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Smith Leads Jets to 37-27 Victory over Raiders

The Jets prevented the first four-game losing streak under coach Rex Ryan

By Dennis Waszak
|  Sunday, Dec 8, 2013  |  Updated 4:40 PM EDT
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Smith Leads Jets to 37-27 Victory over Raiders

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New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith runs during the second half.

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Geno Smith threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the New York Jets set a season high for points and stopped a three-game skid with a 37-27 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

Chris Ivory had a touchdown run, Nick Folk kicked three field goals and Antonio Allen blocked a punt and returned it for a score to help the Jets (6-7) in the AFC playoff hunt. Smith ended a miserable stretch that included getting benched last week by throwing his first touchdown toss since Week 7.

The Jets also prevented the first four-game losing streak under coach Rex Ryan.

Matt McGloin threw two touchdown passes and fullback Marcel Reece, starting because Oakland was down three running backs, had a 63-yard TD run for the Raiders (4-9).

Oakland has lost three straight overall, and 13 consecutive in the Eastern time zone.

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