Halftime Statistics

  While the Jets enjoyed a 13-yard edge in yardage, the averages and the turnovers tell the true story. Namely, the Colts were clearly superior, but had been burned badly by being -2 in turnovers. Additionally, Earl Morrall had had a miserable first half, completing only 5 of 15 with those three damning interceptions. It was by far the MVP of the NFL's worst day of the season.

And the Jets' amazing luck was not over yet....

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