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By Gary W. Marchese Jr.
Buffalo, NY – The New York Jets defeated the Buffalo Bills by the score of 27-11 on Sunday afternoon. It was a very impressive victory on the road for the New York Jets. The Jets defense really showed up in this one they were on top of their game.
Mark Sanchez was 20-28 for 230 yards and a touchdown. He also threw an interception. Shonn Greene led the rushing attack with 19 attempts for 76 yards. LaDainian Thomlinson rushed five times for 18 yards and a touchdown and Joe McKnight rushed 9 times for 27 yards. Plaxico Burress led the receivers with five catches for 79 yards. Dustin Keller had four catches for 64 yards, Santonio Holmes caught three balls for 29 yards and Tomlinson caught three for 30. Jeremy Kerley caught four passes for 23 yards. Nick Folk converted two out of three field goals. He also had three extra points; his long field goal was for 50 yards. The Jets defense had two interceptions. The leading tackler had four tackles, Kyle Wilson and Sione Pouha each had four.
Ryan Fitzpatrick the Buffalo quarterback was 15-31 for 191 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Fred Jackson led their rushing attack with 18 rushes for 82 yards, Fitzpatrick rushed twice for nine yards and C.J. Spiller rushed twice for five yards. Stevie Johnson was their leading receiver with three receptions for 84 yards. David Nelson caught four passes for 36 yards, Jackson caught three for 38 and Scott Chandler caught 3 for 24. Donald Jones had one catch for six yards. The Bills had one interception. Nick Barnett had seven tackles and so did Terrence McGee.
The Jets will take on the New England Patriots next week at home in a pivotal AFC East matchup. The Jets, Bills and Patriots are all tied with 5-3 records