Cardinals inactives for the Jets game:
QB Brian St. Pierre
S Adrian Wilson
RB J.J. Arrington
T Brandon Keith
WR Early Doucet
TE Jereme Tuman
DE Bertrand Berry
DT Gabe Watson
Jets win the coin toss and will receive.
Neil Rackers' kickoff short, high kick taken by
Jets first-and-10 from their 29-yard line. Leon Washington carries up the middle for four yards, then takes a pitch from Brett Favre and runs for one yard around left end. On third-and-five at the 34, Favre's pass to Dustin Keller deep over the middle broken up by Antrel Rolle. Fourth-and-five, Ben Graham's punt of 45 yards taken by Steve Breaston at the 21, stopped for no return.
Cardinals' first possession begins at their 21-yard line, 13:15 left in the opening period. Edgerrin James up the middle for two yards, then Kurt Warner passes complete to Larry Fitzgerald on slant for 16 yards and a first down. Tim Hightower takes a pitch left and finds one yard, then Warner connects with James in right flat for 16 yards to the 44. First-and-10 now at the 44, Warner hit again in the pocket but finds Breaston for six to the Jets 38-yard line. James carries up the middle for three, and on third-and-one Hightower off left guard for three yards and a first down at the 32, clock ticking with9:36 left. Warner passes incomplete over the middle for Fitzgerald, then throws to Anquan Boldin for 23 yards. Now first-and-goal at the eight, Warner's pass to Fitzgerald on fade in the end zone too long. Second-and-goal, Warner stripped by Jet Shaun Ellis, ball recovered by James at the 32-yard line. On third-and-32, Warner passes complete to Boldin near left sideline, but Jet defensive back Dwight Lowery knocks the ball loose, recovered by Hank Poteat and returned 14 yards to the 43-yard line.
Jets now first-and-10 at the 43, 7:40 to play in the first quarter. Favre passes deep over the middle to Laveraneus Coles, then screen left to Leon Washington goes for nine. On third-and-one at the 48, Favre rolls right, passes left, but ball intercepted by Card Chike Okeafor at the 45, returns 21 yards to the 34.
Cardinals first-and-10 at the 21, James goes for seven yards up the middle, then adds one more yard off right guard. On third-and-two at the eight, Warner under pressure and throws the ball away, but called for intentional grounding. Result of penalty places the ball at the 20. Rackers' 37-yard field goal try blocked by Kris Jenkins, recovered at the 49.
Jets begin drive first-and-10 at the 49, 5:02 to play in the quarter. Thomas Jones picks up four yards up the middle, then runs for one yard up the middle. On third-and-five at the Card 44, Favre complete to Jones for four yards. On fourth-and-one at the 40, Jones runs left for two yards and a first down. First-and-10 at the 38, Favre complete to Chris Baker middle for nine, then passes left to Jericho Cotchery for three and a first down at the26, clock ticking with just over one minute left. On first down, Favre passes to wide-open Bubba Franks for 25 yards to the one. On first-and-goal, Jones dropped for loss of one by Aaron Francisco as clock runs out in first period.
Second quarter begins with Jets second-and-two at the two. Favre passes left to Franks for touchdown, but Jets called for holding. Now second-and-12 at the 12, Favre passes incomplete. Third-and-goal at the 12, Favre with time fires pass over the middle to Coles in the end zone for the touchdown. Jay Feely adds the extra point, Jets take 7-0 lead with 14:44 left in the first half. Drive was 10 plays, 49 yards, 5:18 time of possession.
Feely' kickoff taken by Breaston at the eight, returns 16 yards to the 24, 14:38 left in the half. James runs middle for two yards, then stopped for no gain to set up third-and-8 at the 26. Cards in no-huddle, Warner passes right, intercepted by Jet Darrelle Revis at the 32, returns untouched to the end zone for a touchdown. Feely adds the extra point, Jets push lead to 14-0.
Feely's kickoff taken by Breaston at the five, returns middle to the 27. Cards now first-and-10 at their 27, 13:19 on the second quarter clock. Hightower runs for one yard, then again on the carry for six more. Third-and-three at the 34, Warner passes over middle to Breaston for 17 yards and a first down. Hightower tries the left side and finds one yard, then quick pass left to Boldin good for one yard. Now third-and-eight at the 47, Jets blitz Warner from left side, pass incomplete. Dirk Johnson's punt taken by Washington inside the 10, returned nine yards to the 17.
Jets begin first-and-10 at the 17, 9:44 left in the first half. Jones takes screen left, runs for 19 yards to the 36 and a first down. Brad Smith takes end-around for 17 yards and another first down at the Card 47. Washington around left side, runs for 13 yards and a first down at the 34. Favre has time, finds Coles all alone on the left sideline for 34 yards and a touchdown. Card cornerback Eric Green went down with an injury on the play, leaving Coles all alone for the score. Feely adds extra point and Jets take 21-0 lead, 7:17 to play in the first half. Drive was four plays, 83 yards, 2:27 time of possession.
Breaston takes the kickoff at the six, returns 18 yards to the 24. Warner's first-down pass to Boldin intercepted by Eric Smith at the 25, returned six yards to the 19.
Jets now first-and-10 at the 19, 7:00 left in the second quarter. Washington runs for four yards, and on second-and-six carries up the middle for five more. On third-and-one at the 10, Jones runs for two yards and a first down. First-and-goal at the eight, Washington runs left, but Cards called for facemask penalty. Now first-and-goal at the five, Washington goes up the middle for one yard, then Favre's pass to Coles in the end zone broken up by Ralph Brown. On third-and-goal, Favre's pass incomplete in the end zone. Feely on for a 22-yard field goal, kick sails wide left. But Cards called for running into the kicker, result is a two-yard penalty. Feely's attempt from 20 yards is good, Jets take 24-0 lead with 3:32 left. Drive was eight plays, 17 yards, 3:28 time of possession.
Feely's kickoff fielded by Breaston at the four, returns 23 yards. Cardinals now first-and-10 at the 26, 3:27 left in the half. Warner quick toss to Ben Patrick for 11 yards to the 37, then passes to Terrelle Smith for six yards. Second-and-four at the 43, Warner sacked by Calvin Pace and loses the ball, recovered by David Harris at the 40. Timeout for the two-minute warning.
Jets first-and-10 at the 40, Washington on screen loses one. Favre shovel pass to Washington incomplete. Now third-and-11 at the 41, Favre complete to Coles over the middle for 23 yards to the Card 22-yard line. Jets call first timeout with 1:02 left in the first half. Favre sacked for loss of two by Okeafor, Jets call second timeout with 53 seconds left. On second-and-12, Favre complete to Washington in left flat for four. Third-and-eight, Favre complete to Coles near left sideline good for 15 yards to the Card five with 22 seconds left. First-and-goal at the five, Favre throws ball away. Cards called for holding, however, penalty is half the distance to the goal. Favre passes fade in left corner to Coles for the touchdown. Feely's extra point is good, Jets take 31-0 lead with 10 seconds left in the first half. Cards called for leverage penalty, will be assessed on the kickoff.
Feely will now kick off from the 45, ball sails out of the end zone for a touchback. Cards first-and-10 at their own 20, 10 seconds left in the first half. Warner back to pass, stripped by David Bowens and recovered at the 12 with two seconds left.
Feely kicks a 30-yard field goal on the final play of the quarter, and Jets take 34-0 lead at halftime.
Breaston takes Feely's kickoff at the goal line, returns 21 yards. On first and 10 at the 21, Warner passes incomplete to Breaston, but Jets called for pass interference. Result is Card first down at the 42. Warner passes right to Breaston for 11, then looks for Breaston again but throws incomplete. Cards no-huddle now. Second-and-10, Warner complete to Fitzgerald left, who turns upfield for 11 yards. Jets called for late hit, result is Cards now at the 21. Warner again to Breaston, this time for nine yards, then James runs right for eight yards and a first down at the four. James runs right up the middle for the touchdown, Cards get on the scoreboard with 12:39 left in the third quarter. Rackers adds the extra point, score now Jets 34, Cards 7. Drive was six plays, 79 yards, 2:21 time of possession
Rackers' kickoff taken by Washington inside the 10, returns 18 yards to the 26. Favre finds Franks near left sideline for seven yards on first down, then quick toss left to Coles good for two. On third-and-one at the 35, Favre's pass falls incomplete. Graham punts 51 yards, fielded by Breaston at the 14 and returned 10 yards to the 24.
Cardinals first-and-10 at their 24, 10:47 left in the third quarter. Under pressure, Warner complete to Fitzgerald left for 17 yards to the 41, then passes to Boldin for seven more. Cards in no-huddle again. On second-and-three, Warner complete over the middle to James for 11 yards and a first down at the 41. Warner's pass to Boldin incomplete, then finds Jerheme Urban for 11 yards and another first down at the 30. Clock ticking with less than nine minutes in the quarter. Warner sacked for six yards by Bryan Thomas, and on second-and-16 Warner complete to Urban for eight. Third-and-eight at the Jets' 28, pass intended for Fitzgerald broken up by Kerry Rhodes. Fourth-and-eight at the 28, 7:39 on the clock, Warner complete to Fitzgerald who lunges for a first down at the 18. Warner complete to Urban near left sideline for six yards. Cards called for false start, five-yard penalty results in second-and-nine at the 17. Warner passes incomplete over the middle, and on third-and-nine, Warner complete to Breaston over the middle for 15 yards to the two-yard line. First-and-goal, clock running with under six minutes left in the third quarter, James up the middle for two yards and a touchdown. Cards to go for two-point conversion. James straight up the middle to the end zone. Cards pull to within 34-15, 5:41 remaining in the third quarter. Drive was 13 plays, 76 yards, 5:06 time of possession.
Cards try onsides kick, recovered by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie . First-and-10 at the 46, Warner pass complete to Hightower for no gain. Cards called for false start. First and 15, Warner complete to wide-open Fitzgerald for 32 yards to the Jets'12-yard line. Breaston on quick slant from Warner goes for 11 yards to the one. On first down, Warner incomplete to Fitzgerald, then Warner passes incomplete. Now third-and-goal. Hightower up the middle for the touchdown to cut the lead to 34-21 with 2:50 left in the third quarter. Cards line up for two-point conversion, pass batted down at the line of scrimmage. Score remains 34-21, 2:50 to play in the third quarter.
Rackers' kickoff sails into the end zone for a touchback. Jets first-and-10 at their 20. Jones picks up four yards up the middle, then Favre complete to Chansi Stuckey for seven and a first down at the 31. Coles takes quick toss from Favre for seven yards to the 38, and on second-and-three, Jones runs for four yards and a first down at the 42 with less than a minute left in the period. Jones up the middle for nine yards to the 49 as the third quarter comes to a close.
Fourth quarter begins, Jets with a second-and-one at the 49. Favre quick toss to Stuckey left, but flag on the play. Jets decline hands to the face on Cards, result is five-yard gain. First and 10 at the 44 now, Favre's pass dropped by Tony Richardson. On second down Jones runs up the middle. Cards called for lining up in the neutral zone, five-yard penalty results in Jets second-and-five at the 40, 14:10 to play. Favre throws the ball away, and on third-and-five Favre complete over the middle to Coles for 14 yards and a first down at the Card 25. Jones stopped for no gain, then Favre throws ball away. However, Cards called for illegal contact, resulting in five-yard penalty and automatic first down at the 20. Jones runs for three yards, then Favre finds Cotchery wide-open in the end zone for a touchdown. Feely adds the extra point and Jets now lead 41-21, 11:50 remaining in the game.
Breaston fields the kickoff one yard deep, pushed out of bounds at the 38, 11:42 on the clock. Warner complete to Urban along left sideline for 11 yards, then hits Breaston on right sideline for 11 yards and another first down at the 40. Fitzgerald catches pass over the middle for nine, Cards in no-huddle. Warner complete to Boldin at the 15-yard line for gain of 16. Jets called for defensive holding, penalty declined. Cards first-and-10 at the 15, Warner complete to Boldin short left for seven to the eight. Warner quick toss right to Boldin at the nine, bulls into the end zone for the touchdown. Rackers' extra point is good, Cards now down just 41-28 with 9:49 to play. Jets called for roughing the kicker penalty to be assessed on the kickoff. Drive was six plays, 62 yards, 2:01 possession.
Rackers to kickoff from the 45, a high, short kick fielded by Brad Smith at the 20. Returns 16 yards to the 36. Cards called for facemask penalty, result is Jets first-and-10 at the 49. Jones loses three yards running right, and on second down Favre passes complete to Washington near left sideline for five yards. Now third-and-eight, 8:30 to play, Cotchery takes quick toss in right flat, short of a first down. Jets now fourth-and-one from the 40, call timeout with 7:33 to play. Favre fakes to Jones, finds Cotchery wide-open over the middle for a touchdown. Feely's extra point increases Jets lead to 48-28, 7:26 to go. Drive was four plays, 49 yards, 2:23 time of possession.
Breaston takes the kickoff in the end zone, returns 36 yards to the 34. Warner complete short to James for three yards, then again underneath to James for four. On third-and-three at the 41, Breaston catches a quick toss over the middle for five yards and a first down. Warner passes right to Breaston for 37 yards to the 17-yard line, 5:40 to play. Warner short over the middle to James for three, still no-huddle for Cards. Warner complete to Urban in the end zone for the 14-yard touchdown. Rackers adds the extra point, score now Jets 48, Cards 35, 4:49 remaining.
Rackers' onsides kick high to right side, caught by Card defensive back Ralph Brown. But officials rule the ball did not travel at least 10 yards, Jets take possession at the 40. Jones runs wide right for three yards, Cards call timeout with 4:43 to play. On second-and-seven at the 36 Jones this time runs up the middle for eight yards and a first down at the 28. Jones again on the carry, runs for two yards as Cards call second timeout, 3:54 to play. Jones runs wide left for three, Cards call third and final timeout with 3:49 remaining. On third-and-five at the 23, Favre finds no one open and goes down for the sack, credited to Dockett. Jets run clock down to 3:11 and call second timeout. Fourth-and-eight at the 27, Feely's 44-yard field goal is wide right, score remains Jets 48, Cards 35.
Cardinals take over first-and-10 at the 34, 3:06 remaining. Warner back to pass, is stripped of the ball, fumble recovered by Calvin Pace at the 29.
Jets first-and-10 at the 29, 2:58 left. Jones stopped for loss of one, then runs left for four yards. Jets called for illegal formation, penalty declined. Jets now third-and-seven at the 26, 2:10 left in the game. Jones runs for two at the two-minute warning. Fourth-and-five at the 24, Favre finds Dustin Keller wide open for the touchdown. Packers line up for two-point conversion, Washington runs up the middle for the conversion. Jets now lead 56-35 with 1:54 left to play. Drive was four plays, 29 yards, 1:04 time of possession.
Feely's kickoff taken by Breaston at the goal line, returns to the 20. Cards first-and-10, 1:47 to play. Warner complete deep middle to Boldin for 26 yards, then passes incomplete. On second-and-10 at the 46, Warner's pass for Fitzgerald falls incomplete. Now third-and-10 at the 46, pass to Urban incomplete. Fourth down now, 1:07 to play, Warner complete to Boldin over the middle good for 16 yards to the Jets' 38-yard line. Warner complete again to Boldin for 13 yards, clock ticking with 40 seconds left. Warner passes over the middle to Boldin, pass broken up at the goal line. Boldin injured on the play, 27 seconds remaining. Warner complete to Fitzgerald for 17 yards, then Warner's pass into the end zone intercepted by Revis as time runs out.