The Jets headed to Cleveland to face the 0-4 Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium in the fifth game of the season. Coming in with a record of 2-2, New York was looking to go over .500. The Jets entered the game ranking 29th in rushing defense and QB Josh McCown came in with a 70.1% passer rating and 12 sacks taken.
Here is the good, the bad and the ugly…
The Jets recovered a Cleveland fumble in the red zone.
S Marcus Maye jumped a route and intercepted a pass at the goal line.
K Chandler Catanzaro split the uprights from 57 yards out.
CB Morris Claiborne intercepted a pass in the third quarter.
TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins caught a 2-yard touchdown pass.
WR Jermaine Kearse caught a 24-yard touchdown pass.
The defense held the Browns scoreless in the first half and had a great third-quarter takeaway on downs in the red zone.
The Jets had costly penalties in the first quarter which hurt their field position.
In the first half, the offense had 70 yards passing and only 9 yards rushing on 11:13 time of possession.
Josh McCown threw an interception on a pass intended for WR Robby Anderson.
The defense gave up a late touchdown to make things close.
Jets inactive players include: QB Christian Hackenberg, DE Kony Ealy, LB Josh Martin, RB Matt Forte, CB Darryl Roberts, CB Justin Burris, LB Obum Gwacham