Up within the announcer’s sales space above MetLife Stadium, Kirk Herbrtreit summed it up this fashion:
“If there was ever a play to sum up a whole season, it was that for the New York Jets.”
Regardless of being all the way down to Tim Boyle as their beginning quarterback, the New York Jets trailed solely 10-6 forward of the ultimate play of the primary half in opposition to the Miami Dolphins within the first-ever Black Friday NFL recreation. Whereas the Dolphins obtained out to an early 10-0 lead, the Jets reduce into that benefit when defensive again Brandin Echols stepped in entrance of a Tua Tagovailoa go supposed for Braxton Berrios:
The additional level try was no good, however the Jets have been inside 4.
They really had an opportunity to take the lead on the ultimate play of the half. After D.J. Reed intercepted Tagovailoa with simply seconds remaining within the half, the Jets put Tim Boyle and the offense again into the sport for a final-second Hail Mary try.
That’s when absolute catastrophe occurred for New York:
Miami security Jevon Holland pulled within the Hail Mary try on the Dolphins’ personal one-yard line, and instantly although he had an opportunity at an enormous return.
He did simply that, returning it 99 yards for a surprising Choose-Six.
Right here is one other have a look at the play:
As you possibly can see, it was a wise play by Holland to try to advance this. With the Jets flooding the tip zone on this Hail Mary try, the quickest New York gamers on the sector are behind him. Which means the most important threats to an enormous return are Boyle, and operating again Breece Corridor. However Holland picks up just a few blocks, and finishes it off with a play for the ages.