Texans vs Jets Week Five Capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (4-0) AT NEW YORK JETS (2-2)

SERIES

TEXANS JETS
SERIES LEADER   5-0
STREAKS   5-0
COACHES VS. OPP. Kubiak: 0-3 Ryan: 2-0
LAST WEEK W 38-14 vs. Titans L 34-0 vs. 49ers
LAST GAME 11/21/10: Texans 27 at Jets 30. New York QB Mark Sanchez passes for 315 yards & 3 TDs. Jets WR Santonio Holmes has 2 TD catches, incl. game-winner with 0:10 remaining.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/21/10
BROADCAST ESPN (8:30 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Mark Malone (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (Hou.), 93 (NYJ). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Hou.), 226 (NYJ).

STATS

PASSING Schaub: 83-124-953-7-1-105.3 (3L) Sanchez: 63-128-813-5-4-69.6
RUSHING Foster: 103-380 (2C)-3.7-4 (T1L) Greene: 68-191-2.8-1
RECEIVING Daniels (TE): 19-232-12.2-2 Holmes: 20-272-13.6-1
OFFENSE 370.3 284.0
TAKE/GIVE +7 (2C) -2
DEFENSE 273.0 (1L) 370.3
SACKS Watt: 7.5 (1L) McIntyre: 2
INTs Jackson: 2 (T2C) 4 tied: 1
PUNTING Do. Jones: 47.6 Malone: 45.3
KICKING S. Graham: 36 (3C) (15/15 PAT; 7/8 FG) Folk: 27 (9/9 PAT; 6/6 FG)

NOTES

TEXANS: Started 4-0 for 1st time in team history…QB MATT SCHAUB ranks 2nd in AFC with 105.3 rating. In past 8 starts, Schaub is 8-0 & has completed 142 of 215 passes (66.0 pct.) for 1,835 yards with 12 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 107.4 rating…RB ARIAN FOSTER aims for 3rd consecutive MNF gm with 100+ rush yards (102, 100). Had 143 scrimmage yards (84 rush, 59 rec.) with 2 TDs in only gm vs. NYJ on 11/21/10. Since ’10, Foster averages NFL-best 97.6 rush yards per game…WR ANDRE JOHNSON (9,924) needs 76 rec. yards to reach 10,000 career. Since ’03, Johnson averages NFL-best 78.8 rec. yards per game (9,924 yards in 126 games)…TE OWEN DANIELS aims for 3rd straight gm with TD rec…Defense allows AFC-low in pts. per gm (14), yards per game (273) & pass yards per gm (182.8)…DE J.J. WATT became 1st player to record at least 1.5 sacks in each of team’s 1st 4 games since KEVIN GREENE in ’98 last week…CB KAREEM JACKSON (63) & S DANIEAL MANNING (55) each had INT-return TDs last week…LB BRIAN CUSHING attended Bergen Catholic (Oradell, N.J.) HS…JETS: Club has won past 2 at home on MNF…Jets have won 6 of past 9 in Oct…QB MARK SANCHEZ is 2-0 against Texans & has 587 yards with 4 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 93.1 passer rating. Club has 8-2 record when Sanchez has 100+ passer rating…Club is 4-0 when RB SHONN GREENE has 100+ rush yards…WR JEREMY KERLEY averages 19.7 yards per catch in ’12 (10 receptions, 197 yards)…WR CHAZ SCHILENS aims for 3rd straight game with TD catch against Texans. TE DUSTIN KELLER has registered 9 of 15 career TD receptions at home…CB ANTONIO CROMARTIE had 2 INTs, incl. 91-yard INT-return TD against Texans on 10/28/07…LB DAVID HARRIS leads team with 37 tackles…LB CALVIN PACE posted 40th career sack last week. Pace has 3.5 sacks in past 3 on MNF…Since ’11, KR JOE MC KNIGHT has 30.5 KR avg., 2nd-highest in NFL (PERCY HARVIN, 34.6 avg.).


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