Unlike the other major sports, football is played once a week. If you are as good as the Patriots, who earned a bye in the first round of the playoffs with their 14-2 record, you have a two-week break between games.
Now that you're up to speed, let's move onto Patriots/Jets 103 in which you'll learn how Bart Scott likes to threaten Wes Welker, how Eric Mangini would coach the Jets today if he wasn't fired as coach of the Jets, how football games lead to beheading imagery and how "history shows Jets are nothing but talk."
Pats 31, Jets 23 with a Sanchez hail mary getting picked off.
(Photo H/T Jeff F.)