NFL PREVIEW: NEW YORK JETS (0-13) AT LOS ANGELES RAMS (9-4)
WEEK 15 // SUNDAY, DEC. 20, 2020 // 4:05 PM ET // SOFI STADIUM // REFEREE: TONY CORRENTE
REGULAR SEASON HISTORY:
LEADER: Rams lead all-time series, 10-4
STREAKS: Jets have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 11/13/16: Rams 9 at Jets 6
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/27/92: Rams 18, Jets 10
NEW YORK NOTES:
QB SAM DARNOLD passed for 132 yards with 0 INTs last week. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC West with 0 INTs. Has 90+ rating in 5 of his past 6 vs. NFC. Has 12 TDs (11 pass, 1 rush) vs. 2 INTs for 105.5 rating in his past 6 vs. NFC. • RB FRANK GORE aims for his 3rd in row vs. Rams with 50+ scrimmage yards. In 18 career games vs. Rams, has 15 rush TDs, most vs. any opponent. Has 546 rush yards this season, his 16th season with 500+ rush yards, most in NFL history. Ranks 3rd in NFL history with 15,893 rush yards & 4th with 19,867 scrimmage yards. • WR JAMISON CROWDER had 4 catches for 47 yards in his last game vs. LAR (9/17/17 with Was.). Has 5+ catches, 75+ rec. yards & TD catch in 3 of his past 4 vs. NFC. Has 510 rec. yards, his 5th season with 500+ rec. yards. WR BRESHAD PERRIMAN has 50+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 on road. WR BRAXTON BERRIOS led team with 49 rec. yards last week. Has 45+ rec. yards in 2 of 3 career games vs. NFC West. Rookie WR DENZEL MIMS has 40+ rec. yards in each of 1st 6 career games. • S MARCUS MAYE had 2nd INT of season last week. Aims for 5th in row with PD. CB ARTHUR MAULET has PD in 2 of his past 3. LB NEVILLE HEWITT had 9 tackles & season-high 2 TFL last week. Aims for 5th in row with TFL & 3rd in row with 9+ tackles. Is 1 of 4 in NFL with 5+ tackles in 13 games this season. LB HARVEY LANGI had 9 tackles last week & aims for his 6th in row with 8+ tackles. DL QUINNEN WILLIAMS has sack in 2 of past 3. DL FOLORUNSO FATUKASI had 2 TFL & sack in Week 14. Has sack in 2 of past 3. Aims for 3rd in row on road with TFL.
LOS ANGELES NOTES:
QB JARED GOFF had 2 TDs (1 pass, 1 rush) vs. INT last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with rush TD. Has 3,509 pass yards in 2020 & is 1 of 3 QBs (PHILIP RIVERS & MATT RYAN) with 3,500+ pass yards in each of past 4 seasons. • RB CAM AKERS (rookie) had career-high 194 scrimmage yards (career-high 171 rush, 23 rec.) last week, most scrimmage yards by rookie in 2020 & most rush yards by Rams rookie since HOFer JEROME BETTIS (212 rush yards on 12/12/93). Has TD in 3 of his past 4. Aims for his 4th in row with 80+ scrimmage yards. • WR COOPER KUPP had 5 receptions & TD catch last week, his 24th-career rec. TD. Has 5+ catches in 4 of his past 5 at home. WR ROBERT WOODS had 5 catches last week. Aims for his 4th in row at home & 7th in row overall with 5+ receptions. Kupp (79) & Woods (76) are only pair of WR teammates each with 75+ receptions this season. • DL AARON DONALD had 1.5 sacks in Week 14 & leads NFL with 12.5 sacks in 2020. Has 22 games with 1.5+ sacks since 2014, most in NFL. Has 84.5 career sacks & can surpass HOFer DERRICK THOMAS (85) for 3rd-most sacks by player in 1st 7 seasons since 1982. Aims for his 4th in row with sack. DL MICHAEL BROCKERS had 3rd-career game with 2 sacks last week. LB KENNY YOUNG lead team with 8 tackles, had 1st sack of season & 79-yard INTTD last week, his 1st-career INT & TD. Aims for his 4th in row with TFL. LB LEONARD FLOYD has 6.5 sacks in 6 home games this season. LB TROY REEDER aims for his 4th in row with 7+ tackles. CB JALEN RAMSEY aims for his 3rd in row vs. NYJ with PD. CB TROY HILL aims for his 3rd in row with PD.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (4:05 PM ET): TBD SIRIUS: 108 (NYJ), 134 (LAR) | XM: 384 (NYJ), 228 (LAR)