New York vs Detroit Recap - Jets Win 23-20
Mark Sanchez sliced and diced the Lions defense for 323 yards and 1 TD as New York handed Detroit a 23-20 defeat on Sunday at Ford Field.
The Jets won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 55 yards, while Shonn Greene added 46 yards in the win. Santonio Holmes and Braylon Edwards added 114 and 78 receiving yards respectively.
Jahvid Best rushed for 48 yards for Detroit, while Matthew Stafford added 11 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 240 yards for the Lions, while receivers Nate Burleson and Jahvid Best had 113 and 40 yards respectively.
Detroit was outgained by New York 424-306 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-21 by the Jets.
The time of possession battle favored Detroit as their offense was on the field for 32:46, longer than the 29:32 of their opponents.
New York heads into a Week 10 battle against the Browns. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.