Here's why refs overturned the Jets' touchdown and called it a fumble

Lawrence Cooper
October 16, 2017

The gargantuan could more than hold his own against most, but like the little kid that he is, Gronkowski gets simultaneously fired up and little spooked when Patriots quarterback Tom Brady starts yelling on the sidelines.

With 8:31 remaining in the contest and the Patriots ahead 24-14, Seferian-Jenkins appeared to get to the pylon with possession of the football. The ref said it was going to be reviewed and it turned out right.

New York Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (88) celebrates after catching a pass for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J.

"They make the calls, I play football, I need to have better ball security". But Brady also finished with 257 yards through the air and connected with Rob Gronkowski for a pair of touchdowns as the Pats came up with a big road win. The play was reminiscent of many long passes the Pats gave up this season on miscommunications in the defensive backfield.

"At the end of the day, we didn't play well enough, and we have to play better". Both teams are 3-2.

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"I wish we had done better, but we won", said Brady, who was limited early in the week with a sore left shoulder. "But at the end of the day, that's what the refs called".

The Patriots ended up winning the game 24-17, and with the win took sole possession of first place in the AFC East for the first time this season. The play was ruled a touchback and the Patriots were given possession. I've got to have better ball security. "I saw the ball juggle".

Corrente added the discussion with the crew back in NY on the replay wasn't long because "it was pretty obvious".

The Patriots offense was flailing until they managed to string together their first effective drive of the half, going 93 yards downfield for an eventual 1-yard touchdown run by Dion Lewis. After going down 14-0, New England outscored the New York Jets 24-3 to finish off the game. In the receiving end, Jeremy Kerley posted 39 yards in four receptions while Jearmaine Kearse added 38 yards and a touchdown in four catches.

By the seventh question, Seferian-Jenkins had had enough.

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