Jets top Cowboys 19-16, keep pressure on in AFC wild card

Dec 20, 2015 2:04 AM by Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Randy Bullock kicked a 40-yard field goal with 36 seconds left and the New York Jets kept the pressure on Pittsburgh and Kansas City in the AFC wild-card race with a 19-16 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night.

Ryan Fitzpatrick's 43-yard pass to Kenbrell Thompkins put the Jets (9-5) in position for a win that moved them a half-game ahead of the Steelers and Chiefs in the race for two playoff spots.

Kellen Moore replaced an ineffective Matt Cassel at quarterback and gave the Cowboys (4-10) a spark, but it wasn't enough to keep the defending NFC East champions from being eliminated with two games remaining.

Eric Decker caught a 3-yard scoring pass to set a franchise record with Brandon Marshall with 21 combined touchdowns receiving as the Jets won their fourth straight for the first time since 2010.



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