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Jets coach Adam Gase told his players he came to New York to beat Patriots

Jets coach Adam Gase told his players he came to New York to beat Patriots

Adam Gase is committed to doing what few New York Jets head coaches have done in the last few decades -- enjoy success against the New England Patriots.

Gase was hired as Jets head coach in February shortly after being fired by the Miami Dolphins following three seasons in South Florida. The 41-year-old offensive guru went 2-4 versus Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots in three seasons with the Dolphins.

His early message to the Jets? He came to New York to take down the kings of the AFC East.

New York has lost six consecutive games to New England and seven of its last eight meetings. The Jets' last triumph over the Pats came in a 26-20 overtime win in Week 16 of the 2015 campaign. The Jets lost twice to the Patriots in 2018 by a combined score of 65-16. According to schedule leaks Wednesday, the Patriots and Jets will play in Week 3 and Week 7 (Monday night) in 2019.

Gase's team did make some notable improvements in the offseason. They made a splash in NFL free agency by signing running back Le'Veon Bell and wide receiver Jamison Crowder to give young quarterback Sam Darnold more weapons on offense. New York also bolstered its defense with the signing of star linebacker C.J. Mosley.

Still, these additions aren't likely to be enough for the Jets to actually contend with the Patriots in the AFC East next season. You have to respect Gase's approach, though.

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Twitter had jokes after Tom Brady ripped his pants during 'The Match'

Twitter had jokes after Tom Brady ripped his pants during 'The Match'

Tom Brady's Sunday afternoon of golfing with Peyton Manning, Tiger Woods, and Phil Mickelson was eventful, to say the least.

The ex-New England Patriots quarterback began "The Match" by struggling through the first six holes. Then, he finally got back on track with an amazing shot that briefly quieted the naysayers.

Unfortunately for Brady, the shot may have been overshadowed by him simultaneously splitting his pants. Just look at the photo below:


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Whoops!

As you can imagine, Twitter had some fun with Brady's mishap:

It's OK, Tom. It happens to the best of us.

Watch Tom Brady hit incredible shot, chirp Charles Barkley during 'The Match'

Watch Tom Brady hit incredible shot, chirp Charles Barkley during 'The Match'

Tom Brady has a thing for comebacks.

The former New England Patriots quarterback was struggling mightily through the first few holes of "The Match" on Sunday. Then, he totally redeemed himself.

Just watch this shot below and enjoy:

"Shut your mouth, Chuck," Brady said to Charles Barkley, who had been chirping him throughout the match.

We should have known a comeback was around the corner. Didn't 28-3 teach us anything?

Just as Twitter had a field day with Brady's early struggles, it enjoyed watching Brady sink that improbable shot:

Bravo, Tom. Bravo.