New York Jets At Indianapolis Colts: Wild Card Weekend Game Capsules

Two historic rivals meet this Saturday in the opening game of the 2010 NFL Playoffs. The New York Jets travel to Indianapolis to take on Peyton Manning and the resilient Colts in what might be the most competitive game of the weekend.  Like we've done every week during the 2010 NFL season, here's your game capsule replete with series history information, season stats, and other tidbits worth digesting prior to the weekend's action.

 

NEW YORK JETS-AFC EAST (11-5) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS-AFC SOUTH (10-6)

 

SERIES

 

JETS

COLTS

LEADER

 

40-26

STREAKS

 

7 of past 10

COACHES VS. OPP.

Ryan: 1-1

Caldwell: 1-1

COACHES PLAYOFF RECORD

2-1

2-1

VS. COMMON OPP.

NYJ: 4-1 (Cin. 1-0, Den. 1-0, Hou. 1-0, NE 1-1)

Ind.: 3-2 (Cin. 1-0, Den. 1-0, Hou. 1-1, NE 0-1)

PLAYOFF RECORD

10-12

19-19

LAST WEEK

W 38-7 vs. Bills

W 23-20 vs. Titans

LAST GAME

12/27/09: Jets 29 at Colts 15. New York RBs Thomas Jones (105 yards, 1 TD) & rookie Shonn Greene (95 yards) combine for 200 rushing yards as Jets end Indianapolis' NFL-record 23-game regular-season winning streak.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/27/09

LAST PLAYOFF

1/24/10: Jets 17 at Colts 30. Indianapolis QB Peyton Manning passes for 377 yards with 3 TDs & 0 INTs for 123.6 rating as Colts defeat Jets in AFC Championship.

BROADCAST

NBC (8:00 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Andrea Kremer (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Dave Sims, Boomer Esiason, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 124 (WW1), 125 (NYJ), 123 (Ind.). XM: 124 (WW1), 102 (NYJ), 103 (Ind.).

 

STAT LEADERS

PASSING

Sanchez: 278-507-3,291-17-13-75.3

Manning: 450-679-4,700 (2L)-33 (T2L)-17-91.9

RUSHING

Tomlinson: 219-914-4.2-6

D. Brown: 129-497-3.9-2

RECEIVING

Keller (TE): 55-687-12.5-5

Wayne: 111 (1C)-1,355 (3L)-12.2-6

OFFENSE

351.0

380.8 (3C)

TAKE/GIVE

+9 (T3C)

-4

DEFENSE

    291.5 (3L)

    341.6

SACKS

Thomas: 6

Mathis: 11

INTs

Cromartie, Lowery: 3

3 tied: 2

PR

Wilson: 7.4

White: 8.0

KR

B. Smith: 28.6 (2L)

Rhodes: 21.0

PUNTING

Weatherford: 42.6

McAfee: 42.0

KICKING

Folk: 127 (3C) (37/37 PAT; 30/39 FG)

Vinatieri: 129 (3L) (51/51 PAT; 26/28 FG)

 

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