N.Y. Jets 23, Detroit 20

Date - 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, November 7, 2010
Location - Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
Temperature - DOME
Head Official - Alberto Riveron
Attendance - 57799

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 OT Total
N.Y. Jets 0 10 0 10 3 23
Detroit 7 0 6 7 0 20

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
N.Y. Jets 0-0 0-0 0-0 W1
Detroit 0-0 0-0 0-0 L1


Santonio Holmes’ 52-yard reception in overtime set up Nick Folk’s 30-yard game-winning field goal as the New York Jets rallied past the Lions 23-20 at Detroit on Sunday.

The Lions (2-6) looked to be in control when Matt Stafford, who ran for one touchdown, threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Nate Burleson with 11:51 in the fourth quarter for a 20-10 lead.

But Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez scored from a yard out to cut the deficit to 20-17 and then New York got a 36-yard field by Folk on the final play of regulation to tie the game at 20-20.

Stafford finished 20 for 36 for 240 yards before leaving the game in the fourth quarter with an apparent shoulder injury.

Stafford scored on a 1-yard run of his own in the third quarter to give Detroit a 13-10 lead. Detroit missed what turned out to be a crucial extra point as defensive end Ndamukong Suh hit the uprights on the kick while subbing for the injured Jason Hanson.

The Lions struck first on a 10-yard scoring pass from Stafford to Brandon Pettigrew in the first quarter.

New York (6-2), which was shut out last week by the Green Bay Packers, didn’t score until Folk hit a 31-yard field goal with 4:46 left in the second quarter.

Sanchez then found Braylon Edwards on a 74-yard bomb with a minute left in the first half to give the Jets a 10-7 lead.

Sanchez finished 22 for 39 for 323 yards.

Top Game Performances

N.Y. Jets   Detroit
LaDainian Tomlinson Player Jahvid Best
15 Attempts 16
55 Yards 48
3.7 Avg Yards 3.0
0 Touchdowns 0
10 Long 17
N.Y. Jets   Detroit
Santonio HolmesPlayer Nate Burleson
5 Receptions 7
114 Yards 113
22.8 Avg Yards 16.1
0 Touchdowns 1
52 Long 36

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
N.Y. Jets 424 110 314 2 3 0 2.0 0
Detroit 306 78 228 3 0 1 1.0 3

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Buffalo. The Lions have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • N.Y. Jets will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Jets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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