November 23rd, 2011
Revis out with hamstring injury
Jets CB Darrelle Revis will not return to the game against the Patriots after leaving late in the first half with a hamstring injury. Revis Wholesale 10/11 Real Madrid Away MOURINHO Soccer Jersey For Sale rady wins AP Offensive , who battled the injury all week Clearance Oakland Athletics 36 Steinbach White Throwback Jersey For Sale atriots-Jets matchup of, went to the training table to be stretched after getting beaten by Patriots WR Randy Moss for a 34-yard TD at the end of the first half.
Revis went to the locker room before halftime and did not return. CB Antonio Cromartie opened the second half defending Moss and recorded an interception.
The way we see it
Revis clearly was not at 100 percent after Moss twice got by him downfield. The first time, Moss simply ran out of real estate, but the second resulted in a touchdown. Cromartie was step-for-step with Moss down the sideline when Brady overthrew his wideout for the interception. The Patriots threw for 179 yards in the first half.
Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Tuesday
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 13 game between the Patriots and Jets:
Patriots NT Vince Wilfork vs. Jets C Nick Mangold
Two of the best linemen in the business will spar in Monday night's big game. Wilfork has been the Patriots' constant on a defensive line that has shuffled in new players and dealt with injuries of late. Wilfork spent some time this season playing end but is now back at his natural nose position atriots fantasy focus_3, requiring double-teams as he plugs holes.
How good is Mangold? Well, Wilfork himself has called Mangold the best center in the league. The two-time Pro Bowler blocks for the league's second-best rushing attack. The Jets have given up just 19 sacks this season, tied for seventh-fewest in the league.
The respect is mutual, as Mangold said back in 2009 about Wilfork, "He's the type of player you never want to see atriots-Bills predictio, and the fact that I have to play him two times a year is miserable. ... He's a heck of a player."
In the team's first meeting this season, the Jets rushed for 136 yards and allowed three sacks. Wilfork collected four tackles. With DL Mike Wright questionable after missing Week 12 Supply Oakland Raiders 16 Plunkett black Throwback Jerseys On Sale, Wilfork will continue to have to pick up the slack up the middle to help stop the Jets' run game. The Patriots' way of winning has come via shootouts Wholesale San Francisco 49ers 1 Smith white Jerseys For Sale, and the Jets provide a tough offense to stop. The Pats' defense starts with Wilfork's ability to penetrate and attract attention up front.
Brady wins AP Offensive Player of the Year
Patriots QB Tom Brady was named the NFL's Offensive Player of the Year by The Associated Press. It's his second time winning the award.
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Brady also won the AP award in 2007.
Patriots fantasy focus
Cold, windy weather and a tough Bears defense could make things difficult for the Patriots' offense and for fantasy owners who have reaped the benefits of their recent offensive surge.
Tom Brady has been a fantasy stud during the Pats' four-game winning streak atriots-Bills predictio, along with WRs Wes Welker and Deion Branch and touchdown machine RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Granted Clearance cowboys 19 austin pink jerseys For Sale Cheap Nike Air Max 2011 On Sale - Discount Nike Air Max 2011 Store, we didn't expect the offensive output we saw last week against the Jets, but they'd be hard-pressed to score 40-plus points at Soldier Field on Sunday.
The Bears have the league's third-best overall defense and rank second against the run. That will make life difficult for Green-Ellis and RB-WR Danny Woodhead. Sunday's temperature will barely reach 20 degrees with snow and high winds. That could affect Brady's ability to throw the football.
Luckily, the Patriots' offense has been utilizing quick slants and short-to-intermediate passing routes, and the wind shouldn't affect those throws as much.
Brady is still a definite start, as is Welker. Branch could still have a good game, but Welker will get more targets. The Bears' cover-2 will allow the Patriots to dink and dunk, which will be great for PPR leagues.
At the tight end position, it was Aaron Hernandez who had a big game against the Jets. It's hard to tell which one will get the targets each week, but with such a stout Bears run defense Cheap Los Angeles Lakers 24 Bryant Black Youth Jerseys For Sale, Hernandez may be a better option if Brady wants to throw a lot.
Don't expect a host of points from anyone on the Patriots' offense with Brady, per usual, being the safest bet to start on fantasy.
The obvious thing going against the Patriots for their Week 16 game against the Bills is the possibility of a letdown. In addition to that, the Pats are without four key players: ORG Dan Connolly, TE Aaron Hernandez, OLB Jermaine Cunningham and DE Brandon Deaderick.
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Without ILB Brandon Spikes, the Pats' run defense struggled against Green Bay. Cunningham has been a solid run-stopper on the outside, and without him as well, look for the Bills to pound the ball against a depleted Patriots front seven. QB Ryan Fitzpatrick had a pretty good game through the air against New England in his first start in Week Three.
But what keeps the Patriots with the edge is their offense. Even though the Bills have a pretty good passing defense, Brady picked them apart in Week Three. Buffalo's league-worst run defense will struggle against the Pats' O-line and RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis.
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