UPDATE: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Devante Adams with 6:28 remaining in overtime to beat the New York Jets, 44-38, Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
Here is a roundup of NJ Advance Media’s coverage of the game:
The New York Jets (4-10) — led by quarterback Sam Darnold, wide receiver Robby Anderson and tight end Chris Herndon — meet the Green Bay Packers (5-8-1) in NFL Week 16 action on Sunday, December 23, 2018 (12/23/18) at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Packers, coming off a loss to the Chicago Bears, are led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams.
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Here’s what you need to know:
Who: Green Bay Packers at New York Jets
When: Sunday, December 23, 2018
Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
Kickoff: 1 p.m. Eastern
Announcers: Kenny Albert on play-by-play, Ronde Barber as the analyst
Livestream: NFL GamePass (subscription required)
More to know: Since returning from injury in Week 14, quarterback Sam Darnold has helped the Jets offense to their two best third-down conversion percentages this season. At BUF (12/9), the Jets converted six-of-13 attempts (46.2%), while they registered first downs on nine-of-17 chances (52.9%) vs. HST (12/15). In that span, the Jets are tied for first in the league in third-down percentage (50.0%) and their 15 conversions rank as the most in the league.Since returning, Darnold has registered a 106.3 passer rating on third/fourth down, the fourth best in the league among qualified passers and has accounted for 13 of the team’s 15 successful third-down conversions (10 passing and three rushing), the most of any quarterback. … For the second consecutive season, the New York Jets will be inducting five fans into the New York Jets Fan Hall of Fame during Sunday’s game against the Packers. Each fan will be honored pre-game with a induction ceremony, in addition to receiving a Fan Hall of Fame varsity jacket, JetBlue vouchers and four EY coaches club tickets to Sunday’s game. The Jets Fan Hall of Fame is designed to celebrate the ultimate Jets fans and recognize them for their dedication to the organization. — via New York Jets