DAN SHAUGHNESSY

New York’s pro teams in a losing state of mind

After all these years of Boston arguing with New York over which city has the best teams, most of that thrill is gone.

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The receiver didn’t travel with the team to New York for Sunday’s game.

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Against the Jets on Oct. 16, Jones suffered a soft-tissue injury to his hip. It didn’t require surgery, just waiting.

Patriots notebook

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The Jets have had the Patriots’ number on third-down conversions over the past three meetings.

Duron Harmon has ganied valuable experience in the Patriots’ secondary.

Patriots’ Duron Harmon playing with comfort, confidence

The second-year defensive back is getting more playing time and feeling more comfortable on the field.

patriots notebook

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The 66-year-old Scarnecchia retired this year after 30 seasons as a Patriots assistant and 44 years in coaching.

Patriot Kyle Arrington (25) was off to the end zone after Jamie Collins (91) blocked a field goal attempt against the Dolphins Sunday.

Some special forces at work for Patriots

Four kicks — three field goal attempts and one punt — have been blocked by the Patriots this season, the most by the team since 2002.

NFL notebook

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Janay Palmer, Rice’s then-fiancee, was also seen crying and being comforted by police in the video.

Bettor’s Edge

Betting football: What’s on the line?

It’s time for gamblers to determine who is playing for what and who really cares.

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It’s a long shot for a defensive player, but the Patriots cornerback has been mentioned as a candidate for the MVP award.

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Fifteen weeks into the regular season, New York has the sixth overall defense in the league, and fourth against the run.

Belichick era database

INTERACTIVE DATABASE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/01/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2004g18c-2786--90x90.JPG Patriots during the Bill Belichick era

Look back on the Boston Globe’s coverage of every game the Patriots have played since Bill Belichick became the head coach in 2000.

Past seasons

2013 season recap

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Track the high and low points of the Patriots’ 2013 season before their eventual loss to the Broncos in the AFC title game.

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