NFL Capsule: Jets at Patriots

NFL Capsule: Jets at Patriots
October 18, 2012, 2:03 pm
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NEW YORK JETS (3-3) At NEW ENGLAND (3-3)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Patriots by 10 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 4-2; New England 4-2

SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 53-52-1

AP PRO32 RANKING - Jets No. 21; Patriots No. 8

LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Jets 37-16, Nov. 13, 2011

LAST WEEK - Jets beat Colts 35-9, Seahawks beat Patriots 24-23

JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (15), PASS (30)

JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (28), PASS (5)

PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (4), PASS (3)

PATRIOTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (6), PASS (28)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Patriots have won last three regular-season meetings between teams. Jets won last postseason matchup, 28-21 on Jan. 16, 2011. ... Patriots QB Tom Brady 16-5 against Jets. New York QB Mark Sanchez 3-4 against Patriots. ... Santonio Holmes, sidelined for season, still leads Jets with 20 catches. Jeremy Kerley second with 18. ... Patriots have three receivers with at least 29 catches, led by Wes Welker with 48. ... Shonn Greene ran for career-high 161 yards and three TDs last Sunday. He is first Jet in 40 years to run for 150 or more yards and three TDs. Emerson Boozer had 150 yards and 3 three TDs on Oct. 15, 1972. ... Jets 7-1 under Rex Ryan in games in which they've rushed for 200 yards. ... Sanchez threw for only 82 yards against Colts but had second highest quarterback rating of season and completed more than half his passes for first time in five games. ... Antonio Cromartie has one interception in each of last two games and three for season. ... Jets first-round rookie Quinton Coples had his first career sacks, getting 1 1/2 against Colts. ... LB Bart Scott has played in 115 consecutive games. ... OK Nick Folk is perfect on seven FGs and 16 extra point opportunities. ... Brady third in NFL with at least one TD pass in 38 straight games. He trails Drew Brees, who has current streak of 48, and Johnny Unitas, with 47. ... Patriots rushed for 87 yards last Sunday against NFL's third-ranked run defense after gaining 251 the previous week and 247 two weeks ago. Jets run defense ranked 28th. ... Welker has more than 100 yards receiving in each of last four games. ... Patriots lead NFL with 31.1 points per game. ... Chandler Jones leads NFL rookies with five sacks after getting two against Seattle. ... Patriots have their worst record after six games since they were also 3-3 in 2005. ... Stephen Gostkowski has made last five field goal attempts after missing three of previous six.

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