Jets
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24 - 20 Final
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Ratliff fuels Jets past Browns

Aug 8, 2008 - 3:46 AM By Jeff Brewer PA SportsTicker Contributing Writer

CLEVELAND (Ticker) -- While New York Jets fans were intrigued by one quarterback named Brett, another one stepped up on Thursday.

Reserve quarterback Brett Ratliff tossed a pair of touchdown passes as the Jets rallied to defeat the Cleveland Browns, 24-20, in the preseason opener for both teams.

While Favre introduced himself to teammates on the sideline, Ratliff threw touchdown strikes of 71 and 70 yards to wide receiver David Clowney.

Clowney finished with four receptions for 163 yards, while Ratliff connected on 14-of-20 passes for 252 yards. The Jets took the lead for good at 24-20 when Dwight Lowery, a rookie out of San Jose State, returned a punt 62 yards for a score with 10:02 to play

Quarterback Kellen Clemens started for the Jets and was 4-of-6 for 31 yards.

Cleveland quarterback Derek Anderson completed 4-of-5 passes for 20 yards - including a two-yard scoring toss to Braylon Edwards - while Brady Quinn connected on 13-of-17 passes for 133 yards and one interception.

The game was stopped with 12 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter as Jets tight end A.J. Schable was taken off the field on a stretcher following a Browns kickoff return.






  • jllanclos Boy, Brett Favre's already improving this team! Just imagine when he starts actually playing!!!

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  • DialH Jets! Jets! Jets!

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  • DialH I'll admit it: I totally can't stand the Patriots. J-E-T-S!!!!!

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    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NY JETS 0 10 0 14 24
    CLEVELAND 7 7 3 3 20 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: CLE - TD, BRAYLON EDWARDS 2 YD PASS FROM
    DEREK ANDERSON (PHIL DAWSON KICK),
    10:11. CLEVELAND 7-0
    2ND QUARTER: NYJ - TD, DAVID CLOWNEY 71 YD PASS FROM BRETT
    RATLIFF (MIKE NUGENT KICK), 1:59.
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  • DialH Bite, bite, bite

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  • DialH I picked the Browns to win, then learned about Favre

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    TD NYJ
    DWIGHT LOWERY 62 YD PUNT RETURN
    (MIKE NUGENT KICK)
    NY JETS 24
    CLEVELAND 20 10:02 LEFT, 4TH QTR

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    TD NYJ
    DAVID CLOWNEY 70 YD PASS FROM BRETT RATLIFF
    (MIKE NUGENT KICK)
    NY JETS 17
    CLEVELAND 20 12:05 LEFT, 4TH QTR

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    FG CLE
    JASON REDA 39 YD
    NY JETS 10
    CLEVELAND 20 13:01 LEFT, 4TH QTR

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    END, 3RD QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NY JETS 0 10 0 10
    CLEVELAND 7 7 3 17 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: CLE - TD, BRAYLON EDWARDS 2 YD PASS FROM
    DEREK ANDERSON (PHIL DAWSON KICK),
    10:11. CLEVELAND 7-0
    2ND QUARTER: NYJ - TD, DAVID CLOWNEY 71 YD PASS FROM BRETT
    RATLIFF (MIKE NUGENT KICK), 1

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    FG CLE
    JASON REDA 26 YD
    NY JETS 10
    CLEVELAND 17 1:55 LEFT, 3RD QTR

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    FG NYJ
    MIKE NUGENT 20 YD
    NY JETS 10
    CLEVELAND 14 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

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    TD CLE
    JASON WRIGHT 1 YD RUN
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    NY JETS 7
    CLEVELAND 14 8:06 LEFT, 2ND QTR

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    TD NYJ
    DAVID CLOWNEY 71 YD PASS FROM BRETT RATLIFF
    (MIKE NUGENT KICK)
    NY JETS 7
    CLEVELAND 7 13:01 LEFT, 2ND QTR

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    END, 1ST QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NY JETS 0 0
    CLEVELAND 7 7 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: CLE - TD, BRAYLON EDWARDS 2 YD PASS FROM
    DEREK ANDERSON (PHIL DAWSON KICK),
    10:11. CLEVELAND 7-0

    Aug 7 9:06 PM


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    TD CLE
    BRAYLON EDWARDS 2 YD PASS FROM DEREK ANDERSON
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    NY JETS 0
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  • TripleS First Preseason game! HERE WE GO BROWNIES! HERE WE GO! WOOF! WOOF!

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