On Monday Night Football, the New England Patriots visit MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey to play the New York Jets. The Patriots improved to 6-0 on the season with a 35-14 victory on Thursday night over the New York Giants. The Patriots defense forced four turnovers and Tom Brady moved into second place all time for career passing yards in the Patriots win.
New York snapped a four-game losing streak and won its first game of the season by upsetting the Dallas Cowboys 24-22. Sam Darnold returned to give the struggling Jets offense a big boost by tossing two touchdown passes. Darnold threw for 338 yards that included a 92-yard catch and run touchdown to Robby Anderson and a 5-yard toss to Ryan Griffin. Darnold also threw his first interception in 179 passes.
Tom Brady has thrown for 1,743 yards, 10 touchdowns and three interceptions. The leading rusher for the Patriots is Sony Michel with 348 yards and three touchdowns. Julian Edelman leads all receivers with 449 yards and two touchdowns. Jamie Collins Sr. is the leading tackler with 30.
Sam Darnold has thrown for 513 yards, three touchdowns and one interception for the Jets. Le’Veon Bell is the leading rusher with 256 yards and one touchdown. The leading receiver is Jamison Crowder with 272 yards and Robby Anderson has 256 yards receiving and one touchdown. Neville Hewitt leads the Jets in tackles with 37.