Revis gets the better of Moss

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One battle the Jets did win today: Randy Moss vs. Darrelle Revis.

Moss was held to five catches for 34 yards — the only one of any consequence being a 4-yard touchdown in the first quarter in which the receiver did a nice job of getting separation through deception. That brings Moss’ two-game total this year against Revis to nine catches for 58 yards, with a long catch of 13, the only one over 10.

“I did the best I could,” Revis said after the game. “I knew I going to be matched up on him like I was the first game, and he did score a touchdown, but that a play right there, where it was a timing pattern. … Things happen quick down there, they got one on us. But I did the best I could against Randy, whatever the stats say.”

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The Patriots took three shots deep to Moss with Revis singled up on him in the first quarter, and came up empty each time with the corner right there, step-for-step. Early in the fourth quarter, Moss got flagged for interference on another deep shot, preventing what could’ve been a pick. Later, Revis was right there again as Moss went deep with (ahem) 30 seconds left in the game.

“Randy’s a great receiver, and I give him a lot of respect,” said Revis. “And when me and him battle, it’s great.”

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