N.Y. Jets 26, Cleveland 20

Date - 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, November 14, 2010
Location - FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio
Temperature - 46°
Head Official - Terry McAulay
Attendance - 67449

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 OT Total
N.Y. Jets 3 14 0 3 6 26
Cleveland 10 3 0 7 0 20

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
N.Y. Jets 0-0 0-0 0-0 W2
Cleveland 0-0 0-0 0-0 L1


Mark Sanchez hit Santonio Holmes with a 37-yard touchdown pass with 16 seconds left in overtime to give the New York Jets a 26-20 victory over the host Cleveland Browns on Sunday in a game featuring many story lines.

Both teams blew chances in overtime before New York (7-2) forced a punt deep inside Cleveland territory that Jim Leonhard returned 18 yards to the Cleveland 37.

On the next play, Sanchez found Holmes on a quick slant. Holmes broke two tackles and sprinted to the end zone for the Jets’ second straight overtime win. They beat Detroit 23-20 last week.

Cleveland (3-6) squandered a chance in overtime when Chansi Stuckey fumbled a completed pass from Colt McCoy inside the Jets’ 35-yard line, but New York couldn't capitalize when Nick Folk missed his third field goal of the game, a 47-yarder that was far right.

After compiling 14 yards of total offense in their first three second-half possessions, McCoy took the Browns 59 yards on 10 plays, connecting with Mohamed Massaquoi   for a 3-yard TD with 44 seconds left to pull even 20-20 and force overtime.

McCoy finished 18 of 31 for 205 yards.

Sanchez, who played most of the second half with a right calf injury, led New York on two second-quarter touchdown drives that totaled 156 yards on 20 plays for a 17-13 lead that held up until McCoy’s late TD drive. He finished 27 of 44 for 299 yards with two touchdowns and one pick.

Jets coach Rex Ryan coached against his twin brother Rob Ryan, the Browns' defensive coordinator, and Browns coach Eric Mangini was facing the club that fired him two years ago.

Top Game Performances

N.Y. Jets   Cleveland
Shonn Greene Player Peyton Hillis
20 Attempts 19
72 Yards 82
3.6 Avg Yards 4.3
0 Touchdowns 1
10 Long 14
N.Y. Jets   Cleveland
Santonio HolmesPlayer Benjamin Watson
5 Receptions 5
76 Yards 74
15.2 Avg Yards 14.8
1 Touchdowns 0
37 Long 19

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
N.Y. Jets 456 172 284 3 2 0 3.0 2
Cleveland 303 107 196 2 2 1 2.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Jacksonville. The Browns have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • N.Y. Jets will play their next game at home against Houston. The Jets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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