New York Jets Back Up Big Talk by Beating Patriots: All week, the Jets trafficked in hyperbole and lobbed insults at New England, even threats. Sometimes, it seemed as if they were convincing themselves they stood a chance. By Sunday evening, the script had changed. By Sunday evening, it seemed the Jets had known all week what everyone else missed. In a game few expected them to win, in the same stadium where they were humiliated last month, the Jets bullied the Patriots, battered Tom Brady and advanced to the A.F.C. championship game with a 28-21 victory.