The Jets certainly have this season. How much might be determined tonight.
Jets at New England
TV: Ch. 11, National Football League" id="ORSPT000007">NFL Network
Radio: WEPN (1050), WABC (770), WRCN (103.9)
ABOUT THE PATRIOTS
Coach: Bill Belichick (9th season, 111-43)
They keep losing stars (LB Adalius Thomas this week), yet no one counts the Patriots out from making another Super Bowl" id="EVSPR000004">Super Bowl
trip. "They're capable of plugging people in and keeping the train
going," the Jets' Laveranues Coles said. Rookie free-agent RB BenJarvus
Green-Ellis has five TDs in his six games. And there are still Randy Moss" id="PESPT005235">Randy Moss (43 catches, 4 TDs) and Wes Welker, second in the NFL with 66 catches.
MEET THE ENEMY
QB MATT CASSEL
The Patriots are running a scaled-down version of the offense Tom Brady
ran. But in Sunday's 20-10 win over Buffalo, the playbook was opened up
a bit and Cassel completed 23 of 34 for 234 yards. He's 179-for-267 (67
percent) for 1,800 yards with seven TDs and seven INTs. Many of his
mistakes came when he's been pressured, and he's been sacked 29 times.
OUT: TE Bubba Franks" id="PESPT002376">Bubba Franks (hip), LB David Harris (groin), S Eric Smith (concussion)
QUESTIONABLE: K Mike Nugent (thigh)
PROBABLE: WR Laveranues Coles (thigh), WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder), WR Brad Smith (shoulder), LB Cody Spencer (shoulder)
OUT: LB Adalius Thomas (forearm), CB Terrence Wheatley (wrist)
DOUBTFUL: RB LaMont Jordan (calf), CB Lewis Sanders" id="PESPT006473">Lewis Sanders (hamstring)
QUESTIONABLE: LB Eric Alexander (hamstring), RB Sammy Morris" id="PESPT005216">Sammy Morris (knee), G Stephen Neal (knee), DE Ty Warren (groin).
Jets Beat Pats in OT, 34-31
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