NFL Week 9 opens tonight as NY Jets invade the Indianapolis Colts on ‘Thursday Night Football’

NEW YORK JETS (2-5)
AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (3-5)

THURSDAY, NOV. 4, 2021 // 8:20 PM ET // LUCAS OIL STADIUM // REFEREE: JOHN HUSSEY

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX/NFLN/Amazon (8:20 PM ET): FOX: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Kristina Pink (field reporters)
Amazon: Andrea Kremer, Hannah Storm | Amazon Scout’s Feed: Bucky Brooks, Daniel Jeremiah, Joy Taylor
NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Brandon Gaudin, Tony Boselli
SIRIUS: 81 (NYJ), 83 (Ind.), National (88) | XM: 226 (NYJ), 225 (Ind.), National (88) | SXM App: 824 (NYJ), 813 (Ind.), National (88)

Lucas Oil Stadium 2016 aerial view. By Carol M. Highsmith – This image is available from the United States Library of Congress, Public Domain, https commons.wikimedia.org

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Colts lead all-time series, 42-29
STREAKS: Colts have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 9/27/20: Jets 7 at Colts 36
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/27/20

NEW YORK JETS LEADERS

W 34-31 vs. Cincinnati LAST WEEK

Robert Saleh: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP.

16.3/29.4 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

306.4 OFFENSE

Mike White: 57-77-607-4-4-92.3 PASSING

Michael Carter (R): 73-279-3.8-3 RUSHING

Corey Davis: 24-349-14.5-4 RECEIVING

390.4 DEFENSE

Quinnen Williams: 4.5 SACKS

Shaq Lawson: 1 INTs

-10 (5/15) TAKE/GIVE

Thomas Morstead: 47.6 (42.1) PUNTING (NET)

Matt Ammendola (R): 30 (6/7 PAT; 8/11 FG) KICKING

JETS NOTES

• QB MIKE WHITE completed 37 of 45 passes (82.5 pct.) for 405
yards & 3 TDs vs. 2 INTs last week, most-ever completions by
QB in 1st-career start & joined CAM NEWTON (2011) as only QBs
with 400+ pass yards in 1st-career start. Became 1st NYJ QB
with 400+ pass yards since 2000 (VINNY TESTAVERDE).
• RB MICHAEL CARTER (rookie) had season-high 172 scrimmage
yards (95 rec., 77 rush), 9 catches & rush TD last week, most
scrimmage yards by rookie RB in single game this season &
5th-most ever by NYJ rookie. Aims for 3rd in row with 100+
scrimmage yards. Has rush TD in 3 of past 4. Ranks 4th among
rookies with 505 scrimmage yards (279 rush, 226 rec.) in 2021.
RB TY JOHNSON had season-high 86 scrimmage yards (71 rec.,
15 rush) & 1st TD catch of season in Week 8. Aims for 3rd in row
with 70+ scrimmage yards & rec. TD. Has TD in 2 of past 3.
• WR JAMISON CROWDER set season highs in catches (8) & rec.
yards (84) last week. Aims for his 6th in row on Thursday with
5+ catches & 3rd in row with 90+ rec. yards. WR COREY DAVIS
aims for his 3rd in row vs. Ind. with 65+ rec. yards. WR BRAXTON
BERRIOS had TD catch in Week 8. Had rec. TD in last meeting.
• LB C.J. MOSLEY led team with 10 tackles & had TFL in Week 8. Has
20 tackles (10 per game), 2 TFL, 2 PD & INT in 2 career games vs.
Ind. Aims for his 6th in row with 8+ tackles. DL SHAQ LAWSON
had 2 PD & 1st-career INT last week. DL QUINNEN WILLIAMS had
sack last week. Has TFL in 2 of his past 3 on road. DT SHELDON
RANKINS had 2 TFL & sack in Week 8.

Lucas Oil Stadium interior with Colts field setup, 2008 photo By Josh Hallett from Winter Haven, FL, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS LEADERS

LAST WEEK L 34-31 vs. Tennessee (OT)

COACH VS. OPP. Frank Reich: 1-1

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 25.0/22.9

OFFENSE 350.9

PASSING Carson Wentz: 168-270-1,926-14-3-96.3

RUSHING Jonathan Taylor: 121-649-5.4-6

RECEIVING Michael Pittman: 45-594-13.2-4

DEFENSE 352.4

SACKS DeForest Buckner: 4

INTs Three tied: 2

TAKE/GIVE +8 (18/10)

PUNTING (NET) Rigoberto Sanchez: 46.2 (41.7)

KICKING Rodrigo Blankenship: 40 (7/8 PAT; 11/14 FG)

COLTS NOTES

QB CARSON WENTZ passed for 231 yards & 3 TDs vs. 2 INTs last
week. Aims for 6th in row with 2+ TD passes. Passed for 189
yards & TD vs. 0 INTs in only career start vs. NYJ (10/6/19 w/
Phi.). Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC East with 225+ pass yards,
2+ TD passes & 90+ rating. Has 12 TDs (11 pass, 1 rush) vs. INT
for 108.1 rating in his past 4 starts on TNF.
• RB JONATHAN TAYLORhad 122 scrimmage yards (70 rush, 52 rec.)
& rush TD last week. Aims for 6th in row with 100+ scrimmage
yards & rush TD, longest active streak in NFL. Rushed for 59
yards & TD in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC East
with rush TD. RB NYHEIM HINES had 61 scrimmage yards (40
rec., 21 rush) & 4 catches in last meeting. RB MARLON MACK
rushed for 89 yards in only career game vs. NYJ (10/14/18).
• WR MICHAEL PITTMAN had career-high 10 catches for 86 yards
& career-high 2 TDs last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 85+ rec.
yards & rec. TD. TE MO ALIE-COX had 50 rec. yards & TD catch
in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC East with rec. TD.
TE JACK DOYLE had 1st TD catch of season last week.
• LB DARIUS LEONARD had 8 tackles, TFL & PD last week. Had 10
tackles, TFL & PD in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NYJ
with 8+ tackles. DT DEFOREST BUCKNER aims for 4th in row
with sack. CB XAVIER RHODES had 2 INTs, incl. 44-yard INT-TD,
in last meeting. Has 6 PD in 3 career games vs. NYJ. CB KENNY
MOORE had 9 tackles, 2 PD & INT last week. Aims for 5th in row
with 5+ tackles. Had sack in last meeting.

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