Gonzalez's late TD leads Falcons past Jets 10-7

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009 1:22 AM
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Tony Gonzalez caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan on a fourth-down play with 1:38 remaining, lifting the Atlanta Falcons to a 10-7 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.

Jets coach Rex Ryan worked with Falcons coach Mike Smith on the Ravens' staff early in their careers. Ryan interviewed for Atlanta's coaching job two years ago before it went to Smith.  Associated Press
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Jets coach Rex Ryan worked with Falcons coach Mike Smith on the Ravens' staff early in their careers. Ryan interviewed for Atlanta's coaching job two years ago before it went to Smith.

A day after the Falcons (7-7) were eliminated from playoff contention, they likely also ended the chances for the Jets (7-7).

The Falcons' offense couldn't do much all game – until the final drive when Ryan, starting after missing two starts, drove Atlanta downfield for the win at a cold, windy and snow-filled Meadowlands.

The Jets mustered little other than Braylon Edwards' 65-yard touchdown catch as Jay Feely missed a field goal, had another blocked and Kellen Clemens mishandled the snap on another.

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Notreally
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Notreally 12/20/09 - 08:32 am
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I hope the Jets win

I hope the Jets win

AWyld1
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AWyld1 12/20/09 - 10:15 am
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thats cause you are a

thats cause you are a hater....stay up in Ohio with all the other haters.

Notreally
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Notreally 12/20/09 - 12:51 pm
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oppz I don't live in Ohio

oppz I don't live in Ohio LOL, and I still hope the Falcons lose, in fact I hope they lose all the rest.

georgiasouthern
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georgiasouthern 12/20/09 - 11:20 pm
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Notreally what do you have

Notreally what do you have against the Falcons?

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