N.Y. Jets 24, Denver 20

Sunday, October 17, 2010 4:05 PM
WHEN: 4:05 PM EST, Sunday, October 17, 2010
WHERE: Invesco Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado
TEMPERATURE: 73°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Tony Corrente
ATTENDANCE: 75982

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
N.Y. Jets 0 7 3 14 24
Denver 0 10 7 3 20

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
N.Y. Jets 5-1 2-1 3-0 W5
Denver 2-4 1-2 1-2 L2

Recap

LaDainian Tomlinson scored two touchdowns, including a 2-yard run with 1:13 left, to give the New York Jets a 24-20 victory over the host Denver Broncos on Sunday.

A 46-yard pass-interference penalty against the Broncos’ Renaldo Hill on fourth-and-6 from the Broncos’ 48 set up Tomlinson’s winning score.

Matt Prater’s 48-yard field goal with 3:55 to go had given the Broncos a 20-17 lead. Prater’s career-long 59-yard field goal as time expired in the first half put the Broncos ahead 10-7. The kick tied for the eighth longest in NFL history.

After Kyle Orton’s 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie Demaryius Thomas in the third quarter gave the Broncos a 17-10 lead,  Tomlinson’s 20-yard run in the fourth quarter tied it 17-17.

The Jets’ Nick Folk made it 10-10 with a career-long 56-yard field goal in the third quarter.

Broncos rookie quarterback Tim Tebow scored his first NFL touchdown, a 5-yard run in the second quarter. He finished with six carries for 23 yards.

Mark Sanchez finished 17 of 30 for 198 yards for the Jets (5-1), including a 32-yard touchdown pass to Braylon Edwards, and two interceptions.

Orton was 14 of 34 for 209 yards.

The Broncos (2-4), who entered with an NFL-worst 51.8 yards rushing per game, had a season-high 145 yards.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
N.Y. Jets   Denver
LaDainian Tomlinson Player Knowshon Moreno
16 Attempts 12
55 Yards 48
3.4 Avg Yards 4.0
2 Touchdowns 0
20 Long 14
Receiving
N.Y. Jets   Denver
Dustin Keller Player Jabar Gaffney
3 Receptions 6
75 Yards 81
25.0 Avg Yards 13.5
0 Touchdowns 0
41 Long 27

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
N.Y. Jets 319 129 190 3 1 0 1.0 1
Denver 346 145 201 2 2 2 2.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game at home against Oakland . The Broncos have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • N.Y. Jets will play their next game at home against Green Bay. The Jets have a W/L % of .833 after a win and .833 after a loss.
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