The Oakland Raiders battle the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Kickoff is set for Sunday, December 8, on CBS.
- The Raiders lead the all-time series, 20-15-2.
- The Raiders have won two of the last three meetings including a 34-24 victory in Oakland in 2011.
- Oakland will visit the Jets for the first time since 2006, and will play each other for the first time at MetLife Stadium, which opened in 2010.
- The home team has won four of the last five matchups between the Raiders and Jets.
- Assistant head coach/offensive line Tony Sparano was offensive coordinator for the Jets in 2012.
- Quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo served as assistant quarterbacks coach for the Jets in 2009.
- Defensive backs coach Johnnie Lynn played for the Jets from 1979-86.
- Special teams coordinator Bobby April’s son, Bobby April III, serves on the Jets’ staff as quality control-defense.
Jeremy Stewartwas in training camp with the Jets in 2012.
- Jets wide receivers coach Sanjay Lal served as quality control coach and wide receivers coach for the Raiders from 2007-10.
- Assistant head coach/offensive line coach Tony Sparano’s son, Tony Jr., is on the Jets’ coaching staff.