The Patriots had a chance to seal a win at New Jersey after beating the Jets 27-24 on Sunday.
The Patriots were in a similar position after their loss to the Falcons.
They had just been outscored 35-0 in the second half, so it was a good opportunity for coach Bill Belichick to start making adjustments.
However, the Patriots lost their composure after halftime, giving up six straight points, including four in the final minutes.
The next drive came at the Jets’ 14 with the score tied.
The offense struggled, but New York’s defense held on for the win.
New York has won five straight, including a pair of blowouts.
This is the third time the Jets have beaten the Patriots in the rivalry, but the Jets had a better record in the first meeting.
The Jets are 1-4 against New England in their career.
New England has won six of those meetings.
The first was in 2003, the second in 2006 and the third in 2010.
The teams last meeting was a 31-23 win at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.