The Patriots’ 30-27 overtime loss to the Jets Sunday looked all too familiar. Watching the coaches’ film, it looked eerily similar to their 13-6 loss in Week 5 to the Bengals, who may have provided the rest of the NFL the blueprint to beat the Patriots.
Neither team blitzed Tom Brady much but got consistent pressure with the front four and made life miserable for Brady in the pocket. He threw a bad interception at the end of the Bengals game, and threw a bad interception against the Jets that was returned for a touchdown. The Patriots were 1 for 12 on third down in both games. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.