"It was a long week", Brady said. "It was a long week". It would be surprising to see Brady sit out, but the knee injury will be something to monitor. He completed 24 of 40 passes for 280 yards and four touchdowns in last Sunday's 30-17 win at San Francisco. Brady and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick aren't exactly known for taking their foot off the gas when they take a big lead, so look for the Pats to throw it, throw it and throw it some more. "He's won a lot". After both being good teams in 2015, the same can't be said for this season.

Here are The Patriots Wire's staff picks and predictions ahead of the New England Patriots' game against the New York Jets in Week 11 at MetLife Stadium.

"I haven't seen Rob", Belichick said.

Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett vs. Jets linebacker Darron Lee: Tight ends have given the Jets fits this season. "Wherever we go, we bring the fight with us". I always say, B.Y.O.E., which is Bring Your Own Energy. When you come to a place like this, that's something we have to do.

As the Jets prepare to play the Patriots, with the former basically playing out the string and the latter playing for home field advantage in the postseason, it's hard not to wonder how we got here - and what might have been.

After James White stretched for 4 yards on fourth-and-4, a 25-yard catch by Chris Hogan put the ball at the 8.

With the November 27 game between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets already being flexed out of the Sunday night spot, some of the main characters being absent from the game could actually make the contest even less appealing. "I'm into winning ballgames". The teams have had a final margin of seven points or fewer in each of their last seven meetings. Coach Todd Bowles announced Friday that no decision had been made on Mangold's status.

A win against the Jets would give Brady his 200th regular-season victory, tying him with retired Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for the most in National Football League history. Brady has 26 victories vs. Buffalo. Brady is now at 60,229.

"I've had a lot of really great support over the years, so hopefully we can keep winning", he said. "It never gets old".

PATRIOTS WR Julian Edelman had 8-77-1 receiving on 17 targets, while WR Malcolm Mitchell pitched in with a 56-yard TD catch. If the Jets have any hope of keeping this one close, they'll have to disrupt Tom Brady, and that would start with Williams. Fitzpatrick is handling the situation well, as he appeared relaxed during the run-up to the game. In six and a half years as an National Football League head coach - not including the 90 seconds he spent as HC of the NYJ - his record was an unsightly 47-60, and he'd enjoyed only one winning season to that point. Petty did most of his damage with the running backs and Robby Anderson rather than Brandon Marshall, which is not a good sign for fantasy owners.

Since making his first start on November 21, 2004, Manning has not missed a game, the longest streak among active NFL players - at any position - and the third-longest for a quarterback in league history.