By KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots walked off the sector Sunday with the kind of win that had eluded them. The Jets left with two losses, one that might additional complicate an already irritating yr.
Mac Jones threw two landing passes in his first 300-yard game, Damien Harris and J.J. Taylor ran for 2 TDs every and New England gained for the primary time at house this season, rolling previous New York 54-13.
“We lastly sort of noticed a bit of little bit of a consequence that was good, and we’ve simply acquired to stay to the method and persist with the method,” Jones mentioned.
The Patriots (3-4) earned their twelfth straight victory and sixth consecutive season sweep over the Jets (1-5), who performed a lot of the game with out rookie quarterback Zach Wilson after the second total draft decide left with 12:31 remaining within the second quarter with a proper knee damage.
Wilson was hit by Patriots linebacker Matt Judon, who fell on the again of Wilson’s legs after he launched a go that fell incomplete for Keelan Cole. Wilson initially was down for a number of minutes as he was examined by the coaching workers earlier than finally having the ability to stroll off the sector on his personal energy. He didn’t return and was changed by Mike White — who hadn’t beforehand taken an NFL regular-season snap.
Wilson mentioned the preliminary analysis is an injured posterior cruciate ligament.
“At first, it wasn’t essentially like a painful factor,” he mentioned. “I felt a pop. I felt a twist. So you sort of know when it’s completely different than simply getting some form of bruise or getting landed on. I knew one thing had occurred.”
Wilson could have an MRI and additional analysis Monday.
“Initially you’re feeling good. But you by no means know,” Jets coach Robert Saleh mentioned.
Jones completed 24 of 36 for 307 yards, and Harris rushed 14 occasions for 106 yards to steer a Patriots offense that gained a season-high 551 yards. Safety Kyle Dugger and J.C. Jackson each added interceptions.
“We’ve acquired to try this each time. It can’t be a one-time factor,” Jones mentioned.
The 54 factors are probably the most allowed by the Jets since dropping 55-21 at New England on Oct. 29, 1978. It is the fourth-most factors ever allowed by New York.
“They punched us within the mouth and scored factors,” Saleh mentioned. “Been a part of a few of these in my life. They do not feel good.”
White finally completed off the drive following Wilson’s damage with a 3-yard TD go to Corey Davis to drag New York inside 17-7. White ended the day 20 of 32 for 202 yards and two interceptions.
The Patriots dominated the remainder of the interval, scoring twice extra to take a 31-7 lead into halftime. The Jets have been outscored within the first half 106-20 this season.
New England went to their bag of trick performs on the game’s opening drive to take a 7-0 lead simply 2:17 into the game.
Jones threw a go behind the road of scrimmage to receiver Kendrick Bourne, who faked the run earlier than stopping and tossing a 25-yard landing go excessive to a wide-open Nelson Agholor. It was the primary profession NFL go for Bourne. The Patriots coated 65 yards in simply 4 performs.
After a Jets punt, New England moved shortly once more, stepping into the crimson zone after simply 5 performs courtesy of a 32-yard run by Harris.
Harris capped it two performs later with a 1-yard landing run.
“I feel we’re discovering out who we’re, play by play,” Bourne mentioned. “The rhythm was proper.”
Jets: LB Jamien Sherwood, RB Ty Johnson and LB Quincy Williams have been all evaluated for concussions within the third quarter. Johnson and Sherwood returned, however Sherwood left once more with a calf damage. … LB Blake Cashman additionally left within the third with a groin damage.
Patriots: S Devin McCourty (stomach), DL Carl Davis (wrist), TE Jonnu Smith (shoulder) and LB Harvey Langi (knee) all left within the second quarter. … RG Shaq Mason left within the fourth quarter with an injured stomach.
The Jets trailed 14-0 on the finish of the primary quarter and have gone scoreless for every of the primary six games (outscored 44-0) this season.
The final group to be held scoreless within the opening interval over its first six games was the 2008 Detroit Lions, who went 0-16 that season.
Patriots 5-foot-9 cornerback Myles Bryant introduced a fast finish to the Jets’ first possession, blitzing untouched off the slot and dropping Wilson for an 8-yard sack.
It was the primary profession sack for the second-year Bryant, who appeared in simply his third game of the season.
Jets: Host the Bengals subsequent Sunday.
Patriots: Visit the Chargers subsequent Sunday.
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