Kickoff coverage in the crosshairs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One of the downers for the Patriots in Sunday's 30-21 win over the Jets -- a score that ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi almost hit on the nose -- was the kickoff coverage.

Dangerous Jets returner Joe McKnight had a 43-yard runback in the first quarter and an 88-yarder in the third quarter.

Of Stephen Gostkowski's seven kickoffs, all seven went into the end zone.

1. Through back of end zone

2. Minus-8 yard line

3. Minus-3 yard line

4. Minus-8 yard line

5. Minus-7 yard line

6. Minus-5 yard line

7. Through back of the end zone

And now, a look at the coverage team that figures to be challenged by coach Bill Belichick and special teams coach Scott O'Brien:

K Stephen Gostkowski

WR Matthew Slater

CB Antwaun Molden

S Sergio Brown

CB Devin McCourty

RB Shane Vereen

S Ross Ventrone

S James Ihedigbo

LB Dane Fletcher

LB Jeff Tarpinian

LB Tracy White