Patriots 30, Jets 21 Tom Brady, Patriots cool off the Jets QB gets bit of revenge vs. Rex Ryan’s squad ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Deion Branch and the Patriots claimed an important division win yesterday with a 30-21 victory against the Jets. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff BenJarvus Green-Ellis starred for the Patriots with a season-high 136 yards rushing. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Green-Ellis, left, also added two touchdown runs. Jim Rogash/Getty Images The loss sent coach Rex Ryan and the Jets back to New York reeling after falling to 2-3 following their third straight defeat. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Tom Brady had another strong performance with 321 passing yards and a touchdown pass. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Wes Welker, often matched against Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis, caught five passes for 124 yards. Jim Rogash/Getty Images Green-Ellis went airborne for this third-quarter touchdown that put the Patriots up 24-14. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Branch delighted the Gillette Stadium crowd with a 2-yard touchdown pass on the opening drive of the second half. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Tight end Aaron Hernandez had his helmet ripped off by David Harris during this first-quarter tackle. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Later, Jets lineman D'Brickashaw Ferguson needed help getting his helmet untangled from the shoe of Patriots safety Patrick Chung. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Brady's biggest mistake came at the end of the first half when his pass intended for Hernandez was deflected into the arms of Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff The Patriots broke out their 1985 throwback uniforms for the game. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff They also honored the Bruins prior to the game. Bruins captain Zdeno Chara brought the Stanley Cup onto the field. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff The Patriots honored late Raiders owner Al Davis with a moment of silence prior to the game. Jim Rogash/Getty Images The Jets went home in third place in the AFC East, two games behind Buffalo and New England. Elise Amendola/AP The Patriots won for the 19th straight time at home in the regular season. It marked the fifth-longest streak in NFL history. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Brady led his team to at least 30 points for the 13th straight game. That left the Patriots one game shy of tying the 1999-2000 Rams' all-time record.