Johnson scored on runs of 58, 2 and 2 yards while becoming the first player to rush for three scores against the Jets since
The Cardinals (3-3) won their second in a row to climb back to .500. New York (1-5) lost its fourth straight in a rough return to Arizona for Todd Bowles, who was defensive coordinator for the Cardinals for two seasons before getting the Jets coaching job two years ago.
Arizona scored in the first quarter for the first time this season on the second time Johnson touched the ball.
The second-year running back dodged a pair of defenders near the line of scrimmage, and then raced to the end zone on his longest run of the season. Johnson also rushed for 157 yards in a victory at San Francisco in Arizona's previous game, winning
The Jets entered the game second in the
New York had 130 yards in the first half, 70 on three receptions by
Arizona scored on a pair of 14-play drives in the second half. Johnson got his second 2-yard TD run up the middle, and Palmer passed to Floyd for another TD.
The Jets drove to the Cardinals 14 late in the third quarter but D.J. Swearinger intercepted Fitzpatrick's pass in the end zone to end the threat. It was Fitzpatrick's league-worst 11th interception of the season.
THIRD DOWN WOES
The Jets were 2 for 13 on third-down conversions. They were 0 for 8 before converting one during their long third-quarter drive.
There were 19 penalties in the sloppy game — 10 against New York, nine against Arizona.
Jets: New York returns home to play the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.