Raiders-Jets Capsule


The Associated Press

OAKLAND (4-12) at NEW YORK JETS (8-8)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE — Jets by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Oakland 7-9, New York 10-6

SERIES RECORD — Raiders lead 23-18-2

LAST MEETING — Jets beat Raiders 37-27, Dec. 8, 2013

AP PRO32 RANKING — Raiders No. 32, Jets No. 19





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Raiders open third season with Dennis Allen as coach and looking for first Week 1 victory under him, while Jets' Rex Ryan is 4-1 in openers. ... Raiders flew to New Jersey on Thursday to prepare for second straight opener in Eastern time zone, where they have lost 13 straight overall. Game marks fourth time in five years that Oakland opens away from home. ... Derek Carr, second-round pick out of Fresno State, gets nod over veteran Matt Schaub and is 18th starting quarterback for Raiders since start of 2003 season. Carr completed 66.7 percent of his passes with four TDs, one INT and 108.2 passer rating. Sealed starting job when he threw three TD passes in exhibition finale against Seattle last week. ... Raiders looking to score TD in first quarter in Week 1 for first time since Michael Bush did it Sept. 14, 2009. ... C Stefen Wisniewski is only member of offensive line back at position he played last year. Khalif Barnes, who played LT and G last year is at RT; former Jets RT Austin Howard is at RG; newcomer Donald Penn is at LT and rookie Gabe Jackson is at LG. ... RB Maurice Jones-Drew and WR James Jones are key newcomers for Raiders' offense. ... S Charles Woodson needs 1 INT to join Darrell Green (19) as only players to record one in at least 17 consecutive seasons. With sack, will also become first player in NFL history with at least 50 INTs and 20 sacks. ... Ryan's Jets teams are 7-1 against rookie QBs facing New York for first time, with Seattle's Russell Wilson the only one to win. ... QB Geno Smith gets second straight Week 1 start after retaining job despite team signing Michael Vick in offseason. Threw 12 TD passes and 21 INTs, but set team rookie records for yards passing (3,046), attempts (443), completions (247), and completion rate (55.8 percent). ... WR Eric Decker and RB Chris Johnson signed with Jets as free agents. Decker was one of only five players to record 80-plus catches, 1,000-plus yards and 10-plus TDs in each of past two seasons with Denver. Johnson, while with Tennessee, became sixth player in NFL history to reach 1,000 yards rushing in each of first six seasons. ... LT D'Brickashaw Ferguson has missed just one play in career and started 128 straight games, second to only Giants QB Eli Manning among active players. ... DT Sheldon Richardson was AP Defensive Rookie of Year last season. ... S Antonio Allen will make first career start at CB.

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