- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

NEW YORK JETS (1-5) at NEW ENGLAND (4-2)

Thursday, 8:30 p.m. ET, CBS/NFL Network

OPENING LINE - Patriots by 10

RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 1-5, New England 3-3

SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 56-53-1

LAST MEETING - Jets beat Patriots 30-27, OT, Oct. 20, 2013

LAST WEEK - Jets lost to Broncos 31-17; Patriots beat Bills 37-22

AP PRO32 RANKING - Jets No. 29, Patriots No. 10

JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (12), PASS (32).

JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (8), PASS (15).

PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (18), PASS (15).

PATRIOTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (14), PASS (3).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Both teams suffered significant injuries to starters in last game. Jets CB Dee Milliner and left guard Brian Winters went on season-ending injured reserve. Patriots LB Jerod Mayo and RB Stevan Ridley had serious knee injuries. … Game matches two of most accurate kickers, New York’s Nick Folk (9 for 9 on FGs) and New England’s Stephen Gostkowski (16 for 17). … After six games, Jets face first AFC East opponent. … Jets lost five straight after 19-14 opening win over Oakland. … New York allowing sixth-fewest yards in NFL. … QB Geno Smith has worst passer rating among 33 players with enough throws to be eligible. … Jace Amaro had 10 catches vs. Denver, leads NFL rookie TEs with 24 receptions and 212 yards receiving. … Against Denver, S Dawan Landry had 13 tackles. Team had two sacks and is tied for AFC lead with 19. … Patriots tied for first in NFL with plus-9 turnover differential, Jets tied for last at minus-9. … Patriots scored 80 points in last two games after getting 80 in first four. … Tom Brady threw for 361 yards, four TDs against Buffalo, 11th time he had at least 350 yards passing and four or more touchdown passes in same game. … CB Darrelle Revis faces former team for second time. Revis was with Tampa Bay in last year’s opener against Jets, his team from 2007-12. … TE Rob Gronkowski has 13 catches in last two games after getting 13 in first four following offseason knee surgery. … DE Rob Ninkovich had three sacks vs. Bills. … Brady is 6-0 on Thursdays as starter, including 2-0 last two seasons. … Retired CB Ty Law, from same Aliquippa, Pennsylvania hometown as Revis, to be honored at halftime as member of Patriots Hall of Fame.

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