Recap - Jets Defeat Philadelphia 27-20
|Recap - Jets Defeat Philadelphia 27-20|
Kahlil Bell ran through the Philadelphia defense for 2 TDs as New York handed the Eagles a 27-20 defeat on Thursday at MetLife Stadium.
The Jets were a 5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 39.5.
Matt Simms completed 33 of 44 pass attempts for 285 yards and 0 TDs for the Jets in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Matthew Tucker rushed for 31 yards for Philadelphia, while Bryce Brown added 29 yards. Matt Barkley threw for 134 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Jeff Maehl and Ifeanyi Momah had 61 and 42 yards respectively.
New York outgained Philadelphia 358-283 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-18 by the Jets.
The time of possession battle favored New York as their offense was on the field for 37:42, longer than the 22:18 of their opponents.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face Washington.