NFL  > New England Patriots  > Predictions anyone?
January 10, 2011, 10:37 PM
Putting aside my Jets hatred I still do like this match-up for the Pats.
Offensively I very much like the spread the ball around approach. It felt like the Pats were force feeding Moss early which really cost them against the Jets the first time around. None of that here which takes away the Revis factor. As a defense I really expect the Jets to just nail the Pats recievers every chance they get. If that causes a turnover is where this game is going to be decided. If the Pats hold on to the ball I don't believe the Jets can stay with them.
Defense it depends heavily on what the offense does. If the Pats get a few quick scores than I have no worries about Mr. Sanchez leading the charge back. I think his shoulder is sore to start with and he may make some plays but I don't think he'll beat the Pats.
The running game is a different story. DL depth is shallow and if the game is close late with the Jets running game going I don't think the DL will hold up. God forbid if Wilfork ever got hurt or it could be the Pats who get routed.
I think the Pats receivers do hold on to the ball and Wilfork stays healthy which means the Pats win 31-20 (Don't you dare pull a Seattle Jets!)
January 10, 2011  10:44 PM ET

Patriots - 48

Jets - 10

January 11, 2011  05:31 AM ET

NY Yets 21.......NE Pats 17............well, someone has to go for the

Nothing personal ya understand.

January 11, 2011  10:14 AM ET

Pats are going all the way.

January 11, 2011  01:19 PM ET

another ring

January 11, 2011  02:54 PM ET

they'll be snowballs bouncing off rex's head if the pats-fans see that score !...........We still remember what the ravenz did to us last year in [playoffs]

It really makes no difference to me who wins. My team got a case of "The ****" early in the season and was eliminated about 1/2 way through.

Just gimme some good games to watch......No 3 yards and a cloud of dust, or blow outs.

January 11, 2011  06:03 PM ET

lol,.....are yu a traitor to your steelers ?,.........i hope your girl rayne doesn't see this ! [wink]

I would be overjoyed to see the Steelers win, but I'm a realist, and the Pats are better now than they were when they were winning all the Super Bowls.

January 12, 2011  11:19 AM ET

At you can get the Jets +10 -125 right now ! Have to look hard at that, as far as the Pats winning, I see no problem there.

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January 12, 2011  03:11 PM ET

Patriots 56
Jets 23

January 12, 2011  04:39 PM ET

I really don't sweat the Jets or the Steelers but the Ravens might give us a battle if they get that far. I'm hoping the Steelers beat them because we own them.

January 12, 2011  06:19 PM ET

Pats pass defense is horrible. I would be more worried about teams throwing the football. Like I posted in another thread, their pass defense is the 3rd worst in the NFL. Only the Texans and the Redskins were worse (and that one was close BTW) Add in the fact that the Pats really don't have a pass rush and it could work completely the other way. The Pats just are not a good team against the pass.

January 14, 2011  12:27 AM ET

whoe ever wins the turn-over battle..........Pats 35 Jets 17

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January 14, 2011  12:44 PM ET

Wouldn't it be great if they played the Woody Woodpecker theme everytime Woodhead got a first down or scored!

January 14, 2011  06:54 PM ET

Prediction? Patriots run away with it....

Wishful thinking? Jets make a game of it with lots of lead changes and some excitement.

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January 15, 2011  06:49 PM ET

Pats took the best snow team title away from Chicago...
Pats 36 Jets 14

January 15, 2011  06:51 PM ET

Since the Pats took the "snow Ttile" away from Chicago...

Pats 36

Jets 14

January 15, 2011  08:42 PM ET

Jets make a game of it with lots of lead changes and some excitement.

I seriously doubt that, the Pats win in a laugher.


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