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New York Jets at New England Patriots Game Capsule

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I get these e-mails from the league every week with tons of tidbits. It finally dawned on me that people might be interested so the one for this week's game is after the jump.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2011

NEW YORK JETS–AFC EAST (12-5) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS–AFC EAST (14-2)

 

SERIES

 

JETS

PATRIOTS

LEADER (REG. SEASON)

51-49-1

 

STREAKS (REG. SEASON)

3 of past 5

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

(REG. & POSTSEASON)

Ryan: 2-2

Belichick: 16-9

COACHES PLAYOFF RECORD

3-1

15-5

VS. COMMON OPP.

(REG. SEASON)

NYJ: 8-4 (Bal. 0-1, Buf. 2-0, Chi. 0-1, Cin. 1-0, Cle. 1-0, Det. 1-0, GB 0-1, Mia. 1-1, Min. 1-0, Pit. 1-0)

NE: 11-1 (Bal. 1-0, Buf. 2-0, Chi. 1-0, Cin. 1-0, Cle. 0-1, Det. 1-0, GB 1-0, Mia. 2-0, Min. 1-0, Pit. 1-0)

PLAYOFF RECORD

11-12

21-14

LAST WEEK

W 17-16 at Colts

Bye (Wk. 17: W 38-7 vs. Dolphins)

LAST GAME (REG. SEASON)

12/6/10: Jets 3 at Patriots 45.  New England QB Tom Brady passes for 326 yards & 4 TDs as Pats score 45 points in consecutive weeks.

LAST GAME AT SITE

(REG. SEASON)

12/6/10

LAST PLAYOFF

1/7/07: Jets 16 at Patriots 37.  Brady throws 2 TDs & New England CB Asante Samuel has 36-yard INT-TD as Patriots beat New York in Wild Card round.

BROADCAST

CBS (4:30 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms.  Westwood One Radio: Kevin Harlan, Randy Cross, Kevin Kiley (Field reporter).  SIRIUS: 124 (WW1), 125 (NYJ), 123 (NE).  XM: 124 (WW1), 103 (NYJ), 102 (NE).

 

REGULAR SEASON STAT LEADERS

PASSING

Sanchez: 278-507-3,291-17-13-75.3

Brady: 324-492-3,900-36 (1L)-4-111.0 (1L)

RUSHING

Tomlinson: 219-914-4.2-6

Green-Ellis: 229-1,008-4.4-13 (T2L)

RECEIVING

Keller (TE): 55-687-12.5-5

Welker: 86 (T2C)-848-9.9-7

OFFENSE

351.0

363.8

TAKE/GIVE

+9 (T3C)

+28 (1L)

DEFENSE

291.5 (3L)

366.5

SACKS

Thomas: 6

Wright: 5.5

INTs

Cromartie, Lowery: 3

McCourty (R): 7 (T2L)

PR

Wilson: 7.4

Edelman: 15.3 (1C)

KR

B. Smith: 28.6 (2L)

Tate: 25.8 (3C)

PUNTING

Weatherford: 42.6

Mesko (R): 43.2

KICKING

Folk: 127 (3C) (37/37 PAT; 30/39 FG)

Graham: 75 (39/41 PAT; 12/12 FG)

 

NOTES

TEAMS MEET for 3rd time in postseason.  Patriots are 2-0 vs. Jets in playoffs.

 

JETS:  Incl. postseason, Jets are 14-6 (.700) on road under head coach REX RYANQB MARK SANCHEZ has 3-1 postseason record, most playoff wins by Jets QB in franchise history.   Club 2-0 vs. NE when Sanchez has 100+ passer rating…Jets are averaging 149.8 rush yards per game in past 4 postseason games…RB LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON tied postseason-high with 2 rush TDs last week & had 82 rush yards, 2nd-most of career in playoffs (123 on 1/14/07 vs. NE).  For career (incl. postseason), Tomlinson averages 5.0 rush yards per carry vs. Patriots.  RB SHONN GREENE averages 93.5 rush yards per game in postseason (374 total)…14 of WR SANTONIO HOLMES’ 20 postseason receptions have been for 1st downs (70.0 pct.).  WR BRAYLON EDWARDS averages 21.8 yard per catch in postseason (10 receptions, 218 receiving yards).  WR JERRICHO COTCHERY had 4 receptions for 100 receiving yards, incl. 77-yard TD catch in only career playoff meeting vs. Patriots...TE DUSTIN KELLER has 3 TD receptions in 4 postseason games.  Keller averages 14.9 yards per catch in postseason (15 receptions, 223 receiving yards)…CB DARRELLE REVIS has 2 INTs in 4 career playoff games & needs 1 INT to tie GREG BUTTLE (3) for most career postseason INTs in franchise history… CB ANTONIO CROMARTIE had INT in last playoff game vs. NE (w/ Chargers on 1/20/08).  Cromartie had 2 KR returns for 88 yards (44.0 avg.) last week. incl. 47-yard KR in 4th quarter to set up game-winning FG…S ERIC SMITH led team with 10 tackles last week…LB JASON TAYLOR has 13 career sacks vs. NE…LB CALVIN PACE had 1st career postseason sack last week...Jets had 3 players selected to 2011 Pro Bowl (T D’BRICKASHAW FERGUSON, C NICK MANGOLD, CB Revis).

 

PATRIOTS:  Since 2000, NE has won 8 division titles, most in NFL during that span…Club has 8-5 record in Divisional Playoffs (.615)…Patriots scored NFL-high 518 points in ’10, 7th-most points scored by team in single season in NFL history…NE has 8 consecutive 10-win seasons, 3rd-longest streak in league annals (16, San Francisco, 1983-98; 9, Indianapolis (2002-present)…With win, BILL BELICHICK will tie HOFer CHUCK NOLL (16) for 4th-most playoff wins all-time.  Belichick is 1st head coach ever to win at least 14 regular-season games in 4 separate seasons…QB TOM BRADY has NFL-best 14-4 (.778) postseason record (minimum 15 starts).  Brady has won an NFL-record 27 consecutive regular-season home games as starter.  Brady owns active streak of 335 consecutive passes without INT this season, best in NFL history.  Passed for at least 2 TD with no INTs in his past 9 games, longest such streak in league annals. Has not thrown INT in his past 11 games.  At home vs. Jets as starter (incl. postseason), Brady has 7-2 record & has completed 190 of 295 passes (64.4 pct.) for 2,056 yards with 10 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 91.9 passer rating…RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS (1,008 rush yards, 13 rush TDs) joined CURTIS MARTIN as only 2nd Patriot to have at 1,000 rush yards & 13 rush TDs in season.  Green-Ellis will make playoff debut.  RB DANNY WOODHEAD had career-best 104 receiving yards in last game vs. Jets…WR WES WELKER led team in receptions for 4th consecutive season, longest streak in franchise history (112 in ’07; 111 in ’08; 123 in ’09; 86 in ’10).  Welker has 2 TD receptions in 3 career postseason games.  Aims for 3rd straight game with TD catch vs. NYJ.  WR DEION BRANCH (725) needs 75 receiving yards to reach 800 career postseason receiving yards.   TE ROB GRONKOWSKI caught 10 TD passes in 2010, most by rookie in franchise history & 2nd most by rookie TE all-time (Pro Football Hall of Famer MIKE DITKA,12 in 1961)…CB DEVIN MC COURTY led all NFL rookies with 7 INTs, 2nd-most in NE history among rookies (HOFer MIKE HAYNES, 8 in ’76)…DT VINCE WILFORK had career-best 2 sacks in Week 17…LB JEROD MAYO led team with 193 tackles, 3rd-most in season in Patriots history (CLAYTON WEISHUHN, 229 in ’83; STEVE NELSON, 207 in ’84).