New York Jets Game Release

GAME AT A GLANCE
All-Time Record vs. CAR: 3-4
All-Time ROAD Record vs. CAR: 1-3
Last Time vs. CAR: L, 27-35 vs. CAR (11/26/17)
First Time vs. CAR: L, 15-26 vs. CAR (10/15/95)
Current Streak: Lost Two
Most Points Scored: 48 vs. CAR (11/29/98)
Fewest Points Allowed: 6 vs. CAR (11/29/09)
Largest Margin of Victory: 27 vs. CAR (11/29/98)
Coach Exp. W/L Post W/L
Robert Saleh 1st Season 0-0 0-0
Matt Rhule 2nd Season 5-11 0-0

PRESEASON SUPERLATIVES: The New York Jets finished the preseason 2-0-1, their first undefeated preseason since 2002 when they finished 4-0 • Additionally, it marks just the fifth time in franchise history (2021, 2002, 1997, 1992 and 1996) that the team finished without a loss.

• Quarterback Zach Wilson completed 75% of his passes for 9.55 yards per attempt, with three touchdowns and no interceptions for a 137.7 passer rating, scoring four times in his six preseason drives, including both opening drives

• Among passers with at least 20 attempts in the preseason, Wilson ranked second in passing rating, third in yards per attempt, and tied for fifth in completion percentage while being one of just nine QBs without a sack in at least 20 dropbacks.

• Additionally, Wilson was not hit in six drives during the preseason behind the starting offensive line of Mekhi Becton, Connor McGovern, Greg Van Roten, and George Fant/Morgan Moses.

• On defense, the Jets finished the preseason in the top 10 in total defense (273.3 yards allowed per game), passing defense (160.0), sacks per pass attempt (10.1%), goal-to-go defense (50.0%) and opposing time of possession (24:50).

• All four of the team’s takeaways during the preseason came from rookie or second-year players, including an interception from sixth-round cornerback Brandin Echols and a fumble recovery from fifth-round linebacker Jamien Sherwood • Also, sixthround rookie linebacker Hamsah Nasirildeen and fifth-round rookie cornerback Jason Pinnock both forced fumbles.

MATCHUP HISTORY
OVERALL: 3-4
HOME: 2-1
AWAY: 1-3

10/15/95 at Carolina L 15-26
11/29/98 CAROLINA W 48-21
10/28/01 at Carolina W 13-12
11/13/05 at Carolina L 3-30
11/29/09 CAROLINA W 17-6
12/15/13 at Carolina L 20-30
11/26/17 CAROLINA L 27-35