NFL Week 16 Preview: Browns at the New York Jets today 1 PM

CLEVELAND BROWNS (10-4)
AT NEW YORK JETS (1-13)

WEEK 16 // SUNDAY, DEC. 27, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // METLIFE STADIUM // REFEREE: LAND CLARK

ON THE AIRWAVES:

TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Trent Green, Melanie Collins (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 133 (Cle), 82 (NYJ) | XM: 382 (Cle), 227 (NYJ)

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Browns lead all-time series, 14-12
STREAKS: Browns have won past 2
LAST GAME: 9/16/19: Browns 23 at Jets 3
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/16/19

CLEVELAND BROWNS LEADERS

W 20-6 at New York Giants LAST WEEK

Kevin Stefanski: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP

26.3/26.7 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

375.4 OFFENSE

Baker Mayfield: 260-406-3082-25-8-99.4 PASSING

Nick Chubb: 165-931-5.6-10 RUSHING

Jarvis Landry: 67-789-11.8-3 RECEIVING

357.7 DEFENSE

Myles Garrett: 11 SACKS

B.J. Goodson, Denzel Ward: 2 INTs

+6 (20/14) TAKE/GIVE

Jamie Gillan: 44.1 (37.8) PUNTING (NET)

Cody Parkey: 90 (39/42 PAT; 17/20 FG) KICKING

BROWNS NOTES

• QB BAKER MAYFIELD completed 27 of 32 passes (season-high
84.4 pct.) for 297 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 126.2 rating last
week. Aims for 5th in row with 2+ TD passes. Has 0 INTs & 115+
rating in 3 of past 4. Passed for 325 yards with TD vs. INT in
last meeting. Has passed for 1,186 yards (296.5 per game) & 13
TDs vs. INT for 138.2 rating in his past 4 on road.
• RB NICK CHUBB rushed for 50 yards & career-high 10th TD of
season last week. Aims for 5th in row with rush TD. Has 100+
scrimmage yards in 5 of his past 6. Had 98 scrimmage yards
(62 rush, 36 rec.) & rush TD in last meeting. Has 521 scrimmage
yards (130.3 per game) & 2 rush TDs in his past 4 vs. AFC East.
RB KAREEM HUNT had 63 scrimmage yards (40 rush, 23 rec.)
in only career game vs. NYJ (12/3/17 with KC). Has TD in 3 of his
past 4 vs. AFC East. Hunt (1,052) & Chubb (1,043) are only pair of
RB teammates each with 1,000+ scrimmage yards this season.
• WR JARVIS LANDRY had 7 catches for 61 yards & TD last week.
Aims for 5th in row with 5+ catches. Aims for his 4th in row on
road with TD catch. Has 90+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 vs. NYJ.
Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC East with rec. TD. WR RASHARD
HIGGINS had 76 rec. yards in Week 15. Has TD catch in 2 of past

  1. TE AUSTIN HOOPER had 5 catches & rec. TD last week. Had
    TD catch in only career game vs. NYJ (10/29/17 with Atl.).
    • DE MYLES GARRETT has TFL in 3 of past 4. Has 7 sacks in 3
    career games vs. NYJ & aims for his 4th in row vs. NYJ with
    2+ sacks. Has sack in 4 of 5 career games vs. AFC East. DE
    OLIVIER VERNON aims for 3rd in row with TFL. S KARL JOSEPH
    tied career highs with 10 tackles & 2 PD last week.

NEW YORK JETS LEADERS

LAST WEEK W 23-20 at Los Angeles Rams

COACH VS. OPP. Adam Gase: 0-0

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 14.7/29.5

OFFENSE 271.1

PASSING Sam Darnold: 178-298-1767-6-9-70.7

RUSHING Frank Gore: 173-605-3.5-2

RECEIVING Jamison Crowder: 48-576-12.0-5

DEFENSE 392.7

SACKS Quinnen Williams: 7

INTs Marcus Maye: 2

TAKE/GIVE 0 (17/17)

PUNTING (NET) Braden Mann (R): 45.0 (37.9)

KICKING Sam Ficken: 46 (10/12 PAT; 12/13 FG)

JETS NOTES

• QB SAM DARNOLD completed 22 of 31 passes (71 pct.) for 207
yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for season-high 99.8 rating last week.
Aims for 3rd in row with 0 INTs. Has 95+ rating in 2 of past 3.
Passed for 169 yards in last meeting.
• RB FRANK GORE rushed for 59 yards & TD last week, his 240th
career game, surpassing LORENZO NEAL (239) for most games
played by RB/FB in NFL history. Has rush TD in 2 of his past 3
vs. Cle. Has 606 rush yards this season, his 16th season with
500+ rush yards, most in NFL history. Ranks 3rd in NFL history
with 15,952 rush yards & 4th with 19,932 scrimmage yards. RB
TY JOHNSON had 55 scrimmage yards (39 rec., 16 rush) & 1stcareer TD catch last week. Has 50+ scrimmage yards & TD in 2
of his past 3.
• WR JAMISON CROWDER had 6 catches for team-high 66 yards
last week. Has 5+ catches in 2 of past 3. Aims for his 3rd in row
vs. AFC North with 60+ rec. yards. Has TD catch in 3 of his past
4 at home. WR BRESHAD PERRIMAN has 75+ rec. yards in 2 of
his past 3 at home. Rookie WR DENZEL MIMS has 60+ rec. yards
in 2 of his past 3 at home. TE CHRIS HERNDON had season-high
48 rec. yards in Week 15.
• DL QUINNEN WILLIAMS had sack last week & has sack in 3 of his
past 4. Aims for his 4th in row at home with sack & 3rd in row
vs. AFC North with TFL. DL JOHN FRANKLIN-MYERS had sack
in Week 15. DL NATHAN SHEPHERD had season-high 2 TFL &
sack last week. LB NEVILLE HEWITT led team with 10 tackles last
week. Aims for 4th in row with 9+ tackles. Had sack & PD in last
meeting. Rookie CB BRYCE HALL had 1st-career INT last week.

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