N.Y. Jets (8-5) at dallas (4-9)

When: 7:25 p.m. Saturday


Line: Jets by 3½

The skinny: The Jets would be the AFC's sixth seed if the playoffs were starting today. The Cowboys are two games behind the three teams atop the woeful NFC East.

Notes: Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has won the past three starts, throwing for 930 yards and nine TDs with no interceptions. His rating in those games is 111.5 rating. … WRs Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall have both scored touchdown in seven games, tied for most by teammates in NFL history with Hall of Famer Cris Carter and Randy Moss with the 1998 Vikings. … Cowboys QB Matt Cassel passed for 400 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in his last start against Jets, for New England in 2008. … WR Dez Bryant has gone 13 straight games with at least one touchdown against AFC opponents, longest interconference streak since 1970. … The Cowboys are 1-5 at home.