September 25, 2014

DETROIT (2-1) at NEW YORK JETS (1-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX

OPENING LINE - Pick-em

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Detroit 2-1, New York 1-2

SERIES RECORD - Series tied 6-6

LAST MEETING - Jets beat Lions 23-20 in OT, Nov. 7, 2010

LAST WEEK - Lions beat Packers 19-7; Jets lost to Bears 27-19

AP PRO32 RANKING - Lions No. 10, Jets No. 21

LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (25), PASS (6).

LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (2), PASS (3).

JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (2), PASS (18).

JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (1), PASS (9).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Matchup of top two overall defenses in NFL, based on yardage allowed. ... Lions have not allowed opposing rusher to gain more than 80 yards through first three games. ... WR Calvin Johnson needs one game of 200 or more yards receiving to break tie with Hall of Famer Lance Alworth for most in NFL history with six. Johnson has at least one 200-yard game in each of past three seasons, and he's going up against Jets defense that allowed Packers' Jordy Nelson 209 yards receiving in Week 2. ... QB Matthew Stafford has 112 touchdown passes, seven from passing Hall of Famer Bobby Layne for most in franchise history. ... Ndamukong Suh has 28 1/2 career sacks and needs just one more to break Shaun Rogers' team record for sacks by a DT. ... LB Stephen Tulloch was lost for season last weekend after tearing ACL in left knee after celebrating a sack. ... In second game of consecutive home games as Jets coach, Rex Ryan is 9-2. ... With four sacks for second straight game, Jets increased season total to 10 sacks, matching Jacksonville and Washington for most in NFL. ... Jets have allowed just 35 yards per game on 14 carries per game to opposing running backs. Their average of 2.50 yards per carry allowed to opposing running backs would rank first when compared to top-five rushing defenses since NFL merger. ... QB Geno Smith coming off shaky game in which he threw two INTs, including one returned for TD on first pass. Despite five turnovers in three games, Ryan sticking with Smith over Michael Vick and says team believes in second-year QB. Smith leads NFL QBs with seven rushing TDs since start of last season. ... RB Chris Ivory had career highs with four catches and 52 yards receiving vs. Bears. Leads team with 189 yards rushing on 33 carries. ... WR Eric Decker's status uncertain with balky right hamstring that limited him to one catch for 19 yards vs. Bears. ... LB Demario Davis leads Jets with 21 tackles and has 2 1/2 sacks in past two games. ... DE Muhammad Wilkerson had 1 1/2 sacks against Chicago.

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