Don't count Jets out against Patriots

Patriots will play Sunday's game against Jets to the fullest thanks to years of hatred

Updated: September 18, 2010, 7:28 PM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Has one football team ever had a more rugged week than the New York Jets?

They imploded on Monday Night Football in their season opener by accruing the most penalty yards in 22 years, then discovered one of their key defensive players, Kris Jenkins, was out for the season with a knee injury after less than one half of football.

Quarterback Mark Sanchez proved to be so inept that former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, now an ESPN analyst, dismissed ...

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