N.Y. Jets 27, Buffalo 11

Sunday, November 6, 2011 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, November 6, 2011
WHERE: Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York
TEMPERATURE: 57°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Ed Hochuli
ATTENDANCE: 70133

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
N.Y. Jets 0 3 17 7 27
Buffalo 0 0 3 8 11

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
N.Y. Jets 5-3 4-0 1-3 W3
Buffalo 5-3 4-1 1-2 L1

Recap

The New York Jets stuffed Fred Jackson on a fourth-and-inches play in the fourth quarter and shut down the high-powered Buffalo Bills' offense on the way to a 27-11 road win in an AFC East battle on Sunday.

Led by Jackson, the NFL’s second-leading rusher, Buffalo entered the game averaging over 30 points a game, but the Jets’ defense limited quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to 191 yards and the Bills (5-3) to a season low in points.

Meanwhile, New York (5-3) scored 17 points in under a seven-minute span in the second half to win its third straight game.

The Jets never trailed. They led 3-0 at the half getting a 49-yard field goal by Nick Folk late in the second quarter. New York ate up 10 minutes on one unproductive drive in the first quarter that ended when Mark Sanchez was picked off in the end zone by Jarius Bryd. It was Byrd’s fourth interception in four games against the Jets.

Folk, who missed a 50-yard attempt in the closing seconds of the first half, connected on a 50-yarder early in the third quarter to increase the lead to 6-0 before the Jets took flight.

Jackson’s first fumble of the year set up the game’s first touchdown, a 1-yard dive by LaDanian Tomlinson as the Jets led 13-0. After the Bills got on the board with a short Rian Lindell field goal, New York extended the lead to 20-3 on an 8-yard pass from Sanchez to Santonio Holmes.

John Conner added a 1-yard touchdown run for New York midway through the fourth quarter and the Bills finally scored a touchdown when Fitzpatrick connected with David Nelson on a 7-yard pass.

Jackson finished with 82 yards on 18 carries.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
N.Y. Jets   Buffalo
Shonn Greene Player Fred Jackson
19 Attempts 18
76 Yards 82
4.0 Avg Yards 4.6
0 Touchdowns 0
10 Long 23
Receiving
N.Y. Jets   Buffalo
Plaxico BurressPlayer Stevie Johnson
5 Receptions 3
79 Yards 84
15.8 Avg Yards 28.0
0 Touchdowns 0
19 Long 52

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
N.Y. Jets 348 126 222 3 2 2 0.0 2
Buffalo 287 96 191 1 1 1 1.0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Buffalo will play their next game on the road against Dallas. The Bills have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .625 after a loss.
  • N.Y. Jets will play their next game at home against New England. The Jets have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .625 after a loss.
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