The calendar says mid-September, but as far as the Jets are concerned, it’s looking more like the first weekend of February.



On a night when we learned that Tom Brady could still pull off the impossible (but may or may not be able to outrun Suzy Kolber) plenty of questions still linger regarding the 2009 Patriots.



KIRK MINIHANE

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FOXBORO — There was 5:32 left in the fourth quarter Monday night and the Patriots were down 24-13 to Buffalo when Tom Brady stepped into the huddle.

“We’re going to win this game,” the quarterback told his teammates.



Based on six-plus weeks of training camp and preseason, we can say with some certainty that we’ve learned a few truths about the 2009 Patriots even before they’ve kicked off the regular season.



 In any given week in the NFL there are approximately 2,000 plays run from scrimmage. On each one, 22 players move in a convoluted dance of finely orchestrated chaotic violence. Within every off-tackle run and each play-action pass there are individual matchups to be won and lost and snap decisions that have to be made.



PAUL FLANNERY

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While much has been written and said about the dynamic turnover of the Patriots defense this offseason, no position has undergone greater change than the secondary.



It’s the opener for everyone, which means that whether you are getting set to play your first game in the NFL — like Pat Chung, Ron Brace or any one of the other Patriots rookies who made the 53-man roster — or starting your 35th s



The letter has been delivered.

According to multiple reports Thursday night, the Raiders officially have sent disgruntled defensive lineman Richard Seymour the much-discussed “five-day letter,” which gives Seymour five days to report to Oakland to take his physical.



FOXBOROUGH -- Michael Matthews is probably going to do a little redecorating.



FOXBOROUGH -- Terrell Owens never disappoints.