Sunday, November 30, 2008

Broncos Smash Jets!

For the third straight time the Broncos have won on the road. Rookie's Peyton Hillis, and Eddie Royal played big. Jay Cutler also had a nice day, with 357 pass yards and 2 TD's he totally outplayed Favre, whom had a INT, and no TD's. Hillis got 22 carries and smashed out 129 rush yards, and a TD. He also had another rushing TD, but it was called back because of holding. Eddie Royal had a huge 59 yard touchdown catch, and had 5 catches on the night. The Broncos did a very good job spreading the ball around, 7 WR's caught passes. Vernon Fox got the first TD of his vet career, after snatching a fumble in the first quarter. Elvis showed up again, with a forced fumble, and sack. He now has 4 sacks on the year, and 25.0 sacks in his young career.

( reported the following info)

It was over when ... Jay Cutler caught the Jets off guard on third-and-2 in the fourth quarter. With New York's secondary expecting a short passing route, Brandon Stokley was left wide open behind safety Abram Elam for a 36-yard touchdown that gave Denver a 34-17 lead with 9:26 remaining.

Game ball Playing in slick, rainy conditions, Cutler picked apart New York's secondary, completing 27 of 43 passes for 357 yards, two touchdowns and an interception.

Key stat The Broncos took a 27-14 lead into halftime, scoring 14 points off two Jets turnovers.

Noteworthy Denver's win snapped New York's five-game winning streak. .... Broncos rookie RB Peyton Hillis recorded a season-high 129 rushing yards. He is the first player to rush for more than 100 yards against the Jets this season. ... With 159 total yards, Thomas Jones went over the century mark for the fifth straight game. ... Brett Favre failed to throw a touchdown for the third time this season.

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