JACKSONVILLE (2-5) at NEW YORK JETS (4-3)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Jets by 8 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jacksonville 3-4, New York 5-2
SERIES RECORD - Jaguars lead 6-5
LAST MEETING - Jets beat Jaguars 17-10, Dec. 9, 2012
AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 29, Jets No. 12
JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (25), PASS (17).
JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (14), PASS (25).
JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (7), PASS (16).
JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (1), PASS (8).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Despite 2-5 mark, Jaguars half-game behind Indianapolis and Houston (both 3-5) for first in AFC South, first time they are less than one game out after eight weeks since 2004. ... QB Blake Bortles has 15 TDs and trying for fourth straight game with two or more TD passes. He's first Jaguars QB to throw 15 or more TDs in first seven games of season. In same span, his 1,812 yards passing are second only to Mark Brunell's 1,875 in 1996. Bortles also one of three second-year QBs in NFL history to have 1,800 yards passing and 15-plus TD throws in first seven games, joining Kurt Warner (1999) and Dan Marino (1984). ... RB T.J. Yeldon ranks second among NFL rookies (behind St. Louis' Todd Gurley) with 406 yards rushing. Has rushed for 100-plus yards in two of last three games, including career-best 115 vs. Bills. ... WRs Allen Robinson (6) and Allen Hurns (5) have combined for 11 TD catches, most of any WR duo this season. Hurns has TD catch in five consecutive games, longest streak in team history. ... Jets coming off two straight losses. ... QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will start despite tearing ligament in left thumb last week. Fitzpatrick has eight TDs and two INTs in last five games vs. Jaguars. ... RB Chris Ivory ranks second in AFC with 518 yards rushing, but has been held to 58 on 32 carries in last two games. ... WR Brandon Marshall has 100 or more yards receiving in five of seven games and ranks tied for eighth in NFL with 50 catches, and seventh with 686 yards receiving. ... WR Eric Decker has five TD catches in his six games this season. He has 43 TD receptions since coming into league in 2010, fifth among all WRs in that span - and one behind teammate Marshall. ... CB Darrelle Revis leads NFL with six total takeaways (three INTs, three fumble recoveries), but Jets don't have takeaway in last two games. ... Fantasy Tip: Yeldon might have tough day against Jets' top-ranked run defense. This also could be game Ivory gets back on track, although Stevan Ridley could cut into some of his carries.
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