Zach Wilson was seeing ghosts Sunday, as the New England Patriots tallied four interceptions against the Jets rookie quarterback en route to a 25-6 win.

New England punted on the opening drive, but on the first throw of the day from Zach Wilson, he was picked off by J.C. Jackson. The Pats salvaged a 46-yard field goal from Nick Folk.

Wilson was then picked off by Adrian Phillips on his second throw of the day. That started a six-play, 72-yard drive for the Patriots which began with a short pass to James White, which ended up being for 28 yards. That led to a seven-yard rushing touchdown for White.

New York finally got on the board with a field goal in their next drive, but a great tackle from Lawrence Guy at the two-yard line kept them out of the end-zone. Wilson hurled another interception to Jackson, but New England would see two straight three-and-outs.

The Pats capped off the first half with a 49-yard field goal, with Jones completing five passes on the drive. The half ended with New England up, 13-3.

The Jets began the second half, but Wilson tossed his fourth interception to Devin McCourty that put the Patriots in great field position. It only took two plays for the Pats to get into the end-zone, as Damien Harris plowed his way in for a 26-yard score. Folk missed the extra point, keeping it at 19-3.

New York was held to a missed field goal, and the Patriots picked up a field goal of their own with a 32-yard boot from Folk late in the third quarter.

From there, not much happened. A pair of field goals were hit by Folk while New York grabbed three more points, as the clock winded down with the Patriots grabbing the 25-6 win. New England ended up with four sacks and six tackles for a loss.

Trainer’s Room:

Justin Herron left the game, and never returned.

Trickery from Patriots:

Mac Jones and the Patriots pulled this off late in the first quarter.

Stats:

  • QB Mac Jones: 22/30, 186 YDS
  • RB Damien Harris: 16 CAR, 62 YDS, 1 TD; 1 REC, 2 YDS
  • RB James White: 5 CAR, 20 YDS, 1 TD; 6 REC, 45 YDS
  • RB J.J. Taylor: 2 CAR, 3 YDS
  • WR Kendrick Bourne: 2 REC, 10 YDS; 1 CAR, 16 YDS
  • WR Jakobi Meyers: 4 REC, 38 YDS
  • WR Nelson Agholor: 3 REC, 21 YDS
  • TE Hunter Henry: 2 REC, 42 YDS
  • TE Jonnu Smith: 4 REC, 28 YDS

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