Here are today’s pregame tweets for the Jets-Cardinals game at MetLife Stadium, in case you missed them on Twitter. Follow Bob Wischusen, Eric Allen and me for our tweets during each Jets game on https://twitter.com/nyjets.
#RL Foggy day in East Rutherford town for Jets-Cards at MetLife Stadium. Forecast for game: partly cloudy, temps low 50s, light wind.
#RL Jets, Cards have played 7 times previously. Jets lead series 5-2, winning last 5 games (78, 96, 99, 04, 08) by average score of 27-15.
#RL Jets set franchise single-quarter record with 34 pts in 2nd qtr vs ARZ in 2008. Jets K that day: Jay Feely, who’s now Cards’ kicker.
#RL Protect the ball: Mark Sanchez in 35 career wins has turned ball over 24 times (0.7/gm), in 29 losses has 58 turnovers (2.0/gm).
#RL Jets RB Shonn Greene in last 6 games has averaged 4.4 yards per carry. Greene leads Jets this yr with 33 1st downs, 11 3rd-down convs.
#RL ARZ WR Larry Fitzgerald, who had 8 catches for 122 yds in 08 game vs Jets, leads Cards with 55 catches (for 627 yds, 4 TDs) this yr.
#RL ARZ QBs (Kevin Kolb, John Skelton, rookie Ryan Lindley starting today) have been sacked 46 times, most of any team in NFL thru 12 wks.
#RL Walt Anderson is today’s referee. This is Anderson’s 11th NYJ game as ref since ’03. He worked MIA home game 5 wks ago.
#RL Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick calling game for FOX. Billick, Rex Ryan’s boss 99-07 @ BAL, is working his 2nd Jets game as network analyst.
#RL NYJ inactives: QB Tim Tebow, WR Clyde Gates, CB Aaron Berry, LB Ricky Sapp, DL Damon Harrison, G Caleb Schlauderaff, TE Hayden Smith.
#RL With Tebow deactivated, Greg McElroy is active for today’s game for the first time in his NFL career.
#RL ARZ inactives: QB Kevin Kolb, WR Andre Roberts, RB Alfonso Smith, G Senio Kelemete, T Pat McQuistan, TE Todd Heap, DE Calais Campbell.
#RL Jets wearing green jerseys, white pants today. 22nd time Jets are green/white under Rex Ryan (11-10 since 09), 6th time this yr (2-3).
Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Jay Feely, Larry Fitzgerald, Mark Sanchez, MetLife Stadium, Rex Ryan, Walt Anderson
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