Going into the game, Rex Ryan had been humble, complimentary and downright nice. It worked for the first quarter, a scoreless one, then the Patriots scored 35 straight points in the second quarter to effectively end the Jets season.
It was a comedy of errors that included back to back fumbles that were returned for touchdowns. The Patriots scored 21 points in 52 seconds.
Brady threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score as the Patriots thoroughly embarrassed the Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory Thursday night.
However, it was a complete effort in all 3 phases of the game.
"I was unfortunately on the other side of that in a Pro Bowl where they scored on a fumble, then an interception," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said. "It doesn't take a lot to score like that, defensive touchdowns, special teams, they can add up in a hurry. Nothing surprises me in the NFL."
"It all happened so fast," Patriots linebacker Jerod M...