AFC East games are always big for the Patriots.
Jets games? Absolutely massive.
And that’s what New England is facing this afternoon. Here’s what you need to know.
Place: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough
Time: 4:15 p.m.
On the air: CBS, 98.5 FM in Boston. The entire country to the Mississippi, as well as part of Texas and Oklahoma, is getting this game. Parts of Washington and Oregon and Arizona and Nevada are, as well. The greater West ends up with San Diego-Denver.
Line: Patriots -7.5 (O/U: 50)
Key injuries: Jets C Nick Mangold and WR Plaxico Burress are expected to start. WR Julian Edelman, RB Danny Woodhead and OT Sebastian Vollmer are among the key Patriots listed as doubtful. S Patrick Chung should be out there.