Patriots vs. Jets: 5 Matchups That Will Decide Thanksgiving Night Clash

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Patriots vs. Jets: 5 Matchups That Will Decide Thanksgiving Night Clash
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Thanksgiving Day vs. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots is basically a playoff game for Rex Ryan and the New York Jets.

Currently sitting at 4-6 and tied for second place is the AFC East, Gang Green can't afford to drop a seventh game and sit further back in the conference.

Although the AFC remains rather wide open with the Indianapolis Colts and Pittsburgh Steelers holding the Wild Card spots at 6-4, New York's inconsistency is capable of costing the team in December. As for the Pats, it's simply about winning to extend their divisional lead and fight for a playoff bye.

With that, let's break down the key matchups in this vital AFC holiday showdown.

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