Two teams meet in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Sunday after finishing off Week 6 in entirely opposite fashion.
While the New York Jets hosted and trounced Andrew Luck and the upstart Indianapolis Colts by a score of 35-9, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots traveled to the opposite side of the country, only to blow a late lead to the Seattle Seahawks, ultimately losing 24-23.
Despite this contrast, the one constant entering this game is that each team has finished Week 6 at 3-3 with a share of the AFC East lead.
As this rivalry renews, only one team will exit with at least a part of the division lead. It may not be the 45-3 embarrassment that New England put up against the Jets in 2010—in fact, fans could expect a close, high-scoring affair—but, nevertheless, the Patriots should be gearing up to take out their frustrations on the Jets this week.
Here are five reasons why the Patriots can light up the Jets defense.