XANDAMERE’S SHOWDOWN SLANT ::
Week 9 wraps up with two underachieving teams as the Patriots visit the Jets. This game has a total of 41.5 with New England favored by 9.5, which for those of you doing the math at home means the Jets have an implied team total of just 16 points. Sam Darnold is expected to miss the game, so it’ll be Joe Flacco at QB for New York. Good luck to them.
The Patriots’ running back corps, as always, is hard to decipher. Damien Harris saw 16 carries last week against Buffalo and had . . .