Darnold leads Jets to third straight win, 34-3 over Raiders
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, leading the New York Jets to an impressive 34-3 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday for their first three-game winning streak in over two years. Brian Poole returned an interception 15 yards for a TD and the rest of the Jets defense made things miserable for Derek Carr, who was pulled by coach Jon Gruden with just under two minutes left in the third quarter.The Raiders (6-5) came into a rain-soaked MetLife Stadium on a three-game winning streak with an eye on a possible AFC West first-place showdown at Kansas City next week.
After a sack took the Jets out of field-goal range, they benefited from pass interference called by video review officials, incensing Miami Coach Brian Flores . Jets kicker Sam Ficken was carried off the field at MetLife Stadium after kicking the game- winning field goal against the Miami Dolphins on
The way pass interference challenges have been called this season looks like officials are thumbing their noses at coaches. It was the kind of call that left Shurmur giving a resigned explanation: “We see that replay doesn’t overturn much, so I’m not surprised.”
The Miami Dolphins thought they had forced an incompletion on third down from Sam Darnold, which would have put the Jets in a tough 4th-and-17 with under two minutes left while holding a 21-19 lead. However, a pass interference call on Miami gave the Jets a first down, which they promptly took advantage of. Sam Ficken hit a field goal and the Jets won 22-21, causing Dolphins head coachto unload on the referees after the game.
Brian Flores ran straight to the ref after the loss to the.
"That's a horses**t call"— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate)
345 Park Ave., where Al Riveron will likely be this evening, is not that far away from the Meadowlands, andis so steaming mad that he might pay the head of officiating a visit after same questionable calls.
Jets assistant coach Ward wants to beat Steelers, his ex-team .
Le'Veon Bell isn't the only member of the Jets that's facing off against his former team this Sunday. FFormer Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward, who played his entire career in Pittsburgh and is arguably their best ever receiver, is an assistant coach for the Jets. Ward is definitely looking forward to the rematch against his old team and certainly hopes the Jets come out with a victory.