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The Boston Globe


Errors too much for the Jets to overcome

Make no mistake, chance was there

FOXBOROUGH — On Monday, Jets coach Rex Ryan said he thought his team was going to beat the Patriots. And though the Patriots gave them every opportunity to win on Sunday, from a Devin McCourty fumble to a holding call in overtime, the Jets weren’t able to make good on Ryan’s words.

Their fortunes — and the potential to take over sole possession of first place in the AFC East — were fumbled away in the extra session, as Rob Ninkovich came flying at Mark Sanchez, and the ball bounced out of the quarterback’s hand and to the turf.

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