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Pats fail to deliver knockout punch to Jets, as the skies open

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The New England Patriots carried a 10-point lead into halftime at Foxborough, but missed opportunities have kept the margin a reasonable one for the road team led by a rookie quarterback.

Inexperienced wideouts have contributed to Tom Brady completing only 11 of 24 passes, for 136 yards and a touchdown.  Rookie Aaron Dobson, who scored the only touchdown of the game, has dropped two other passes.  Rookie Kenbrell Thompkins failed to secure what would have been an impressive diving touchdown catch.

And someone pissed off St. Thomas of San Mateo late in the second half, apparently by being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Jets rookie Geno Smith hasn’t fared much better, but he seems to be holding his own despite constant pressure from the Pats.  Chandler Jones has picked up two sacks, and Smith seems to be regularly on the run.  In the first half, Smith completed seven of 16 passes for 94 yards.

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13 Responses to “Pats fail to deliver knockout punch to Jets, as the skies open”
  1. jetsareajoke says: Sep 12, 2013 10:34 PM

    Wow. Hey patsie fans, what happened to the “just throw anyone in there and Brady will make them superstars” talk? Stinkin’ jests are kicking their butts with a rookie QB (statwise).

  2. aljack88 says: Sep 12, 2013 10:41 PM

    It must be the thunder and lightning.

  3. creepingdeth says: Sep 12, 2013 10:42 PM

    Ya, thanks to #17 Dropson.

  4. bennyb82 says: Sep 12, 2013 10:46 PM

    I am not sure if anyone has said this or not…but why didn’t they keep Welker again??

  5. wearethesteelers says: Sep 12, 2013 10:48 PM

    Brady’s doing his best Flacco impression.

  6. corkspop says: Sep 12, 2013 10:49 PM

    Brady’s wife is gonna be pissed at all these drops…..

  7. randomguy9999 says: Sep 12, 2013 11:01 PM

    again, getting rid of welker was insane

  8. mrcogburn says: Sep 12, 2013 11:02 PM

    Patriots are in declension.

  9. bamagirl33 says: Sep 12, 2013 11:49 PM

    Left out that Brady is apoplectic! Dap to the Rams for not resigning Amendola.

  10. peytonsneck18 says: Sep 13, 2013 12:28 AM

    pats WR are bad, they gotta sign somebody, how did the jets let him catch that many balls and they knew it was coming his way too

  11. easywolf says: Sep 13, 2013 12:35 AM

    These unstaffed rookies sucked, period.

  12. stoopidfool says: Sep 13, 2013 1:03 AM

    Who won?

  13. stoopidfool says: Sep 13, 2013 1:08 AM

    Cheap shot by mangold needs to be reviewed by the league …, wilfork made ferguson look like a girl

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