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The San Diego Chargers (6-9) beat the New York Jets (6-9) 27-17, yesterday at MetLife Stadium from East Rutherford, NJ.
The last home game of the season ends badly for the Jets as their starting third stringer QB Greg McElroy got sacked eleven times.
Greg McElroy saw pressure all day long from the Chargers pass rush who just made the Jets offensive line look really bad than they should be.
Well, this was the last home game likely for both Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum and OC Tony Sparano who both of these men will be fired once the season ends next week.
Also Tim Tebow played his last home game as a member of the Jets, even though he didn't play at all when he asked Rex Ryan not play him because he wasn't named the starting QB.
They have one game to go in the season and will see if the Jets can finish on a high note.
Greg McElory made his first career NFL start by going 14 for 24 with with 185 passing yards, threw one INT, fumbled, got sacked 11 times and had 4 carries for 25 rushing yards.
Jeremy Kerley made his first pass of his NFL career in a wild cat play where he threw a 42 yards pass to Clyde Gates.
Shonn Greene scored two rushing touchdown's while he had 14 carries for 38 rushing yards and caught 2 passes for 42 yards.
Bilal Powell caught 4 passes for 47 yards and he had 3 carries for -3 yards.
Clyde Gates could get a tryout for the Jets next season as he caught 3 passes for 65 yards.
Braylon Edwards will likely play his last game as a Jet next week or who knows. He caught 3 passes for 36 yards.
Chaz Schilens caught 2 passes for 31 yards.
Hayden Smith caught his first career NFL pass for 18 yards.
Nick Folk made a 40 yard field goal.
Muhammed Wilkerson had one sack and 5 tackles.
Bart Scott had one sack and 5 tackles.
Quinton Coples had 1.5 sacks and 3 tackles.
Garrett McIntyre had a .5 sack and 5 tackles.
The Jets offense had 18 first downs, 225 total yards, went 2 for 11 on 3rd down conversions, commited two turnovers, allowed 11 sacks and scored 17 points.
The Jets defense held the Chargers to 15 first downs, 223 total yards, allowed them to convert 2 for 11 on 3rd down conversions and scored 27 points.
One game to go in the season for the rest of the NFL including the Jets who want to win next week so they can finish on a high note.
Anyway, Merry Christmas to everyone and a happy new year as well.
Week 17 (Dec 30th) - The New York Jets (6-9) will play the Buffalo Bills (5-10) this coming Sunday afternoon in Ralph Wilson Stadium at 1:00 pm on CBS (TV) and WEPN (Radio).
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