EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Patriots escaped from MetLife with a victory on Sunday, barely coming away with a 17-16 victory over the Jets.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Patriots have downgraded three players to out for Sunday’s game against the Jets. Julian Edelman, LeGarrette Blount and Kyle Arrington did not make the trip and will not play Sunday.

FOXBORO — After being limited all week in practice with a concussion, the Patriots have decided to let Julian Edelman stay home and watch the team’s game against the Jets.

Tom Brady is the Patriots' old reliable and the team's MVP. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)Usually this is a conversation from which I'd abstain.



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FOXBORO — The Patriots had perfect attendance for the last two days of practice but there remain several question marks when it comes to the health and readiness of the team for Sunday’s game against the 3-11 Jets at MetLife Stadium.

FOXBORO — For a second straight day, the Patriots had perfect attendance on a cold, gray day on the lower practice field outside Gillette Stadium.

The 11-3 Patriots are preparing for Sunday’s game against the 3-11 Jets at MetLife Stadium.

Continuing a theme of wanting to play hard for their coach and showing they can compete (at least for a day) with the big, bad Patriots in the AFC East, Jeremy Kerley has thrown down the gauntlet.

FOXBORO — On a day when Boston, New England and the basketball world is talking about Rajon Rondo heading to Dallas, Bill Belichick heaped a huge amount of praise upon Rondo’s new rival in the Western Conference.

NBC Sports NFL analyst Rodney Harrison joined Dennis & Callahan to discuss the Patriots’ upcoming game against the Jets. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.