Post-Game Recap: Jets beat the Chiefs, 38-31
The 4-7 Jets continued their home stand at MetLife Stadium against the 6-5 Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs came into the game with a struggling offense led by QB Alex Smith, RB Kareem Hunt (1234 total yards from scrimmage) and TE Travis Kelce (averaging 70.6 yards per game). In a surprise move, the Chiefs signed CB Darrelle Revis who saw action against his old team. In a coach’s decision, LB Darron Lee was a healthy scratch. Here is the good, the bad and the ugly…
RB Bilal Powell and QB Josh McCown both scored on 1-yard runs in the first quarter.
DE Mo Wilkerson and DE Leonard Williams split a sack and LB Jordan Jenkins got one of his own at the end of the second quarter.
RB Matt Forte caught an 11-yard touchdown pass at the end of the first half.
At the half, the Jets offense had 258 total yards on 164 yard passing and 94 rushing. For the game, they had 489 total yards on 331 and 158. They also had zero turnovers.
K Chandler Catanzaro hit field goals of 27 and 47 and 38 yards in the second half.
McCown scored on a 1-yard sneak just before the two minute warning. RB Elijah McGuire made the two-point conversion.
WR Jermaine Kearse led all receivers with 9 receptions for 157 yards.
The defense gave up a 22-yard touchdown reception to Travis Kelce on the Chiefs’ first possession of the game and a 36-yard touchdown reception on the second.
The secondary got beat for a 79-yard touchdown pass from Smith to WR Tyreek Hill.
In the fourth quarter, the Jets gave up a 40-yard touchdown to Hill.
The defense gave up a 70-yard run to QB Alex Smith to set up a field goal.
The team had 5 penalties for 40 yards.
Jets inactives included: CB Juston Burris, QB Christian Hackenberg, CB Robert Nelson, LB Freddie Bishop, LB Darron Lee, OT Ben Ijalana and OL Jonotthan Harrison
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