PC5 for Thursday, February 23, 2017: Top Five Wosrt Moments in New York Jets History
BONUS January 15, 2005 – Doug Brien missed field-goal tries of 47 and 43 yards in final 2:02 of regulation, allowing the game to go to overtime where Pittsburgh would eventually win earning a spot in the AFC Championship Game.
BONUS April 22, 1995 – New York Jets draft TE, Kyle Brady with the ninth pick
BONUS November 22, 2012 – New England at New York, Thanksgiving Day, “Butt Fumble”
BONUS April 26, 2008 – New York Jets draft DE, Vernon Gholston with the sixth pick
BONUS Sharing a stadium with the New York Giants; a stadium that is actually in New Jersey
5. January 17, 1999 – After taking an early 10-0 lead in the third quarter, Jets outscored by Denver 23 to 0 in the final 25 minutes of the AFC Championship Game.
4. November 27, 1994 – Trailing 24-21 with 38 seconds left, the Dolphins had the ball at the Jets’ 8-yard line. Dan Marino yelled, “Clock! Clock! Clock!” and motioned that he was going to spike the ball to stop the clock. Instead, he throws a game-winning touchdown to Mark Ingram.
3. January 4, 2000 – Bill Belichick resigns after one day as New York Jets head coach.
2. September 23, 2001 – Jets linebacker Mo Lewis leveled New England quarterback Drew Bledsoe. The injury forced Bledsoe to leave the game. His replacement? Tom Brady.
1. March 5, 1997 – Peyton Manning held a press conference to tell the world that he would return to the University of Tennessee for his senior season; spurning Jets fans in the process. The significance? The Jets held the #1 pick in the 1997 NFL Draft; a pick they ultimate traded to St. Louis. To this day, Peyton swears his decision had nothing to do with the Jets holding the pick.