NFL Capsule: Cardinals at Jets

NFL Capsule: Cardinals at Jets
November 29, 2012, 2:04 pm
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ARIZONA (4-7) At NEW YORK JETS (4-7)

Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Jets by 3 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Arizona 4-7; New York 6-5

SERIES RECORD - Jets lead 5-2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 28; Jets No. 24

LAST MEETING - Jets beat Cardinals 56-35, Sept. 28, 2008

LAST WEEK - Cardinals lost to Rams 31-17; Jets lost to Patriots 49-19

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (30), PASS (24)

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (23), PASS (4)

JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (15), PASS (28)

JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (30), PASS (7)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Teams meeting for first time since game four years ago in which Jets scored 34 points in second quarter and Brett Favre finished with six TD passes to tie team record, including three to Laveranues Coles. Game also marked big hit by Jets S Eric Smith on WR Anquan Boldin that led to both being carted off field - and Smith suspended a game. ... Arizona has lost seven in row. ... Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt played three seasons (1991-93) with Jets as TE/H-back. ... Rookie QB Ryan Lindley could make second NFL start if starter Kevin Kolb (ribs) misses another game. Lindley intercepted four times last week, including two returned for TDs by St. Louis' Janoris Jenkins. ... C Lyle Sendlein placed on IR this week after tearing ligament in left knee. ... WR Larry Fitzgerald has caught at least one pass in 128 consecutive games, second-longest active streak in NFL behind Atlanta's Tony Gonzalez (188). ... RB Beanie Wells had two TD runs last week after missing seven games with turf toe/injured right knee. ... TE Todd Heap needs 4 yards receiving to pass Todd Christensen (5,872) for 10th on career TEs list. ... LB Daryl Washington needs one sack to become fourth inside LB to record 10 in season, and first since Saints' Charlie Clemons in 2001. He's also one sack from tying franchise record by LB (Ken Harvey, 1990). ... Jets coming off one of worst losses in franchise history after allowing 35 points in second quarter of 49-19 blowout. It was most points allowed by Jets since giving up 52 to Miami in 1995 season opener. ... QB Mark Sanchez threw for 301 yards vs. Patriots, marking third time he threw for 300-plus this season, but had two critical turnovers in New England's 35-point second quarter - including fumble after running into RB Brandon Moore's backside. ... Backup QB Tim Tebow didn't play (but was active) vs. New England because of two broken ribs that could make his availability this week questionable. ... Moore has started 132 consecutive games - longest active streak among offensive linemen. LT D'Brickashaw Ferguson has started 107 straight regular-season games, most of any active offensive tackle. ... Jets have just 17 sacks this season, led by LB Bryan Thomas' 2 1/2.

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