What went right ...


1 Bodden of evidence — CB Leigh Bodden’s interceptions highlighted the absolutely dominating performance the Pats turned in against Jets QB Mark Sanchez. The rookie looked like just that against the New England defense.

2 Air attack —
The Patriots’ passing game reminded us of 2007, especially early on in the game. The Jets stink, sure, but it was a pleasant reminder of what Tom Brady can do.

3 Tough Maroney —
A physical run by Laurence Maroney in the third showed a bit of what we wish he could be. Banging and spinning his way through a half-dozen defenders, he showed grit, rather than just flash.


What went wrong ...


1 Leaving himself open — Tom Brady should know better. After Shaun Ellis burst through the O-line in the waning moments of the first half, Brady should have thrown it away. Instead, the QB tried to elude him, resulting in a fumble — and leaving himself open to a big hit.

2 Not so special —
The blocked punt that led to the Jets’ opening score was a classic example of a blown blocking assignment. It was positively Lions-esque. Metro