New York Jets (2-3)
Last week:The Jets were better than expected against the Houston Texans, but J.J. Watt batted down Gang Green's offense in a 23-17 Houston victory.
This week:New York hosts the Andrew Luck-led Indianapolis Colts, who are coming off a big-time upset victory over the Green Bay Packers.
Notable note:Gang Green's defense gives up third downs at a 49-percent clip, which is second worst in the NFL.
New England Patriots (3-2)
Last week:New England ousted Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and took the lone lead atop the division.
This week:The Patriots travel to Seattle to face the Seahawks' super-agressive defense, which has forced a league-high 11 fumbles.
Notable note:Quarterback Tom Brady's squad leads the league in total offense, with the run game averaging 165.4 yards a contest.
Miami Dolphins (2-3)
Last week:Rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill played it safe, and the defense was as good as advertised with Miami beating the Cincinnati Bengals.
This week:A low-scoring bore-fest might be in the works here, with the Dolphins hosting the St. Louis Rams in a battle of good defenses and not-so-explosive offenses.
Notable note: The Dolphins boast the league's No. 1 run defense, giving up just 61.4 yards a game.