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Jets quarterback Geno Smith (7) is examined during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Jets vs. Lions

The Jets lost their preseason opener on Friday night against the Detroit Lions, 26-17, at Ford Field.

Jets wide receiver Zach Rogers (9) is congratulated
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Jets wide receiver Zach Rogers (9) is congratulated by quarterback Greg McElroy (14) after his 11-yard touchdown reception during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Jets wide receiver Zach Rogers (9) scores a
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Jets wide receiver Zach Rogers (9) scores a touchdown on an 11-yard pass from New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy during the third quarter of an NFL preseason football game at Ford Field in Detroit. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Havard Rugland #3 of the Detroit Lions kicks
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Havard Rugland #3 of the Detroit Lions kicks a 49 yard field goal during the third quarter of the pre-season game against the Jets at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

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Jets quarterback Geno Smith (7) is examined during
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Jets quarterback Geno Smith (7) is examined during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Greg McElroy #14 of the Jets rolls out
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Greg McElroy #14 of the Jets rolls out to pass during the third quarter of the pre-season game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Zach Rogers #9 of the Jets celebrates a
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Zach Rogers #9 of the Jets celebrates a third quarter touchdown during the pre-season game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Antwan Barnes of the Jets grabs the jersey
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Antwan Barnes of the Jets grabs the jersey of quarterback Shaun Hill of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Muhammad Wilkerson of the Jets grabs the jersey
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Muhammad Wilkerson of the Jets grabs the jersey of quarterback Shaun Hill of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Aug. 9, 2013.

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Antwan Barnes of the Jets grabs the jersey
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Antwan Barnes of the Jets grabs the jersey of quarterback Shaun Hill of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Mark Sanchez of the Jets drops back to
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Mark Sanchez of the Jets drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Ezekiel Ansah of the Detroit Lions watches the
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Ezekiel Ansah of the Detroit Lions watches the action from the bench against the Jets at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Mark Sanchez of the Jets drops back to
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Mark Sanchez of the Jets drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions drops back
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Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the second quarter against the Jets at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

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Jeremy Kerley of the Jets runs for a
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Jeremy Kerley of the Jets runs for a first down during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Jeremy Kerley of the Jets runs for a
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Jeremy Kerley of the Jets runs for a first down during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions celebrates
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Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter touchdow with teammate Don Carey #32 after intercepting the pass from quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the Jets at Ford Field on in Detroit, Michigan. (August 9, 2013)

Detroit Lions safety Trevor Coston, left, and cornerback
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Detroit Lions safety Trevor Coston, left, and cornerback Bill Bentley (28) close in on Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley (11) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game at Ford Field in Detroit. (August 9, 2013)

Mark Sanchez #6 of the Jets celebrates a
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the Jets celebrates a first quarter touchdown with teammate Jeff Cumberland #87 during the pre-season game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (August 9, 2013)

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Mark Sanchez #6 of the Jets celebrates a
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the Jets celebrates a first quarter touchdown with teammate Jeff Cumberland #87 during the pre-season game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (August 9, 2013)

Mark Sanchez #6 of the Jets drops back
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Mark Sanchez #6 of the Jets drops back to pass for a first quarter touchdown to teammate Jeff Cumberland #87 during the pre-season game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (August 9, 2013)

Jeff Cumberland #87 of the Jets scores a
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Jeff Cumberland #87 of the Jets scores a first quarter touchdown and celebrates with teammate Kellen Winslow #81 during the pre-season game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (August 9, 2013)

Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland catches the ball
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Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland catches the ball for a 26-yard touchdown reception during the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Jets cornerback Dee Milliner (27) deflects a pass
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Jets cornerback Dee Milliner (27) deflects a pass intended for Detroit Lions wide receiver Pat Edwards (83) during the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit. (Aug. 9, 2013)

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Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland (87) celebrates his
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Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland (87) celebrates his 26-yard touchdown reception with teammate tight end Kellen Winslow during the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez throws during the first
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Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez throws during the first quarter of a preseason game against the Detroit Lions. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush runs during
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Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush runs during the first quarter of a preseason game against the Jets. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws during the
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws during the first quarter of a preseason game against the Jets. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah intercepts a
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Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah intercepts a pass from Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez and returns it for a 14-yard touchdown during the first quarter of a preseason game. (Aug. 9, 2013)

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Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah is surrounded
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Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah is surrounded by teammates after his 14-yard interception return for a touchdown from Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez during the first quarter of a game. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions warms up
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Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of a preseason game against the Jets. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, left, talks
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, left, talks with quarterback Matthew Stafford before a preseason game against the Jets. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Jets head coach Rex Ryan watches the pregame
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Jets head coach Rex Ryan watches the pregame warm-ups prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Mark Sanchez of the Jets warms up prior
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Mark Sanchez of the Jets warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions. (Aug. 9, 2013)

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Mark Sanchez of the Jets warms up prior
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Mark Sanchez of the Jets warms up prior to the start of a preseason game against the Detroit Lions. (Aug. 9, 2013)

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