The Associated Press
Oct. 22, 2015
NEW YORK JETS (4-1) at NEW ENGLAND (5-0)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE — Patriots by 9
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Jets 4-1-0, Patriots 3-1-1
SERIES RECORD — Patriots lead 58-53-1
LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Jets 17-16, Dec. 21, 2014.
LAST WEEK — Patriots beat Colts 34-27, Jets beat Redskins 34-20
AP PRO32 RANKING — Jets No. 6, Patriots No. 1
JETS OFFENSE — OVERALL (8), RUSH (1), PASS (21).
JETS DEFENSE — OVERALL (1), RUSH (2), PASS (2).
PATRIOTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (2), RUSH (21), PASS (2).
PATRIOTS DEFENSE — OVERALL (17), RUSH (22), PASS (16).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Tom Brady has beaten Jets twice in row, eight of last 10 tries and has 21-6 record in all vs. them. ... With WR Quincy Enunwa suspended four games for violating NFL's personal conduct policy, Jets promoted WR Kenbrell Thompkins to active roster. Thompkins was signed by Patriots as undrafted free agent in 2013 and also spent time with Raiders last year before spending summer with New England again. ... Game marks return to Foxborough for CB Darrelle Revis, who helped lead Patriots to Super Bowl win last season, his only year in New England after six with Jets and one with Buccaneers. ... Jets trying for first 5-1 start since 2010, when team advanced to AFC championship. ... RB Chris Ivory coming off first back-to-back 100 yards rushing performances of career. His 312 yards rushing combined over last two games are most by Jets RB since Thomas Jones had 331 in 2009. Leads NFL with 115.0 yards per game, ranks second with 5.54 yards per carry and is third in overall rushing with 460 yards — despite missing one game with injury and having bye-week break. ... WR Brandon Marshall has 100 or more yards receiving in four straight games, first Jets player to accomplish feat since Hall of Famer Don Maynard in 1968 and third overall. ... Jets rank third in NFL with 15 takeaways, including league-leading six — three INTs, three fumble recoveries — by Revis. New York had only 13 takeaways all of last season. ... DE Sheldon Richardson had half-sack in season debut last week after being suspended first four games for violating NFL's substance abuse policy. ... Patriots have scored franchise-record 183 points through five games. New England is on pace to score 586 points, which would be third most in NFL history. 2007 Patriots scored 589, and 2013 Denver Broncos scored 606. ... Rob Gronkowski was fifth tight end to catch 60 touchdown passes. He reached milestone in 70 games, fastest in NFL history for tight end. Fantasy Tip: After back-to-back 100-yard games (a combined 312 against Washington and Miami), Jets RB Chris Ivory could have another big day against No. 22 rushing defense. Patriots WR Julian Edelman has banged-up finger and he's going against No. 1 defense in league. It could be week to start someone else.
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