Patriots Wide Receiver to Return Against Jets

The New England Patriots' struggling passing attack may finally have a chance to get back on track against the New York Jets in Week 11. Wide receiver DeVante Parker is officially active for Sunday's game. Parker missed the Patriots' Week 9 26-3 win over the Indianapolis Colts due to a knee injury suffered early in the team's 22-17 Week 8 win over the Jets. Thanks to the Patriots' Week 10 bye, he'll only end up missing one game because of the injury.

Parker has been arguably the Patriots' most efficient receiver since joining the team this offseason via trade with the Miami Dolphins. The eighth-year player leads all Patriots pass catchers with a deadly 11.5 yards per target, and his 321 receiving yards rank second. He could prove critical for a Patriots team that ranks last in the AFC East standings. A win on Sunday over their division rival Jets would go a long way toward helping the team gain ground.

Parker has been one of the lone bright spots in what has been a miserable year for the Patriots' passing attack. After leading all rookies last year with a 92.5 passer rating, quarterback Mac Jones has seen his mark plummet to 76.0 across his six starts this season.
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