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Patriots-Jets Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-10-17 14:02

NEW ENGLAND (5-1) at NEW YORK JETS (3-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Patriots by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - New England 3-3, New York 4-2

SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 56-52-1

LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Jets 13-10, Sept. 12, 2013

LAST WEEK - Patriots beat Saints 30-27; Jets lost to Steelers 19-6

AP PRO32 RANKING - Patriots No. 4, Jets No. 19 (tie)

PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (11), PASS (19)

PATRIOTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (24), PASS (13)

JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (14), PASS (22)

JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (2), PASS (12)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Patriots have won six straight regular-season matchups, and five straight overall since Jets' playoff win during 2010 season. ... Patriots have won 12 straight against AFC East opponents. ... Patriots coach Bill Belichick earned 210th victory last week, surpassing Chuck Noll for fifth in NFL history. ... QB Tom Brady needs one TD pass to break tie with Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton (342) for fourth most in NFL history. ... Brady threw 17-yard TD pass to rookie Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left to beat previously unbeaten Saints last week. ... Brady 18-4 as starter in regular-season games vs. Jets. ... Patriots banged up coming into game: LB Jerod Mayo went on season-ending IR on Wednesday, CB Aqib Talib uncertain with hip injury, and WR Danny Amendola and G Dan Connolly suffered concussions last Sunday. TE Rob Gronkowski, who hasn't played all season, was limited in practice early in week and it was uncertain if he'd play vs. Jets. ... Patriots' defense has forced turnover in 33 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. ... New England one win from tying Oakland for most regular-season victories (432) among original eight AFL teams. ... Jets rookie QB Geno Smith threw three fourth-quarter INTs vs. Patriots in first meeting in Week 2. In last four games, Smith is 26 of 37 for 317 yards with three TDs and one INT and 112.1 QB rating in fourth quarter. ... RB Bilal Powell ranks fourth in AFC with 360 yards rushing. Ran for TD in last game vs. Patriots. ... In last two vs. Patriots, WR Jeremy Kerley has 14 catches for 206 yards. ... Jets defense ranks second in NFL for fewest yards rushing allowed per game (75.7), and no starting RB has averaged better than 3.1 yards per carry against them. ... DE Muhammad Wilkerson already has tied career best with five sacks, and is looking for third straight game with sack. ... CB Dee Milliner, No. 9 overall pick in April, hoping to return after missing three games with hamstring injury. ... K Nick Folk has connected on all 13 FG attempts this season, including accounting for all of Jets' points last week with three FGs. ... Jets signed former Browns Pro Bowl KR Josh Cribbs to help on offense and special teams after RB Mike Goodson (knee) and WR Clyde Gates (shoulder) were placed on season-ending IR.

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