November 14, 2011
Deion Branch’s fourth-quarter touchdown helped the Patriots claim a 37-16 win against the Jets last night.
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Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes.
Devin McCourty (32) took down the Jets' Santonio Holmes in the first quarter.
Wes Welker got slammed as he attempted to catch a pass in the first quarter.
Chad Ochocinco had a 53-yard catch-and-run that put New England in the red zone in the first half.
Jets head coach Rex Ryan appeared disgusted as Deion Branch blew past New York's Kyle Wilson.
Rob Gronkowski lost control of the ball on this play late in the first half, but the Patriots retained possession.
Gronkowski scored late in the second quarter.
Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich (50) returned a fourth quarter interception for a touchdown.
The Patriots improved to 6-3 with the win, while the Jets fell to 5-4.
Patriots safety Patrick Chung had to sit out due to a foot injury.
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Rival fans hung out before the start of the game.
Singer Jon Bon Jovi (right) talked with a referee before kickoff.