When it comes to a Cleveland fan's hatred, Braylon Edwards isn't too far behind LeBron James. The crowd has cascaded boos and some unflattering chants upon him. He has two receptions for 27 yards.
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez had a nice first half. He completed nine of 13 passes for 83 yards and a touchdown. He also scored on a 1-yard quarterback draw 23 seconds before halftime.
The Jets' vaunted defense hasn't looked too swift. Then again, maybe what the Browns did to the New England Patriots last week wasn't a fluke. The Browns' offensive line has manhandled the Jets. Former Jets coordinator Brian Daboll, now calling plays for the Browns, has done a wonderful job of mixing the run and pass.
The Jets weren't able to take advantage of gift-wrapped field position on their first two drives. The Browns made a field goal on their opening drive and then tried an unsuccessful onside kick. Nick Folk eventually kicked a field goal. On the next drive, Peyton Hillis fumbled on the Browns' 31-yard line. After a three-and-out (plus a delay of game), Folk missed a 48-yard attempt.
Jets safety Jim Leonhard has had a busy first half with a team-high six tackles and the forced fumble on Hillis.