Musketfire: Inside the Numbers: New England Patriots Beat Jets

The New England Patriots defeated the New York Jets on a cloudy and warm Sunday afternoon in Foxboro, MA. The Patriots continued their dominance in the AFC East as they improved to 69-19 against their division rivals since 2001. The Jets came in and gave the Patriots all they could handle–including being the first team to have a lead against the Patriots in the fourth quarter–but fell just short. With the win in the books for the Patriots, it is time to go inside the numbers and examine the 30-23 win over the Jets. The first number that jumps off the statsheet for the Patriots offense is 30. For the fifth straight game the Patriots scored 30 or more points and with 213 points in six games the offense is on pace for 568 points.