Observations from impressive win

Updated: November 22, 2010, 3:04 PM ET
By Tedy Bruschi | ESPNBoston.com

Five observations from the New England Patriots' 31-28 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday:

1. Stars are aligning for a Patriots-Jets collision on Dec. 6. From a Patriots perspective, it's almost good that they have a short week, playing on Thanksgiving Day in Detroit. I'm sure the players already had DVDs of the Lions in their lockers and they're going to move on. The Colts game might not even be revisited because it's such a quick turnaround. This won't give them any time ...

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