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Jets comeback hopes get longer after review overturns TD

The Jets jumped out to a 14-point lead in the first half against the Patriots, but saw that lead disappear before the break and then fell down by 10 points as the Patriots offense continued to find its footing in the third quarter of the game. It looked like they drew back within a field [more]

Aaron Hernandez lawsuit against NFL dropped, for now

On the same day news emerged regarding CTE found in the brain of deceased NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez, his estate filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL. That lawsuit has been abandoned, for now. Via Ken Belson of the New York Times, the federal case has been dismissed without prejudice. The plan, per Belson, [more]

Patriots draw even before halftime

The Jets have won three straight games, which means Sunday’s game against the Patriots is for control of first place in the AFC East. They were almost to halftime with a lead, but a late interception by Malcolm Butler gave the Patriots one last chance to draw even. They took advantage when Tom Brady hit [more]

Jets jump out to 7-0 lead over Patriots

The Jets offense got the ball first at the Meadowlands and that worked out well for the home team. The Jets converted four third downs and held the ball for nearly six minutes while driving 88 yards for a touchdown to open the game. Josh McCown hit tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins from a yard out [more]

Week Six early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Dolphins at Falcons Dolphins: WR DeVante Parker, S Maurice Smith, CB Torry McTyer, CB Byron [more]

Stephon Gilmore out with a previously unknown concussion

The Patriots will be facing the Jets without cornerback Stephon Gilmore. But it’s not due to an aggravation to an ankle injury that had been mentioned on the Week Six injury report. Instead, Gilmore has been ruled out with a concussion that previously appeared nowhere on the weekly list of injuries. This suggests that the [more]

Patriots’ Harvey Langi hospitalized after car accident

Patriots rookie linebacker Harvey Langi has been hospitalized after a car accident. The team confirmed that Langi was in an accident on Friday night. On the official injury report, the Patriots listed Langi as out for Sunday’s game with a back injury. “We are aware of the traffic accident involving Harvey Langi and a passenger [more]

Young Jets safeties ready to face Brady, Gronkowski for first time

The Patriots have a potent one-two combination at quarterback and tight end. The Jets have a young pair of safeties who will be facing Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski for the first time in their careers on Sunday. “This is my first opportunity to go against them,” Jets safety Marcus Maye said, via Roger Rubin [more]

Todd Bowles faces Patriots again after last year’s health scare

Excuse Jets coach Todd Bowles if he has a flashback when he sees the Patriots on Sunday. The last time he saw them, he was dealing with a health issue that eventually required surgery. Bowles, who never has all that much to say about anything, explained to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News [more]

Week Six injury report roundup

Week Six kicked off on Thursday with an Eagles win and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Rob Gronkowski “ready to roll”

The Patriots held tight end Rob Gronkowski out of practice on Wednesday, but he’s been on the field the other two days of the week and says he’ll be there on Sunday as well. Gronkowski declared himself “ready to roll” after missing the team’s Week Five game with a thigh injury that popped up during [more]

Kraft: Trump remarks were “a little inflammatory and inappropriate”

Three weeks ago, President Trump expressed hope that an NFL owner will respond to a player kneeling for the national anthem by saying, “Get that son of a bitch off the field.” One of those owners, who also counts President Trump as a friend, previously called the remarks disappointing. More recently, Patriots owner Robert Kraft [more]

Muhammad Wilkerson, Bilal Powell questionable for Jets

The Jets may be without a key player on each side of the ball when they host the Patriots in a clash for the top spot in the AFC East that few people thought would be going down in Week Six. Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson and running back Bilal Powell have both been listed as [more]

Belichick raves about competitiveness of Jets

Earlier this week, Patriots coach Bill Belichick made Josh McCown seem like Joe Namath. Belichick now has made McCown and his teammates seem like the rest of the ’68 Jets. Asked Friday by reporters about the degree of competitiveness the Jets have shown, Belichick said this: “High. Very high. I mean, you look at the [more]

Dont’a Hightower says David Harris has been like a defensive coordinator

The Patriots will face the Jets this weekend in a game that linebacker David Harris might have circled on his schedule when he signed with New England shortly after being released by the Jets late in the offseason. Harris said it will be strange going into MetLife Stadium as a member of the visiting team. [more]

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