New York Defeats Philadelphia 21-17 - Recap
Mark Brunell passed for 2 TDs and 118 yards in leading New York to a 21-17 win over Philadelphia on Thursday at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Jets were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 34.5.
Chauncey Washington rushed for 56 yards, while Danny Woodhead added 45 in the win yards. Santonio Holmes and Larry Taylor added 97 and 21 receiving yards respectively.
J.J. Arrington rushed for 23 yards for Philadelphia, while Martell Mallett added 16 yards. Mike Kafka threw for 76 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Nate Lawrie and Riley Cooper had 44 and 27 yards respectively.
New York outgained Philadelphia 347-184 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-12 by the Jets.
The time of possession battle favored New York as their offense was on the field for 37:31, longer than the 22:29 of their opponents.
New York heads into a Week 1 battle against the Ravens. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Green Bay.