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NFL Capsule: Jets at Jaguars

Thursday - 12/6/2012, 2:48pm  ET

The Associated Press

NEW YORK JETS (5-7) At JACKSONVILLE (2-10)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE -- Jets by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD --New York 6-6; Jacksonville 6-6

SERIES RECORD -- Jaguars lead 6-3

AP PRO32 RANKING -- Jets No. 23; Jaguars No. 32

LAST MEETING -- Jets beat Jaguars 32-3, Sept. 18, 2011

LAST WEEK -- Jets beat Cardinals 7-6; Jaguars lost to Bills 34-18

JETS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (29), RUSH (12), PASS (28)

JETS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (10), RUSH (29), PASS (4)

JAGUARS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (31), RUSH (32), PASS (24)

JAGUARS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (31), RUSH (31), PASS (28)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Jets QB Mark Sanchez gets start week after being replaced by third-stringer Greg McElroy. Sanchez had two TD passes in last game against Jaguars. ... Backup QB Tim Tebow (ribs) hopes to be active as he plays second NFL game in hometown. Tebow opened career at Jacksonville, losing 24-17 as Denver's backup QB in 2010. ... Jets 6-0 when Shonn Greene runs for at least 100 yards. ... Landry brothers -- Jets S LaRon Landry and Jaguars S Dawan Landry -- play first regular-season game against each other. They squared off in preseason in 2009 and 2010, when LaRon played for Washington and Dawan played for Baltimore. "LaRon's a little bit more explosive and faster," said Jets LB Bart Scott, who has played with both brothers. "But, Dawan, definitely you can tell is the big brother." ... Jaguars 3-0 vs. Jets at home. ... Jaguars QB Chad Henne went 3-1 vs. Jets as starter with Miami, throwing six TD passes and an interception. ... Cecil Shorts III has TD reception in four consecutive games, tying franchise record held by Reggie Williams (2007). Shorts has five TD catches of at least 20 yards, tying club record held by Jimmy Smith (2000, 2004) and Williams (2007). ... Jaguars likely will be without RB Maurice Jones-Drew (foot) for at least another week, and with Rashad Jennings (concussion) and Jalen Parmele (groin) also sidelined, special teams ace Montell Owens takes over starting job. ... Jaguars removed one section of tarps covering seats because of demand for tickets, likely because of Tebow's homecoming.

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