New York Jets at New England Week Five Capsule

STREAKS 3 of past 5 overall 3 of past 4 at home
COACHES VS. OPP. Ryan: 3-2 Belichick: 16-10
LAST WEEK L 34-17 at Ravens W 31-19 at Raiders
LAST GAME 12/6/10: Jets 3 at Patriots 45. New England QB Tom Brady completes 21 of 29 passes (72.4 percent) for 326 yards & 4 TDs with 0 INTs for 148.9 passer rating as Pats improve to 10-2.
BROADCAST CBS (4:15 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms. SIRIUS: 86 (NYJ), 93 (NE). XM: 226 (NE).



PASSING Sanchez: 81-147-1,005-6-5-75.9 Brady: 109-163-1,553 (1L)-13 (1L)-5-111.3 (1C)
RUSHING Greene: 51-157-3.1-1 Green-Ellis: 50-197-3.9-3 (T2C)
RECEIVING Keller (TE): 18-261-14.5-2 Welker: 40 (1L)-616 (1L)-15.4-5 (T2L)
OFFENSE 308.0 507.5 (1L)
TAKE/GIVE 0 +4 (3C)
DEFENSE 310.8 477.5
SACKS Scott: 2 Anderson: 2
INTs Cromartie: 2 (T2C) Arrington: 3 (T1L)
PUNTING Conley: 42.0 Mesko: 43.7
KICKING Folk: 32 (11/11 PAT; 7/7 FG) Gostkowski: 31 (16/16 PAT; 5/6 FG)


JETS: Have won 5 of past 7 against AFC East opponents…Incl. postseason, Jets are 3-0 when QB MARK SANCHEZ has 100+ rating against Patriots…RB LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON (595) needs 5 catches to become the 4th running back in NFL history with 600 rec. (LARRY CENTERS, 827; MARSHALL FAULK, 767; KEITH BYARS, 610). Incl. playoffs vs. NE, Tomlinson averages 83.7 rush yards per game (836 yards in 10 games)…Jets are 5-1 when WR SANTONIO HOLMES has TD catch in game. WR DERRICK MASON (11,999) needs 1 rec. yard to become 18th player in history to reach 12,000. In past 4 vs. NE, WR PLAXICO BURRESS has 6 TD catches, incl. game-winning 13-yard TD rec. w/ NYG in SB XLII…TE DUSTIN KELLER ranks 2nd among AFC TEs with 261 rec. yards (ROB GRONKOWSKI, 296)…LB DAVID HARRIS had 35-yard INT-TD return last week. Harris had 58-yard INT-TD return in Div. Playoffs vs. NE on 1/16/11…KR-WR JOE MC KNIGHT had franchise record 107-yard KR-TD last week – 3rd-longest KR-TD in NFL history…PATRIOTSSeek 7th consecutive win at home vs. AFC East opponent…Aim for 13th straight game with 30+ points…Rank 1st in NFL w/ 507.5 yards per game in ’11…QB TOM BRADY (274) needs 2 TD passes to surpass VINNY TESTAVERDE (275) for 8th-most TD passes in NFL history.  Completed 21 of 29 passes (72.4 pct.) for 326 yards with 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 148.9 rating in last regular-season game vs. NYJ. Brady has won 29 consecutive regular-season games at home, longest such streak in NFL history. Since ’10, RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS ranks 2nd in NFL with 16 rush TDs (ARIAN FOSTER, 17). Rookie RB STEVAN RIDLEY (3rd round, No. 73) had career-high 97 rush yards last week, incl. 33-yard TD run…WR WES WELKER aims for 3rd straight game with 150+ rec. yards (217, 158). Welker is averaging NFL-best 154 rec. yards per game this season (616 total)…TE ROB GRONKOWSKI leads NFL TEs with 5 TD rec. in ’11…Selected No. 12 overall by NYJ in 2000 NFL Draft, DE SHAUN ELLIS spent 11 seasons (2000-10) with Jets…DT VINCE WILFORK has 2 INTs in past 3 games…S PATRICK CHUNG recorded 1st INT of season last week.

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