NEW YORK JETS (2-5) at CLEVELAND (0-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE - Jets by 3
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RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jets 2-4-1, Browns 1-5-1
SERIES RECORD - Browns lead 13-10
LAST MEETING - Jets beat Browns 31-10, Sept. 13, 2015
LAST WEEK - Jets beat Ravens 24-16; Browns lost to Bengals 31-17
AP PRO32 RANKING - Jets No. 28, Browns No. 32
JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (21), PASS (22).
JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (2), PASS (27).
BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (16T), RUSH (8), PASS (24).
BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (31), PASS (29).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Jets have won three straight meetings vs. Browns, with last loss coming in 2007. ... Browns are looking to avoid first 0-8 start since 1975, when they started 0-9, finished 3-11. Cleveland is 3-25 in last 28 games. ... Jets starting Ryan Fitzpatrick at QB after he replaced injured Geno Smith last weekend vs. Baltimore. ... Fitzpatrick 4-1 in career vs. Browns with eight TDs, was starter until being benched before Ravens game. ... RB Matt Forte rushed for 100 yards on 30 carries vs. Ravens, second 100-yard game with Jets, and also had TD run and caught scoring pass. Forte became fifth in NFL history to top 8,000 yards rushing, 4,000 yards receiving and 20 receiving TDs, joining Marshall Faulk, Marcus Allen, Thurman Thomas and Herschel Walker. ... New York set franchise record by holding Ravens to 11 yards rushing. ... After entering last weekend with just four takeaways on defense, Jets got two vs. Baltimore on INTs by Buster Skrine and Marcus Gilchrist. ... DE Leonard Williams leads Jets with six sacks, including one vs. Ravens he was credited with following midweek scoring change. ... Josh McCown expected to start at QB for Browns. Veteran has been out since Week 2 with broken collarbone. ... Browns will honor 1986 team that reached AFC championship game. ... Cleveland ran for season-high 180 yards in loss to Bengals. ... Browns averaging 5.05 yards per carry, second in NFL. ... Cleveland defensive backs have six interceptions. Same group managed five all of last season. ... Browns rookie LB Emmanuel Ogbah has three sacks in last two games. ... Fantasy Tip: Jets WR Brandon Marshall. If Fitzpatrick can avoid throwing ball to other team, Marshall should have plenty of room against league's 29th-ranked pass defense.
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