New York Jets Game Notes 2017: Week 2 at Oakland Raiders
OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders attempts a pass against the New York Jets during their NFL game at O.co Coliseum on November 1, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Week 2 of the 2017 NFL season sees the winless New York Jets travel to the west coast to take on the mighty Oakland Raiders. 

For the second straight Sunday, the winless New York Jets (0-1) hit the road. This week, it’s a trip to the West Coast and a clash with the Oakland Raiders (1-0).

New York Jets

History

  • Teams meet for the fifth time in seven years, dating back to 2011
  • Home team has won four straight in the series over that span
  • Raiders won the last meeting, 34-20, during the 2015 season in Oakland
  • Dating back to 1999, Jets are 3-8 in their last 11 trips to Oakland

New York Jets By The Numbers

  • Lost 21-12 to Buffalo Bills in Week 1.
  • Jets have scored less than 20 points in 43-of-81 games dating back to 2013.
  • Team Has 15 takeaways in 17 games going back to 2016 (30 takeaways in 2015 alone).
  • Since ’15, Jets have totaled 36 takeaways in 15 wins, nine takeaways in 18 losses.
  • Totaled 287 points, 27 offensive TD in 17 games since ‘16 (scored 387 points, 44 offensive TD in ’15).
  • Jets have scored combined 79 points in 3 games vs. Bills dating back to ’16; scored combined 208 points in other 14 games.

Oakland Raiders By The Numbers

  • Defeated Tennessee Titans, 26-16, in Week 1.
  • Including playoffs, Raiders have gone 23-17 in their last 40 games dating back to 2014 (opened 0-10 in ’14).
  • QB Derek Carr: 28 TD passes, 6 interceptions in last 16 regular-season games dating back to 2016
  • Raiders have scored 48 offensive TD, committed 14 turnovers in 17 regular-season games dating back to ’16 (scored 41 offensive TD, committed 24 turnovers in ’15)

Things To Look For

It’s hard to imagine that this Jets’ team can keep pace with the talented Silver and Black. This is an Oakland team that looks more equipped for the long haul this season, especially with RB Marshawn Lynch in the backfield. We saw the New York defense allow 190 yards rushing in last week’s loss at Buffalo. And while Jack Del Rio’s defense is still suspect, Todd Bowles’ team doesn’t have the firepower to take advantage.

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