Said Patriots CB Shawn Springs following the 16-9 Jets victory, I don’t think that’s talking trash if you do what you say you’re going
to do. Isn’t that like being
a forecaster, like on The Weather Channel? [They said,] the storm is
coming, and it came.”
Patriots WR Julian Edelman had eight catches for 92 yards in place of injured WR Wes Welker, but he was targeted 16 times overall with Edelman and QB Tom Brady sharing the blame for the eight misses.
Patriots QB Tom Brady passed Steve Grogan to move into second place on the franchise’s career passing yardage list.
Patriots WR Randy Moss was quick to play down the notion that Jets CB Darrelle Revis was more responsible than the general defensive scheme. for keeping him in check.
The Patriots took two delay of game penalties in a row in the third quarter and committed 11 infractions overall.
Jets coach Rex Ryan gave the home crowd a game ball for being loud and involved throughout the contest.
The Jets defense never sacked Brady, but consistently applied pressure to contribute to his poor game.
Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery had four catches for 87 yards and said after the game that he delighted in proving his naysayers wrong.
After a dismal first half, Jets QB Mark Sanchez threw for 148 yards and a touchdown in the second half.
Said Jets TE Dustin Keller of the Jets defense, “By the end of the season, this just might be the best defense in the NFL.”