Jets lose their fifth straight as Todd Bowles' hot seat simmers

New York falls to 3-8 with a 27-13 loss on Sunday to the Patriots (8-3) at MetLife Stadium

East Rutherford, N.J. -- Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to lead the Patriots to their fifth straight win over the Jets.

Brady hit Julian Edelman for a score with 1:52 left in the third quarter and Sony Michel ran it in from a yard out with 8:54 to play to cap the scoring.

Edelman scored the go-ahead touchdown after Jamal Adams and the Jets defense left him wide open for a 21-yard catch-and-run.

The scoring drive came after Jason Myers' 38-yard field goal for the Jets had tied the game at 13. It took the Patriots only four plays and 2:08 to go 75 yards for the go-ahead score.

The Jets opened the scoring with 4:02 left in the first quarter on the first touchdown of the season for Jermaine Kearse, who scored on a 16-yard crossing route from Josh McCown. It was the 39-year-old's first touchdown pass of the season in his second start filling in for injured rookie Sam Darnold.

The Patriots tied the game on Rob Gronkowski's 34-yard touchdown catch from Brady while getting popped by Morris Claiborne at the goal line. The 29-year-old tight end, who had missed the last two games with back and ankle injuries, held on for the 76th touchdown connection between he and Brady, and his first score since Week 1.

From there, it was alternating field goals, including Myers' 55-yarder with eight seconds left in the first half, until Edelman's third touchdown of the season.

​​With 283 yards, Brady became the all-time leader in combined regular season and playoff passing yards with 79,416. Peyton Manning had the record of 79,279.​

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