New England will face Miami in Week 17, who has managed just 16.5 points per game over the last six weeks.
New England CB Malcolm Butler drew praise from Jets coach Todd Bowles, who said Butler "is probably one of the best in the league."
The New England defense is second among NFL teams in sacks, with 42 on the season.
The New England defense has allowed 199.7 passing yards per game over the last three weeks.
New England CB Malcolm Butler's strong play earned praise from Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly this week.
The New England defense will face Buffalo running back LeSean McCoy in Week 11, who has tallied over 100 total yards in three-straight games.
The New England Patriots are focused on stopping New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham in Week 10.
The Boston Globe noted the safety play of the New England Patriots as a key to their Week 9 matchup with Washington.
New England LB Dont'a Hightower recorded 10 tackles in Week 7 after returning from a rib injury.
The New England run defense will face a stiff test in Week 7 as they host the New York Jets, who lead the NFL with 146.0 rushing yards per game.
The New England Patriots are allowing 5.86 yards per carry on first down this season.
The New England Patriots head into their Week 4 bye tied for the NFL lead in sacks with 13.
The New England defense is first in the NFL in the sack department, recording 11 sacks through two games.
The Boston Globe listed "limiting the Buffalo rushing offense" as a key to success for the New England defense.