New England Patriots: 3 Game Studs vs New York Jets
The New England Patriots ended their three game losing streak. Their record at the end of the season was 7-9 which is what most thought it would be. The Patriots defeated the New York Jets 28-14. This ended the Jets two game winning streak they ended the season with a 2-14 record. Two weeks ago they were in the driver’s seat for the 1st overall pick until they won two in a row. Their head coach Adam Gase will be fired. The Patriots will also have some new faces next year many believe that Cam Newton has played his final game in New England. It will be interesting to see how Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick do next year to get the Patriots back to the playoffs. No matter what the Patriots finished their season on a high note with winning at home to close the season out.
Newton showed the Cam Newton of old. This was probably his final game in a New England Patriots uniform. Many can say he went out in style. We all know that he is a dual-threat quarterback. In today’s game against the New York Jets he showed that. Newton had 11 carries for 78 yards but no rushing touchdowns. He was 21-30 for 242 yards and three touchdowns and no interceptions. This is what all Patriots fans thought they were going to get when the Patriots brought him in as a free agent. He did the best he could this year with limited time with the playbook.
Like Newton Sony Michel had a rough season. The running game was going to lean upon with the loss of Julian Edelman. In today’s game he was the second leading rusher behind Cam Newton. He ran 76 yards on 16 carries. Michel is one of the players that will be part of the New England Patriots future. With him and James White, Rex Burkhead and Damiere Byrd will be the run game next year. He had his first ever receiving touchdown as a Patriots. With Tom Brady as a quarterback in the past that is a surprise that it took this long.
Myers has been one of the few bright spots for the New England Patriots in 2020. He was part of the passing, rushing and receiving game. Myers had six catches on seven targets for 68 yards leading all Patriots receivers. In the ground game he had one carry for seven yards. Where he made the biggest impact was throwing for a touchdown pass. The pass went to 19 yards and was tricked play that helped New England get a victory. Myers has liked Cam Newton as a quarterback we will have to see how it goes next year.
This game meant very little because neither one of these teams were making the playoffs. But in the end it was to see who will be uniform next year in their respective uniforms. Both the New York Jets and New England Patriots will have fresh faces in all aspects of the game. It was still a fun game to watch it was tied at 14 through three quarters before the Patriots scored 14 in the final quarter to get their seven win of the season.
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