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Halftime thoughts from Pats-Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Some thoughts from the Meadowlands, where the New England Patriots lead the New York Jets at halftime 14-10.

  • Jets safety Eric Smith can expect an NFL fine for his head shot on Wes Welker with 3:36 left in the first quarter. Welker was sidelined for the rest of the quarter, then returned to score a 6-yard touchdown.

  • Welker has three touchdowns in a game and a half. He needs only one more TD to match his total from last season, when he caught 123 passes.

  • Randy Moss had three drops and one reception for 4 yards before he and Tom Brady scorched Darrelle Revis for a 34-yard strike just before halftime.

  • Revis grabbed his left hamstring on the play and went back to the trainer's room before the first half was over.

  • The Jets went three-and-out on their first possession and had the ball for 62 seconds in the first quarter. They got rolling on their second possession, but it took a Braylon Edwards catch on third down to keep the Jets from having consecutive three-and-punt series.

  • On the touchdown drive, Edwards was a monster. He had three receptions -- all on third down -- for 34 yards. He made a great catch on a Mark Sanchez lob pass into the end zone to tie the score at 7.

  • Sanchez wasn't too shabby on that drive either. He completed all seven of his passes for 64 yards.

  • Rookie tight end Aaron Hernandez is having a big day with four receptions for 80 yards already. He had a fantastic 46-yard catch and run to set up Moss' touchdown.

  • What's wrong with Stephen Gostkowski? He missed a 37-yard field goal in the first quarter. That's three straight misses, something he hasn't done since October 2006.

  • The Jets converted one third down in Monday night's offensive debacle against the Baltimore Ravens. They converted three of their first four chances against the Patriots.