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NFL Week 12 CBS New England Patriots @ New York Jets Preview

By PFF Preview Team
Nov 20, 2018

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Beyond providing data for all 32 NFL teams, PFF also supports network broadcasters with game-preview packets that are used to enhance the in-game experience for fans and viewers. This Patriots-Jets preview features the same information our broadcast partners use for team research and in-game production.

New England Patriots @ New York Jets – CBS, 1:00 PM

Brady not getting blitzed

Tom Brady has been blitzed on just 15.1% of his dropbacks this season, the lowest rate in the league.

Gordon making plays for the offense

Since Week 4, Brady’s passer rating has been over 10 points higher when he’s targeted Josh Gordon compared to his other pass-catchers.

Patriots defense struggling vs. crossing routes

the Patriots defense has allowed a passer rating of 134.0 on crossing routes this season, the third-highest mark in the league.

Can’t throw deep on the Patriots

The Patriots defense has held opposing quarterbacks to just a 70.5 passer rating on deep passes this season, third-best in the league.


Pressure a problem for Darnold

Sam Darnold‘s passer rating drops nearly 50 points when under pressure compared to when he’s kept clean.

Darnold often under pressure

Sam Darnold has been pressured on 36.3% of his dropbacks this season, which is the seventh-highest rate in the league.

Claiborne not easy to throw on

Morris Claiborne has 10 pass breakups on the year, tied for the most among all cornerbacks. He is allowing a passer rating of just 67.9 in coverage.

Adams attacking the line of scrimmage

Jamal Adams has 19 run stops on the year, good for the most among all safeties.

Key matchup

PFF Greenline has projections for the spread, moneyline and over/under of the Patriots’ matchup with the Jets. Get its picks here.

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