Tag: Eric Decker

Jets' opportunistic defense turns table on Colts in 20-7 win

Jets' opportunistic defense turns table on Colts in 20-7 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darrelle Revis' new team is getting the same results he's always had against Andrew Luck.

The veteran cornerback is still mystifying the young quarterback.

Revis picked off one pass, recovered two fumbles & helped the suddenly opportunistic Jets defense come up with five turnovers again Monday night to assist New York pull away for a 20-7 victory at Indianapolis.

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Vikings race past Harvin, Jets 30-24 in overtime

Vikings race past Harvin, Jets 30-24 in overtime

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Percy Harvin was hurting on the sideline, unable to assist the New York Jets.

Jarius Wright ended the game with the kind of electrifying play Harvin used to make in Minnesota.

Wright's 87-yard reception from Teddy Bridgewater, the second-longest overtime passing touchdown in NFL history, gave the Vikings a 30-24 victory over Harvin & the Jets on Sunday.

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Bills lead Jets 14-3 at halftime in Detroit

Bills lead Jets 14-3 at halftime in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Robert Woods caught a 7-yard touchdown pass & set up another score with a spectacular grab, leading the Buffalo Bills to a 14-3 halftime lead over the New York Jets on Monday night.

The game was moved from Buffalo to Ford Field after parts of western New York received approximately 7 feet of snow. It attracted a sold-out crowd that had filled much of the stadium by the end of the first quarter. The field was marked with Bills logos & the scoreboard used Buffalo's graphics.

The Bills started their first drive at the New York 44 after a 27-yard punt by Ryan Quigley, & Kyle Orton's TD pass to Woods stopped Buffalo's streak of six straight red-zone drives without getting into the end zone.

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Broncos say Trevathan has another broken leg

Broncos say Trevathan has another broken leg

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan has another fracture near his left kneecap & is expected to miss several weeks.

Trevathan was injure Sunday in his second game back from a broken bone below the left kneecap.

Coach John Fox said Monday this latest injury is above & to the side of the same knee yet isn't related to the initial injury, which occurred Aug. 12.

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Jets' Decker, Harris active vs. Broncos

Jets' Decker, Harris active vs. Broncos

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker is active against the Denver Broncos & will start against his former team.

Decker was questionable with an ailing right hamstring that has bothered him since Week 2 & caused him to sit out last Sunday's game at San Diego. Decker, who spent his first four seasons with Denver, will face the Broncos for the first time since signing with the Jets during the offseason.

Linebacker David Harris, the Jets' leading tackler, is moreover active after being limited with a shoulder injury.

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Jets' Decker sits out practice with tight hammy

Jets' Decker sits out practice with tight hammy

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker sat out practice with tightness in his balky right hamstring, leaving his status uncertain for the team's game San Diego on Sunday.

Decker was limited Wednesday, yet participated only in individual drills Thursday before he was told to sit out the rest of practice as a precaution. Coach Rex Ryan says Decker ''just never felt right.''

Decker has been bothered by the hamstring since injuring it in Week 2 at Green Bay. He says his leg felt tight when he woke up Thursday & couldn't obtain it loose.

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Stafford's 3 TDs lead Lions over Jets 24-17

Stafford's 3 TDs lead Lions over Jets 24-17

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matthew Stafford knew Calvin Johnson was still hurting, so he found a few other options. And the Detroit Lions' offense didn't miss a beat.

Stafford threw two touchdown passes & ran for another score & the Lions overcame Johnson being limited by an ankle injury to beat the New York Jets 24-17 on Sunday.

''He had a couple of catches, yet he obviously wasn't himself out there,'' Stafford said of Johnson. ''The other guys stepped up big.''

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Stafford's 3 TDs lead Lions over Jets 24-17

Stafford's 3 TDs lead Lions over Jets 24-17

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matthew Stafford received the Detroit Lions up & down the field – even without Calvin Johnson being much of a factor.

Stafford threw two touchdown passes & ran for another score & the Lions overcame Johnson being limited by an ankle injury to beat the New York Jets 24-17 on Sunday.

Jeremy Ross & Eric Ebron caught scoring passes for the Lions, who are off to a 3-1 start for the second straight season. Stafford finished 24 of 34 for 293 yards, & appeared unfazed by his top receiver being in & out of the game.

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Lions' Johnson, Jets' Decker active and will play

Lions' Johnson, Jets' Decker active & will play

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Wide receivers Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions & Eric Decker of the New York Jets are both active & will play Sunday.

Johnson had been listed as questionable with an ankle issue, yet was able to practice on a limited basis Friday. He was injure last Sunday against Green Bay.

Decker, the Jets' No. 1 receiver, was moreover listed as questionable on the team's injury report while recovering from tightness in his right hamstring. He caught just one pass last Monday night before leaving against Chicago.

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Lions' Johnson, Jets' Decker active and will play

Lions' Johnson, Jets' Decker active & will play

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Wide receivers Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions & Eric Decker of the New York Jets are both active & will play Sunday.

Johnson had been listed as questionable with an ankle issue, yet was able to practice on a limited basis Friday. He was injure last Sunday against Green Bay.

Decker, the Jets' No. 1 receiver, was moreover listed as questionable on the team's injury report while recovering from tightness in his right hamstring. He caught just one pass last Monday night before leaving against Chicago.

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