Patriots’ no-name defense makes a name for itself Makeshift unit rises to occasion ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Mike Segar/REUTERS Deion Branch’s fourth-quarter touchdown helped the Patriots claim a 37-16 win against the Jets last night. jim davis/globe staff Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes. jim davis/globe staff Devin McCourty (32) took down the Jets' Santonio Holmes in the first quarter. jim davis/globe staff Wes Welker got slammed as he attempted to catch a pass in the first quarter. jim davis/globe staff Chad Ochocinco had a 53-yard catch-and-run that put New England in the red zone in the first half. jim davis/globe staff Jets head coach Rex Ryan appeared disgusted as Deion Branch blew past New York's Kyle Wilson. jim davis/globe staff Rob Gronkowski lost control of the ball on this play late in the first half, but the Patriots retained possession. jim davis/globe staff Gronkowski scored late in the second quarter. jim davis/globe staff Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich (50) returned a fourth quarter interception for a touchdown. jim davis/globe staff The Patriots improved to 6-3 with the win, while the Jets fell to 5-4. jim davis/globe staff Patriots safety Patrick Chung had to sit out due to a foot injury. Jim Davis/globe staff Rival fans hung out before the start of the game. jim davis/globe staff Singer Jon Bon Jovi (right) talked with a referee before kickoff.