Patriots Face Jets For AFC East Supremacy
The undefeated New England Patriots look to remain undefeated hosting the New York Jets this Sunday afternoon. The New England Patriots haven’t lost a game at home in the month of October since back in 2005. The Patriots will try to extend that streak this Sunday hosting the New York Jets at Foxborough. The match-up between the New York Jets and New England Patriots is scheduled for Sunday, October 25, 2015, at 1 p.m. ET at Gillette Stadium. The game will be broadcasted on CBS.
The New York Jets are off to an excellent start to the 2015 season with a 4-1 record. Behind running back Chris Ivory, the Jets have the league’s best rushing offense. Ivory had 146 of the Jets 221 ground yards in last weeks win over Washington. He’s been dominant in the last two games rushing for 312 combined yards. The Jets will face a New England defense that may have some issues in stopping the run. The Patriots rank 22nd against the run and are giving up 114.2 yards per game. The Jets could get a talented running back Stevan Ridley back in their line-up who had a torn ligament in his left knee since last year. There is a chance that Ridley will make it in time for the game on Sunday. All four of the Jets wins have come against teams that are at or below .500 on the season. If the Jets defense slows down the Patriots and New York does enough offensively they could come away with an upset win.
The New England Patriots are off to its first 5-0 start since an undefeated regular season in 2007. They also had an overwhelming advantage in their series with the Jets recently. New England has won seven of the last eight against New York and Tom Brady is 21-7 in the series, including playoffs. The past four match-ups have been decided by three or fewer points. The Patriots have scored at least 28 points in each game this season and average 325.2 in passing yards. This season New England hasn’t faced a pass defense ranked higher than 17th. The Jets are No. 2 and lead the NFL in fewest points and total defense.