Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) - Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell each had
rushing scores and the New York Jets held on for a 17-10 victory over the
Jacksonville Jaguars to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Greene rushed for 77 yards on 20 carries while Powell amassed 78 yards on 19
rushes for New York (6-7), which was coming off a 7-6 win over Arizona and has
strung together consecutive victories for the first time all season.
A week after being pulled against the Cardinals, Mark Sanchez was asked to
manage the game and did so somewhat effectively. He fumbled in the first half
and connected on 12-of-19 throws overall for just 111 yards, but completed a
37-yard strike late in the contest to force Jacksonville to use all three of
Chad Henne led the Jaguars (2-11) into Jets territory on their final
possession, but was intercepted by Ellis Lankster to seal the win for New
Henne passed for 185 yards, but completed just 21-of-43 throws and was picked
off twice in Jacksonville's ninth loss in 10 games.
Montell Owens ran for the Jaguars' only touchdown, finishing with 91 yards on
14 carries in defeat.
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