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Hidden battle Jets most win to overcome Patriots odds

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — If you don’t think the Patriots are licking their collective chops at the chance to devour the undermanned Jets and their third-string quarterback Sunday at Gillette Stadium, then you probably believe Bill Belichick does standup comedy in his spare time. This is what the Jets face Sunday: Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, and the talent and depth around them and their aura as the most dominant team in the league for the past two decades, and … self-doubt. First-year Jets coach Adam Gase has done what he can to date to try to change the culture inside the locker room, where there are still a lot of players who have become accustomed to losing — particularly to the Patriots. When you’ve been beaten down by one ...