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Early in the last couple of games, Mark Sanchez hasn't been doing well. He appears to be rusty and isn't being smart with the football.
But in each of the last two games, the story has been the same. Sanchez has started out slow and then picked it up late.
Last week against the Lions, Sanchez led his team to victory after trailing by 10 late in the fourth quarter. In this game, he bailed his defense out as after they blew a late lead, he threw the game-winning touchdown with 24 seconds left in overtime.
It appeared that the game was certainly going to end in a tie. The Jets with only 24 seconds left had no timeouts and were at the Browns' 37 yard line, outside of field goal range.
Sanchez, though, for a second straight week teamed up with Santonio Holmes in overtime for a huge gain. Last week, Holmes couldn't take the ball in for a touchdown, but in this game he went the entire 37 yards for the dramatic, unexpected victory.
When the Jets sacked McCoy towards the end zone to force a punt, they didn't call a timeout with the clock running down. It looked as if they were conceding to a tie.
But, for the second straight week, the duo of Sanchez and Holmes helped the Jets earn big victories.