Cam Newton hopes the Patriots’ 30-27 win Monday night time over the Jets can kick-start their season.
Nick Folks drilled a 51-yard subject purpose as time expired at MetLife Stadium, capping a 13-point Patriots rally within the fourth quarter to sentence the Jets to their worst-ever begin at 0-9.
Newton helped the Patriots (3-5) finish a four-game shedding streak, though three of New England’s 5 losses have come by single digits. He accomplished 27 of 35 passes for 274 yards and likewise rushed for 2 touchdowns, changing into the primary quarterback within the Tremendous Bowl period to get to eight dashing TDs in his first seven video games performed in a season.
“It has been an extended final couple of video games and the final month, however this may kick-start proper the place we need to be,” the 2015 NFL MVP instructed ESPN. “We simply confirmed resiliency at the moment and I am simply so completely satisfied for these guys in that locker room that hold simply battling again.
“It wasn’t fairly, but it surely was a win.”
The Patriots’ win was their ninth straight over the Jets. New England inched nearer behind the Payments (7-2) and Dolphins (5-3) within the AFC East.
Newton was completely satisfied to see the Patriots, who face the Ravens on Sunday night time, return to their profitable methods.
“Simply received, that is it, we simply received. I am simply completely satisfied for that,” he stated. “We have been training our tails off, and simply to see onerous work repay, it is only a nice feeling. I have never felt this in a very long time so it is good.”
Patriots coach Invoice Belichick tried to parry a query about whether or not the win would function a confidence booster.
“We have simply received to maintain working, simply take it one week at a time,” he stated. “I do not assume the staff lacks confidence. We simply have to teach higher, play higher, simply hold working and hold grinding, (and I) assume we’ll have higher outcomes.”
New England managed to win regardless of a powerful efficiency by Jets quarterback Joe Flacco, who threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns rather than injured starter Sam Darnold. Flacco additionally handed Joe Montana for 20th place on the NFL’s all-time passing yardage listing.
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