No matter what event the Patriots hold right now, it's impossible to ignore the elephant in the room.
It's amazing that, in terms of perception, the deflate mess is considered the worst thing to ever happen to the Patriots.
4yMyron Pryor is listed as doubtful for the Pats.
4yBut if you're a betting person, the Jets with the points may be the correct wager.
4yMike Felger points out four to look for when the Patriots take on the Jets at Gillette on Sunday.
4yPats coach is matter-of-fact about what's at stake
4yTom E. Curran thinks the former Patriot's irritation with New York's trash talking reflects an anger that's also inside the closed-mouth New England locker room; meanwhile, the ex-Yankee great tells the Jets to 'shut up'
4yWes Welker appears to give the Jets and Rex Ryan a subtle tweaking with repeated foot references during Thursday's press conference.
4yEven though the Ravens are playing the Steelers this week, the Baltimore linebacker -- no fan of the Pats' QB and vice-versa -- calls Brady's three Super Bowl rings "questionable"