The Jets earned the first victory of 2012 in fine fashion recording a 48-28 final over the Bills.
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*Rookies/1st-year men set to make Jets debuts: TE Konrad Reuland, S Josh Bush, LB Demario Davis, WR Stephen Hill, DE Quinton Coples.
* Jets playing Bills at home in opener for only second time in history. First: 9.11.60 at Polo Grounds. NY Titans beat Bills that day 27-3.
* Jets wearing white jerseys, white pants today. Last time Jets wore white/white at home vs. BUF was for 22-17 win in 1994.
*Jets have beaten Bills 5 in a row, 6 of last 7, have won 3 of last 4 in Meadowlands. Bills lead series 54-49, including one PO win.
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Jets gameday captains: Mark Sanchez, Aaron Maybin, Kenrick Ellis, Nick Bellore, Ellis Lankster
Jets get the first crack at scoring on the Bills defense
11:46 Bryan Scott intercepted Mark Sanchez for no gain
Revis picks off Fitzpatrick is the third opening-day INT of Revis’ career
2:24 Kyle Wilson intercepts the ball
End of the First Quarter with the Jets leading 7-0
14: 53 Mark Sanchez passed to Stephen Hill to the left for 33 yard gain and touchdown (Nick Folk made PAT) as New York leads Buffalo 14-0
For Hill that was his first career touchdown
12:40 Bills Brian Moorman punt to Jeremy Kerley returned punt for 68 yards and the touchdown (Nick Folk made PAT) for the 21-0 lead over Buffalo
Jets’ 1st PR score since Santana Moss in 2004 playoffs at PIT, ends NFL’s longest PR TD drought.
Jets’ 21-0 lead is largest 1st-half lead over Bills since 21-0 at BUF in 1985, 35-7 at Shea Stadium n 1978.
9:06 C.J. Spiller rushed to the left for 56 yard gain and touchdown (Rian Lindell made PAT) as the Bills cut the Jets lead to 21-7
The 56-yard run for Spiller was a career-high
Jets call for a timeout
1:57 Nick Folk kicked a 25-yard field goal to help the Jets extend their lead over the Bills to 24-7
1:36 Ryan Fitzpatrick passed to C.J. Spiller to the left for 30 yard gain. Spiller fumbled. Yeremiah Bell recovered fumble and returned for 8 yards. lateral to LaRon Landry for 10 yards
After the review by officials the call stands and now the Jets have possession of the ball
Holmes almost caught a TD pass from Sanchez, but the body was out of bounds before the play was made
0:12 Nick Folk kicked a 39-yard field goal for the 27-7 Jets lead over the Bills
Jets are leading the Bills 27-7 heading into halftime
This is the 4th 20-pt halftime lead the Jets have had under Rex Ryan (24-0 @ OAK, 27-0 vs CIN in ’09, 28-3 vs KC in ’11).
Kerley with a 12-yard TD catch and 68-yard punt return TD.
Hill with a 33-yard TD catch
Sanchez with 15-22, 184 yds 2 TDs, 1 INT
13:41 Antonio Cromartie intercepted Ryan Fitzpatrick for 42-yards and the touchdown (Nick Folk made PAT) to give the Jets the 34-7 lead over the Bills
Cromartie 1st INT-return TD since 2008 for SD vs. Jets.
9:38 Mark Sanchez passed to Stephen Hill to the right for 17 yard gain and touchdown (Nick Folk made PAT) as the Jets lead the Bills 41-7
Mark Sanchez passing so far: 17-for-24, 228 yds, 3 TDs, 1 INT, no sacks, 122.9 passer rating.
41 pts for the Jets sets franchise mark for most points in home opener, ties for most in season opener (Buffalo, ’72, SD ’83, SEA’97).
Jets WR Stephen Hill has 5 catches for 89 yards and 2 TDs in first NFL game.
4:26 Ryan Fitzpatrick passed to Scott Chandler to the left for 5 yard gain and touchdown (Rian Lindell made PAT) as the Bills cut the Jets lead to 41-14
Cromartie injured and on the sideline. Jets call a timeout.
Around 10:20 left in the game with the Jets leading the #Bills 41-14 NFL
Revis is injured-stay tuned for updates
7:57 Ryan Fitzpatrick passed to Donald Jones to the left for 6 yard gain and touchdown (Rian Lindell made PAT) as the Bills cut the Jets lead to 41-21
Darrelle Revis questionable to return with a head injury.
5:58 Ryan Fitzpatrick passed to Stevie Johns
1:17 Shonn Greene rushed up the middle for 1 yard gain and touchdown (Nick Folk made PAT) to give the Jets a 48-28 leadon down the middle for 29 yard gain and TD (Rian Lindell made PAT) as the Bills cut the Jets lead to 41-28
For New York that is the most points in a season opener in franchise history
QB Mark Sanchez: 19-27, 266 yds 3 TDs, 1 INT
WR Stephen Hill: 5 rec, 89 yds
WR Santonio Holmes: 4 rec, 68 yds
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick: 18-32, 195 yds 3 TDs, 3 INTs
RB C.J. Spiller: 14 rushes, 189 yds
WR Stevie Johnson: 4 rec, 55 yds