Denver Broncos Left with Bitter Taste in Mouths after Heartbreaking Loss to Jets

October 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Sunday afternoon the New York Jets (4-1) went on the road to take on the floundering Denver Broncos (2-3) in Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. From the opening kickoff it was a hard-fought battle, seesawing between the Jets and Broncos.
Unfortunately, the happenings of the first 58 minutes of action were rendered useless by a questionable call that handed the game to the New York Jets.
With only one timeout remaining and well out of field goal range, the Jets were forced to go for a 4th-and-6 conversion from the Broncos 48-yard line.
Mark Sanchez took the snap and dropped back to pass for the first down; finding no one open and the Broncos pass rush bearing down on him, Sanchez scrambled to his left before heaving a desperation pass down the left sideline towards the end zone. The pass was intended for Santonio Holmes who, after being briefly open on a well-run stop-and-go route where the corner bit in for the pick, was blanketed by Broncos safety Renaldo Hill.
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