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Posted 06 December 2011 - 09:05 AM



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By BEN SHPIGELLANDOVER, Md. – Once upon a time, I covered baseball for The Times, and while reflecting on the Jets’ victory Sunday I was reminded of something I wrote about the Mets in September 2008:

“There is little reason these days to tune in to Mets games before the sixth or seventh inning. Eat dinner, check your e-mail messages, read a magazine — but then, by all means, find the nearest television and prepare to be amazed or flabbergasted. Anything can happen, and it often does.”

Now, substitute “Jets” for “Mets” and “fourth quarter” for “sixth or seventh inning” and we could be talking about the same team, right?

After 55 minutes Sunday, the Jets trailed the Washington Redskins. On their six second-half possessions to that point, the Jets had managed one first down, and Mark Sanchez had completed 5 of 15 passes for 19 yards.

And then. And then it was as if Sanchez realized, “Oh, it’s the fourth quarter. We should try to win this game.” So they did, with Sanchez revealing two elements that had eluded him for much of the afternoon – poise and deft touch – on consecutive passing plays on the game-winning drive: a 10-yard dumpoff to Shonn Greene on 3rd-and-4 and the 30-yard spiral to Santonio Holmes, a thing of beauty, that put the Jets ahead to stay.

When asked afterward to assess Sanchez’s performance (19 of 32, 165 yards, no interceptions), Coach Rex Ryan stammered for a few seconds, and he might have been searching for the right words.

“You have your moments,” Ryan said. “I’ll take a guy who can roll up his sleeves and say, ‘You know what? We’re going to get it done.’ And everybody believes in him.’ ”

Including the postseason, Sanchez has played in 49 career games, winning 30. Exactly one-third of those 30 victories – 10 – have come in overtime or via fourth-quarter comebacks.

The very nature of that statistic evokes a team that sputters early and often, that cannot hold leads, and that has been the story of the Jets’ 2011 season. That story’s ending will likely depend on whether Sanchez will put himself in position for more fourth-quarter comebacks and, of course, whether he can pull them off.

Have the Jets’ recent victories against Buffalo and Washington restored faith that, with Sanchez calm and cool in the fourth quarter, they have the moxie to emerge as a playoff threat?



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