quick take: jets-pats

It was over when ...

  Pats CB Leigh Bodden intercepted 
 [Mark Sanchez](/player/marksanchez/79858/profile) three times. 

(Elise Amendola / Associated Press)

Patriots RB Laurence Maroney scored his second touchdown of the day, a 1-yard run. Stephen Gostkowski's extra point gave New England a 31-14 lead with 5:06 remaining.

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Wes Welker, who missed the Patriots' loss to the Jets in Week 2 with a knee injury, posted career-highs in receptions (15) and yards (192). His 15 catches were the most by any receiver this season and one shy of Troy Brown's team record.

Key Stat

Mark Sanchez turned the ball over five times (four interceptions and one fumble).

Noteworthy

This all-time series is now tied at 50-50-1, including the playoffs. ... The Jets have lost three straight and six of their last seven games following a 3-0 start. ... New England is 5-0 at home this season and has won six straight at home dating back to 2008. ... Tom Brady recorded his fifth straight 300-yard passing game. ... The Patriots have not lost back-to-back games since Nov. 2006 when they lost to the Colts and Jets in consecutive home games. Their 48 straight games without consecutive losses is the longest active streak in the NFL. ... Jets CB Donald Strickland left with a head injury in the first half and did not return.

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