX – Jason Myers 35-yard field goal, Jets 21–16. Drive: 9 plays, 73 yards, 2:55.
  • NYJ – Brandon Marshall 20-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Ryan Quigley kick), Jets 28–16. Drive: 3 plays, 25 yards, 0:56.
  • JAX – Bryan Walters 20-yard pass from Blake Bortles (Jason Myers kick), Jets 28–23. Drive: 3 plays, 72 yards, 0:25.

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Top passers
  • JAX – Blake Bortles – 24/40, 381 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
  • NYJ – Ryan Fitzpatrick – 21/34, 272 yards, 2 TD
Top rushers
  • JAX – T.J. Yeldon – 14 rushes, 64 yards
  • NYJ – Chris Ivory – 23 rushes, 26 yards, 2 TD
Top receivers
  • JAX – Allen Hurns – 5 receptions, 122 yards, TD
  • NYJ – Erik Decker – 6 receptions, 79 yards, TD
Top tacklers

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With the win, The Jets broke their 2 game losing streak.

Week 10: vs. Buffalo BillsEdit

Week Ten: Buffalo Bills at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bills 0 12 10 0 22
Jets 3 0 7 7 17

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • BUF –
  • NYJ –
Top rushers
  • BUF –
  • NYJ –
Top receivers
  • BUF –
  • NYJ –
Top tacklers
  • BUF –
  • NYJ –

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As part of Nike's NFL color rush on Thursday Night Football, the Jets wore kelly green uniforms.

Week 11: at Houston TexansEdit

Week Eleven: New York Jets at Houston Texans – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 3 7 7 17
Texans 0 10 14 0 24

at NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas

  • Date: November 22
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Played indoors (retractable roof closed)
  • Game attendance: 71,718
  • Referee: John Parry
  • TV announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Rich Gannon
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
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Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • NYJ –
  • HOU –
Top rushers
  • NYJ –
  • HOU –
Top receivers
  • NYJ –
  • HOU –
Top tacklers
  • NYJ –
  • HOU –

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The Jets not only lost the game, but they lost their No 1 cornerback Darelle Revis to a concussion after being burned by DeAndre Hopkins for a 69 yard touchdown.

Week 12: vs. Miami DolphinsEdit

Week Twelve: Miami Dolphins at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Dolphins 0 0 7 13 20
Jets 7 7 7 17 38

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: November 29
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Template:Convert/F, sunny
  • Game attendance: 78,160
  • Referee: Bill Vinovich
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts and Evan Washburn
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
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Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • MIA –
  • NYJ –
Top rushers
  • MIA –
  • NYJ –
Top receivers
  • MIA –
  • NYJ –
Top tacklers
  • MIA –
  • NYJ –

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Week 13: at New York GiantsEdit

Week Thirteen: New York Jets at New York Giants – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 3 7 0 10 23
Giants 0 20 0 0 20

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: December 6
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Template:Convert/F, sunny
  • Game attendance: 80,898
  • Referee: John Hussey
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts and Evan Washburn
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
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First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Overtime

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Top passers
  • NYJ –
  • NYG –
Top rushers
  • NYJ –
  • NYG –
Top receivers
  • NYJ –
  • NYG –
Top tacklers
  • NYJ –
  • NYG –

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The New York Jets came back from a 20-10 deficit to beat the New York Giants with an interception by Rontez Miles and a Randy Bullock field goal with a late 4th quarter touchdown to Brandon Marshall to send it to overtime. Randy Bullock's field goal put the Jets up 23-20. The Jets sealed the victory with Josh Brown missing his first field goal. The Jets improve to 5-8 all time against the Giants The New

Week 14: vs. Tennessee TitansEdit

Week Fourteen: Tennessee Titans at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Titans 0 0 8 0 8
Jets 10 17 0 3 30

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • TEN –
  • NYJ –
Top rushers
  • TEN –
  • NYJ –
Top receivers
  • TEN –
  • NYJ –
Top tacklers
  • TEN –
  • NYJ –

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Week 15: at Dallas CowboysEdit

Week Fifteen: New York Jets at Dallas Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 6 3 0 10 19
Cowboys 3 7 3 3 16

at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

  • Date: December 19
  • Game time: 8:25 p.m. EST/7:25 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Played indoors (retractable roof closed)
  • Game attendance: 90,345
  • Referee: Craig Wrolstad
  • TV announcers (NFLN): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
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Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • NYJ –
  • DAL –
Top rushers
  • NYJ –
  • DAL –
Top receivers
  • NYJ –
  • DAL –
Top tacklers
  • NYJ –
  • DAL –

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With the win, the Jets improved to 9-5 and secured their first winning season since 2010 and eliminated the Cowboys from playoff contention.

Week 16: vs. New England PatriotsEdit

Week Sixteen: New England Patriots at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Patriots 0 3 10 7 20
Jets 3 7 7 3 26

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • NE – Tom Brady: 22/31, 231 yards, TD, INT
  • NYJ – Ryan Fitzpatrick: 35/58, 283 yards, 3 TD
Top rushers
  • NE – Brandon Bolden: 9 car, 30 yards
  • NYJ – Bilal Powell: 7 car, 56 yards
Top receivers
  • NE – Rob Gronkowski: 4 rec, 86 yards
  • NYJ – Brandon Marshall: 8 rec, 115 yards, 2 TD
Top tacklers

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Highlighting the Jets' 5 game winning streak and push for the playoffs, the Jets took down the 12-2 Patriots. Ryan Fitzpatrick continued his excellent play over the last several weeks, outdueling Tom Brady and throwing no interceptions. The Jets took an early lead with a Randy Bullock field goal, although the Patriots countered with a Stephen Gostkowski field goal. The Jets then scored 14 unanswered points with 2 Fitzpatrick-Marshall touchdowns, but then New England started to come back but it wasn't enough on a controversial coin toss that led to an Eric Decker touchdown. With Pittsburgh's loss to Baltimore, The Jets were in position to secure the final wild card spot by beating their former head coach, Rex Ryan, and their division rival, the Buffalo Bills.

Week 17: at Buffalo BillsEdit

Week Seventeen: New York Jets at Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 7 10 0 17
Bills 7 9 3 3 22

at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

Game information
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Third quarter
Fourth quarter

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Top passers
  • NYJ –
  • BUF –
Top rushers
  • NYJ –
  • BUF –
Top receivers
  • NYJ –
  • BUF –
Top tacklers
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With Ryan Fitzpatrick throwing 3 interceptions (all in the fourth quarter) and Darelle Revis struggling to stop Sammy Watkins, The New York Jets fall to 10-6 snapping their 5 game winning streak and eliminating them from the playoffs with a Pittsburgh Steelers win over the Cleveland Browns

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