NFL: N.Y. Jets 20, Philadelphia 17

Sept. 2, 2006 at 2:47 AM
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Brad Smith ran nine yards for a touchdown with about three minutes left Friday night as the New York Jets rallied to beat Philadelphia, 20-17.

Smith's touchdown capped a 20-point run by the Jets, who trailed, 17-0, at halftime and held the Eagles scoreless in the second half.

Cedric Houston rushed for 108 yards on 25 carries; Smith caught one pass for 37 yards; and Kellen Clemens was 7-of-10 passing for 75 yards and one interception for the Jets, who were 2-2 in the pre-season.

A.J. Feeley was 9-of-12 for 131 yards; Timmy Chang was 9-of-17 for 88 yards and three interceptions; Darnerien McCants caught four passes for 69 yards; and Ryan Moats had 65 yards and one touchdown on 15 rushing attempts for the Eagles, who were 2-3.

In Week One, the Jets travel to Tennessee; and the Eagles are at Houston.

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