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Patriots RB Damien Harris carries 4 Jets into the tip zone on 26-yard TD run

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It was redemption for New England Patriots working again Damien Harris.

After shedding a crushing fumble in a season-opening loss, Harris had one of many performs of the sport within the Patriots’ Week 2 highway sport in opposition to the New York Jets — a 26-yard landing rumble through which he made a number of Jets miss after which carried 4 defenders into the tip zone with him.

Offering slightly additional oomph, heart David Andrews and quarterback Mac Jones helped push Harris over the goal-line from behind.

Potential repercussions for Harris’ fumble final week was a top storyline, and he had stated after the sport that he would not let the play outline him.

Then he went out and proved it with a highlight-reel run within the third quarter that staked the Patriots to a 19-3 lead.

The run was important as a result of it got here after Jets quarterback Zach Wilson‘s fourth interception, and as much as that time, the Patriots hadn’t been in a position to make him actually pay for the miscues.

Whereas Harris remained the Patriots’ lead working again, there was a trickle-down impact for rookie Rhamondre Stevenson, who had additionally fumbled within the opener (and missed a blitz pickup). Stevenson, the fourth-round decide from Oklahoma, was inactive instead of second-year participant J.J. Taylor.

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