Monday, September 12, 2011

Jets claim a victory for New York City on 9/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Rex Ryan raised his arms and yelled as loud as he could. Then he shouted some more and smiled on the New York Jets sideline.

New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller (81) pulls in a four-yard touchdown pass in front of Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones (28) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
An emotionally charged day for the Jets ended with an unlikely comeback as Nick Folk kicked a 50-yard field goal with 27 seconds left, giving them a 27-24 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in the final game of the NFL's first full Sunday with the commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks as a backdrop.

Full story from ESPN.com: 
Nick Folk's FG completes Jets' rally past Cowboys

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 11: Wayne Hunter #78 of the New York Jets runs with an American Flag on to the field during pregame festivities against the Dallas Cowboys during their NFL Season Opening Game at MetLife Stadium on September 11, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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