Home and away vs. Jets
The Patriots' primary rival beefed up its roster with some big names in the offseason, including cornerback Antonio Cromartie, wide receiver Santonio Holmes, and defensive end Jason Taylor. They also added running back LaDainian Tomlinson to complement rookie standout Shonn Green (pictured). The teams split the matchups last season, each winning at home.
4:15 p.m. Sept. 19 at N.Y. Jets;
8:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at Gillette
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