Breaking down Jets-Patriots matchup

Four things to know heading into Monday night's AFC East clash

Updated: December 4, 2010, 9:12 AM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

With the New England Patriots getting ready to host the New York Jets on Monday Night Football, storylines abound. So let's dive into the numbers, take at look at historic and recent trends and analyze upcoming schedules to figure out what it all means for the AFC East title.

Here are four key things to know going into Monday:

1. The Patriots dominate December For Patriots fans, the season can't start soon enough. That is, if you go by Bill Belichick's definition. Let's have Tom Brady ...

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