Oakland a three-point underdog visiting Jets

Three and Out: McGloin's corrections, dealing with bad weather

Oakland a three-point underdog visiting Jets
December 6, 2013, 11:45 am
Share This Post

This Sunday the Raiders will make their second trip to MetLife Stadium in five weeks after losing 24-20 to the Giants there on Nov. 10. (USATSI)

OAKLAND (4-8) at NEW YORK JETS (5-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Jets by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Oakland 7-5, New York 6-6

SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 23-17-2

LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Jets 34-24, Sept. 25, 2011

LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Cowboys 31-24; Jets lost to Dolphins 23-3

AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 28, Jets No. 23

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Raiders rank second in AFC with 133.1 yards rushing per game, led by RB Rashad Jennings, who's averaging 89.6 yards in his last five games. Jennings ran for career-best two TDs last week, but suffered concussion. Darren McFadden has injured ankle and third-stringer Jeremy Stewart dealing with ankle and knee injuries, so CB Taiwan Jones, converted RB, could see carries vs. Jets. ... Rookie QB Matt McGloin has thrown for 452 yards with three TDs and one INT in two career starts on road. ... WR Andre Holmesset career highs with seven catches and 136 yards receiving last week. ... S Charles Woodson's 13 career defensive TDs (11 INTs, 2 FRs) are tied for most in NFL history. ... LB Nick Roach has 3 1/2 sacks and two FFs in last two games. ... Jets looking for fourth straight win at home against Raiders. ... Despite struggles, Geno Smith needs 188 yards passing to pass Mark Sanchez (2,444 in 2009) for most by rookie in franchise history. Smith has just one TD and 11 INTs in last seven games. Smith was benched in favor of Matt Simms at halftime last Sunday, but Rex Ryan going back to second-round pick for another start. ... Jets 3-0 when Smith has 80-plus passer rating. ... LT D'Brickashaw Ferguson expected to make 125th consecutive start, franchise record for player from start of career. ... Jets first in NFL in run defense, allowing 77 yards per game. Also rank No. 1 in opponents' rushing average (2.9) and least runs of 10 or more yards (18). ... DE Muhammad Wilkerson has career-best 10 sacks, and is first Jets player with 10 or more since John Abraham had 10 1/2 in 2005. ... CBAntonio Cromartie has three INTs in last four games.