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New York Jets At New England Patriots: NFL Week 13 Game Capsules

What more can you ask for with a Week 13 divisional showdown between the New  York Jets and New England Patriots? Two elite teams vying for first place in their division and the entire conference, neither of which is overly fond of the other. Should be a dramatic, tightly-contested game, with the winner in the driver's seat for not only the divisional crown, bu the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC as well. 

Here's a few facts, trends and notes about the two rivals' series history, as well as up-to-date season stats for both squads.


NEW YORK JETS (9-2) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (9-2)

 

SERIES

 

JETS

PATRIOTS

SERIES LEADER

51-48-1

STREAKS

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Ryan: 2-1

Belichick: 15-9

LAST WEEK

W 26-10 vs. Bengals

W 45-24 at Lions

LAST GAME

9/19/10: Patriots 14 at Jets 28.  New York QB Mark Sanchez completes 21 of 30 passes (70.0 pct.) for 220 yards with career-high 3 TDs & 0 INTs for 124.3 passer rating.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/22/09: Patriots 31, Jets 14.  New England WR Wes Welker catches 15 passes for 192 yards & RB Laurence Maroney adds 2 rush TDs as Pats win 4th game in 5 weeks.

BROADCAST

ESPN (8:30 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworski, Jon Gruden.  Westwood One Radio: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Steve Tasker (Field reporter).  SIRIUS: 124 (WW1), 125 (NYJ), 126 (NE).  XM: 124 (WW1), 102 (NYJ), 103 (NE). 


STATS

PASSING

Sanchez: 201-364-2,472-16-8-81.9

Brady: 236-356-2,703-23 (T1L)-4-105.8 (1C)

RUSHING

Tomlinson: 166-741-4.5-5

Green-Ellis: 145-627-4.3-9 (T3L)

RECEIVING

Tomlinson (RB): 45-329-7.3-0

Welker: 65 (T2C)-592-9.1-6

OFFENSE

361.6

349.2

TAKE/GIVE

+7 (T3C)

+11 (T1C)

DEFENSE

296.9 (3L)

399.1

SACKS

J. Taylor: 4

Wright: 5.5

INTs

Cromartie: 3

McCourty (R): 5 (1C)

PUNTING

Weatherford: 44.5

Mesko (R): 43.7

KICKING

Folk: 92 (3C) (26/26 PAT; 22/30 FG)

Graham: 29 (17/18 PAT; 4/4 FG)

 

 

Stay tuned here, as well as at Gang Green Nation and Pats Pulpit for more preview coverage, analysis and news leading up to the pivotal Week 13 showdown at Gillette Stadium in New England.