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Sam Darnold states obvious: “It was a rough night out there”

Sam Darnold was seeing dead people. Believe it or not, it wasn’t just the Jets offense. The Jets quarterback had a forgettable night for many reasons, but being caught by ESPN microphones saying he was “seeing ghosts” was near the top of the list, as he followed up on a brilliant game against the Cowboys [more]

Belichick exploited “loophole” in NFL rules to run extra time off the clock

With the Patriots leading 33-0 in the fourth quarter on Monday night, they took a delay of game penalty with their punt team on the field. After the Jets declined the penalty, the clock started again, and the Patriots’ punt team waited until they were about to get another delay of game, then false started. [more]

Sam Darnold turns ball over five times as Patriots roll to 33-0 win over Jets

The New England Patriots are a significantly better football team than the New York Jets. Sam Darnold was responsible for five turnovers as the Patriots defense completely smothered the Jets offense in a 33-0 victory on Monday night. Darnold lost a fumble and was intercepted four times as New England pressured him into mistake after [more]

Patriots’ scoring slows down as they lead only 24-0 at halftime

The good news for the Jets is they gave up no points in the final 9:18 of the first half. The bad news for the Jets is they allowed 24 points in the first 20:42 of Monday night’s game. The Patriots lead 24-0 at halftime. New England beat the Jets 30-14 in Week Three at [more]

Rout is on as Patriots lead Jets 24-0 in the second quarter

So much for an upset in the Meadowlands. After the Jets beat the Cowboys last week, there was a thought maybe the Jets were ready to compete with the Patriots. Yeah, no. This is looking even worse than the Patriots’ 30-14 victory over the Jets in Week Three. The Patriots lead 24-0 early in the [more]

Patriots already rolling, with 10-0 lead on Jets

The Jets got C.J. Mosley back in their lineup, but he didn’t help much on the first drive Monday night. The Patriots had nearly a perfect start. Their 16 plays were the most plays on a touchdown drive in the NFL this season, according to ESPN. They went 78 yards and used up 8 minutes [more]

Patriots list Patrick Chung among their inactives

The Patriots will not have safety Patrick Chung tonight against the Jets. The team listed him among its inactives. Chung was questionable with heel and chest injuries after playing only eight snaps in the Patriots’ Week Six victory over the Giants. He has 17 tackles and a pass breakup this season. The Patriots already had [more]

Kelechi Osemele expects another fine for not playing tonight

The standoff between Kelechi Osemele will continue tonight when the offensive lineman doesn’t play against the Patriots. Osemele expects more discipline for not playing, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY.com reports. The Jets listed Osemele as doubtful in their Saturday status report, which was a “strategic” decision to leave their disciplinary options open, according to Vacchiano. Osemele [more]

Kelechi Osemele fine is the beginning, not the end, of his fight with Jets

The battle lines were drawn on Friday. On Saturday, the situation officially turned ugly. It’s likely far from over. When Jets offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele refused to practice on Saturday due to the contention that his shoulder won’t allow him to do so, the Jets fined him for conduct detrimental to the team. Osemele reportedly, [more]

Next two weekends will go a long way toward determining trades

The window for making trades closes in nine days. Most teams will play two games between now and then. And the outcomes of those games will help determine who does, and who doesn’t, get active in the trade market, as sellers or as buyers. For potential sellers, the next two games are of critical importance. [more]

C.J. Mosley questionable for Monday night

The Jets’ top free-agent acquisition has played in only one game this year. He may be appearing in his second game on Monday night. Linebacker C.J. Mosley officially is questionable for the Week Seven game against the Patriots, with a groin injury. Mosley suffered the injury during a Week One loss to the Bills. The [more]

Jets fine Kelechi Osemele for failing to practice Saturday

The standoff between Kelechi Osemele and the Jets has taken another turn. The Jets fined the offensive guard for conduct detrimental to the team for refusing to practice Saturday, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports. The Jets had warned Osemele Friday that they would fine or suspend him if he didn’t practice Saturday. [more]

Josh Gordon out for Monday night with knee, ankle injuries

When the Patriots face the Jets on Monday night, they won’t have Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Brown, or Josh Gordon. Gordon has been ruled out of the Week Seven contest, with knee and ankle injuries. Also out for the Patriots are tight end Matt LaCosse (knee) and tight end Ryan Izzo (concussion). Questionable for Monday night [more]

Jets silent amid Kelechi Osemele squabble

This strange fight between the Jets and offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele continues. One side is talking, and the other isn’t. Osemele insists he needs shoulder surgery. His agent has backed him up. The Jets, amid threats to discipline if he doesn’t return to practice despite the shoulder surgery, have said nothing. “It’s been killing me,” [more]

Josh Gordon out of practice again on Friday

Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon left the team’s Week Six win over the Giants with a knee injury and it may impact his availability for this Monday’s game against the Giants’ co-tenants at MetLife Stadium Gordon missed a second straight day of practice on Friday. The Patriots will practice again on Saturday and issue their [more]

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