FOXBORO — Revenge might be sweet but redemption for Chris Jones Thursday night could not have tasted any better.

FOXBORO — Coming into the game with a 1-5 record — losers of five straight — the Jets were a desperate team.

FOXBORO — The Patriots held on down the stretch Thursday night to pick up a 27-25 win over the Jets at Gillette Stadium. Chris Jones blocked what would have been a game-winning 58-yard field goal as time expired.

FOXBORO — The following Patriots will be inactive for tonight’s game: offensive lineman Bryan Stork, Dan Connolly and Cameron Fleming, safety Nate Ebner, running back James White, wide receiver Aaron Dobson and cornerback Malcolm Butler.

FOXBORO — It’s no mistake that the Patriots are honoring Ty Law on a Thursday night against the Jets.

FOXBORO — In a move that was expected, practice squad running back Jonas Gray has been promoted to fill the spot on injured running back Stevan Ridley for tonight’s game against the Jets.

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith checked in with Middays with MFB on Thursday to discuss the Patriots-Jets matchup and why he thinks Rex Ryan has been sabotaged this season. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

The hot rumor heading into Thursday night’s Patriots-Jets game is that Pats cornerback Darrelle Revis might line up at wide receiver against his former team.

Earlier in the week it was reported Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo would be out for the season with a “bad right leg injury.” Thursday, the extent of t

Rex Ryan and Geno Smith have their work cut out for themselves Thursday night. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)Here's a five-point plan for how the Jets could possibly, maybe, somehow, perhaps beat the Patriots in Foxboro Thursday night (even though they won't).



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