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.
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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