Patriots beat Jets, 13-10
Patriots beat Jets, 13-10
Victims of the Marathon bombings who lost limbs were honored on the field before the game, and a moment of silence was held for those who died in the attacks.
The Patriots hosted the Jets for their home opener at Gillette Stadium.
Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson (left) headed to the end zone with his 39-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter.
Dobson (left) celebrated with fellow wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins. Dobson's touchdown put the Patriots ahead, 7-0.
Wide receiver Julian Edelman looked for some yardage after a second-quarter catch.
Edelman appeared to fumble the ball, but the call was overturned after a video review.
Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill fumbled the ball as he was hit by the Patriots' Aqib Talib in the first quarter.
Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson had the pass from quarterback Tom Brady in his hands but wasn't able to make the reception in the second quarter.
Dobson dropped a pass as the Jets' Antonio Allen defended.
Jets quarterback Geno Smith was brought down by Patriots linebacker Ron Ninkovich in the first quarter.
Brady handed off to running back Stevan Ridley in the first half.
The Patriots had problems with their offense throughout the game.
Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty and cornerback Aqib Talib broke up a pass intended for the Jets' Stephen Hill.
Patriots safety Steve Gregory wrapped up Jets tight end Kellen Winslow in the second quarter.
Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins appeared to make a catch for a touchdown in the second quarter, but it was determined after review that he didn't have control of the ball.
Heavy rain hit the stadium during the second half.
Jets quarterback Geno Smith was sacked by the Patriots' Tommy Kelly in the third quarter.
Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski watched his field goal attempt go wide as time ran out in the first half.
Patriots running back Stevan Ridley carried the ball in the fourth quarter.
Jets quarterback Geno Smith was consoled by kicker Nick Folk along the sidelines after he turned the ball over on a key interception pass late in the fourth quarter.
Cornerback Aqib Talib leaped in front of Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill and made the interception in the final minute of the game.
Talib was then knocked out of bounds.
After the game-clinching interception, the teams had a pushing and shoving match.
The officiating crew sorted out the penalties after the scrum. The Jets' D’Brickashaw Ferguson and Willie Colon were ejected.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick screamed at referee Undrey Wash.
The Patriots managed to hold on and take a 13-10 win over the Jets.