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New York Jets Vs. Green Bay Packers: NFL Week 8 Capsules

After a week off to rest and prepare for the meat of the 2010 schedule, the New York Jets are hoping to pick up where they left off heading into the Bye week. At 5-1, the Jets are tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots for the best record in football. In Week 8, the Jets host a dangerous Green Bay Packers squad that's coming off an emotionally charged home win against the Minnesota Vikings. To get our coverage started leading up to the intriguing inter-conference matchup this Sunday, let's take a look at the series history between the two historic franchises, as well as the up-to-date season stats for both clubs.

SERIES

PACKERS

JETS

SERIES LEADER

 

8-2

STREAKS

 

Past 3 & 8 of past 9

COACHES VS. OPP.

McCarthy: 0-1

Ryan: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 28-24 vs. Vikings

Bye (Wk. 6: W 24-20 at Broncos)

LAST GAME

12/3/06: Jets 38 at Packers 10. New York RB Cedric Houston rushes for 105 yards & 2 TDs as Jets beat Green Bay amidst snow flurries on 19-degree day.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/29/02: Jets 42, Packers 17. New York QB Chad Pennington completes 17 of 24 passes (70.8 pct.) for 196 yards & 4 TDs.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Howard David, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 90 (GB), 123 (NYJ). XM: 105 (NYJ).

STATS

PASSING

Rodgers: 150-235-1,841 (2C)-12 (T3C)-9-89.0

Sanchez: 98-177-1,100-9-2-86.4

RUSHING

Jackson: 80-363-4.5-2

Tomlinson: 92-490-5.3-5

RECEIVING

Driver: 28-307-11.0-3

Keller (TE): 24-343-14.3-5

OFFENSE

350.0

334.2

TAKE/GIVE

-1

+10 (1L)

DEFENSE

338.4

319.0

SACKS

Matthews: 8.5 (1L)

Ellis: 3.5

INTs

Hawk, T. Williams: 2

Cromartie: 2

PUNTING

Masthay: 43.2

Weatherford: 45.5

KICKING

Crosby: 47 (20/20 PAT; 9/12 FG)

Folk: 55 (3C) (16/16 PAT; 13/15 FG)