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How the Patriots and Jets have changed since their last meeting

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Five weeks. That is the amount of time that separates the last meeting between the New England Patriots and New York Jets and the one coming up on Sunday.

As we all know, roster turnover happens each and every week in the NFL. But there is only so much that can change in 35 day stretch. That’s good news for Patriots fans, who saw their team light up Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson to the tune of four interceptions, while their rookie quarterback Mac Jones cruised to his very first NFL win.

Well, now that I've run out of things to stall with, here is now the Patriots’ and Jets’ rosters have/haven’t changed since their last meeting.

Patriots changes

The following 49 players from the last meeting with New York are still on the Patriots’ active roster:

QB Mac Jones, QB Brian Hoyer, WR Nelson Agholor, WR Jakobi Meyers, T Isaiah Wynn, G Michael Onwenu, C David Andrews, G Shaq Mason, RT Yasir Durant, TE Hunter Henry, FB Jakob Johnson RB Damien Harris, LB Dont’a Hightower, DL Lawrence Guy, DL Davon Godchaux, DL Deatrich Wise Jr., LB Matthew Judon, DB Kyle Dugger, LB Ja’Whaun Bentley, CB J.C. Jackson, CB Jalen Mills, S Adrian Phillips, S Devin McCourty, K Nick Folk, P Jake Bailey, WR Matthew Slater, DB Cody Davis, RB Brandon Bolden, DB Justin Bethel, DB Jonathan Jones, CB Joejuan Williams, LB Brandon King, RB J.J. Taylor, LS Joe Cardona, LB Harvey Langi, LB Josh Uche, OL Ted Karras, OL Yodny Cajuste, OL Justin Herron, WR Gunner Olszewski, TE Jonnu Smith, WR Kendrick Bourne, DT Christian Barmore, DL Carl Davis, CB Shaun Wade, RB Rhamondre Stevenson, LB Ronnie Perkins, LB Kyle Van Noy, TE Devin Asiasi

Roster Changes: Since these teams last met on September 19th, the Patriots have added N’Keal Harry, Myles Bryant, Jahlani Tavai, and Jamie Collins to their active roster, with Bryant being the most recent addition. Henry Anderson, Chase Winovich, Trent Brown, James White, and Tashawn Bower have all since been removed from the 53-man roster by way of injured reserve or reverting back to New England’s practice squad.

Inactives: The inactives list from Week 2 contained the following names: Shaun Wade, Rhamondre Stevenson, Ronnie Perkins, Kyle Van Noy, and Devin Asiasi. Wade, Perkins, and Asiasi have still yet to play a game in 2021, while Van Noy and Stevenson have reached returned to New England’s lineup.

Coaching staff: The Patriots have not announced any changes to the coaching staff in the five weeks since their last matchup with New York.

Jets changes

The following 50 players from the last meeting are still on the Jets’ active roster:

C Connor McGovern, RG Greg Van Roten, RT Morgan Moses, TE Ryan Griffin, QB Zach Wilson, RB Ty Johnson, WR Corey Davis, DL John Franklin-Myers, DL Folorunso Fatukasi, DL Quinnen Williams, DL Bryce Huff, LB C.J. Mosley, LB Quincy Williams, CB Bryce Hall, S Marcus Maye, S Adrian Colbert, CB Brandin Echols, WR Elijah Moore, TE Tyler Kroft, LT George Fant, LG Alijah Vera-Tucker, P Thomas Morstead, K Matt Ammendola, WR Braxton Berrios, WR Jeff Smith, RB Tevin Coleman, CB Isaiah Dunn, CB Michael Carter II, RB Michael Carter, CB Justin Hardee, CB Javelin Guidry, LS Thomas Hennessy, LB Del’Shawn Phillips, DL Shaq Lawson, DE Tim Ward, OL Dan Feeney, TE Trevon Wesco, TE Daniel Brown, WR Keelan Cole, DL Nathan Shepherd, DT Sheldon Rankins, QB Mike White, T Chuma Edoga, OL Isaiah Williams, WR Denzel Mims, RB La’Mical Perine, CB Jason Pinnock, LB Jamien Sherwood, WR Jamison Crowder, DT Jonathan Marshall

Roster Changes: Since their last meeting with New England, the Jets have added safety Ashtyn Davis, safety Sharod Neasman, and linebacker Blake Cashman to their roster, while removing linebacker Hamsah Nasirildeen, safety Sheldrick Redwine, safety Jarrod Wilson, linebacker B.J. Goodson, and running back Josh Adams.

Inactives: Denzel Mims, La’Mical Perine, Jason Pinnock, Jamien Sherwood, Jamison Crowder, and Jonathan Marshall, occupied Jets inactives list from their matchup with New England in Week 2. Everyone but Perine has since returned to their lineup.

Coaching staff: The Jets have not announced any changes to the coaching staff since their last matchup with New England.