Both teams are currently languishing at the bottom with an identical 0-3 record to their name. On Sunday, The Jets faced a humiliating 29 point defeat away from home at the hands of the Indianapolis Colts, 7-36. The Broncos too were beaten comprehensively last week as they lost by a margin of 18 points to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Denver Broncos vs New York Jets Head-to-Head
The Jets and Broncos have played each other 37 times in total with the Broncos leading the all-time series 20-16-1.
Though its a closely fought series when these two sides play at the MetLife Stadium as neither holds an advantage with the record being an even 8-8-1.
The last time these sided played at the MetLife Stadium, the Jets were comfortable victors with a 34-16 scoreline.
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Denver Broncos vs New York Jets Team News
The Denver Broncos are entering this contest with an injury riddled squad. Quarterback Drew Lock & defensive lineman Jurell Casey are both expected to miss this contest due a shoulder & bicep injury respectively.
Running back Phillip Lindsay was a limited participant on the Monday & Tuesday practise session and is unlikley to play on Thursday.
Out: Drew Lock, Jurell Casey
Doubtful: Phillip Lindsay
The New York Jets too are dealing with injuries to multiple key players. Wide reciever Breshad Perriman missed both practise sessions on Monday and Tuesday and is therefore expected to miss the game on Thursday.
Offensive tackle Mekhi Becton, wide reciever Jamison Crowder and safety Ashtyn Davis were all limited participants at the Monday and Tuesday practise sessions and are doubtful for Thursday Night Football.
Out: Breshad Perriman
Doubtful: Mekhi Becton, Jamison Crowder, Ashtyn Davis.
Denver Broncos vs New York Jets Predicted Starters
QB: Brett Rypien, Jeff Driskel
RB: Melvin Gordon, Phillip Lindsay(D)
WR: Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler, Tim Patrick
TE: Noah Fant
New York Jets:
QB: Sam Darnold
RB: Frank Gore, La'Mical Perine, Kalen Ballage
WR: Braxton Berrios, Lawrence Cager
TE: Chris Herndon
Denver Broncos vs New York Jets Prediction
With the huge number of injuries to key players on either side this contest is expected to be a snoozefest.
Denver Broncos might end up on the winning side due to their defense in a game where the score is expected to be on the lower side.
Prediction: Denver Broncos to get the better of New York Jets in a low scoring encounter
Published 01 Oct 2020, 01:32 IST