Originally posted on Patriots Extra  |  Last updated 10/20/12
  A week ago, no one would have thought that Week 7's Pats/Jets match-up would feature teams with identical records. With a four-way tie for 1st place in the AFC East, how big is today's game and how do you see it playing out? Raj:   I believe this is a must-win for New England unless they wanna grab the either two wild card spots and be content with playing on the road all the way to the Super Bowl (unless they finish 5th and play the 6th seed). That being said, with a 4-way tie, this matchup could not have come at a better time. The winner will have a clear advantage in the step towards clinching this division while the loser will have to do some praying and math. I expect the Patriots to fill in some of the errors they committed against Seattle, such as allowing deep 40-50 yard passes to work every time. They'll be playing with rage from that tragic defeat. Brady will be a smarter QB as well so there's no reason why the Patriots should not win this game.  Stephen:  Th...
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