Found October 20, 2013 on Jets Insider.com:
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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – A rule's a rule.Bill Belichick may not like it. The fans may not have known it existed. But for Rex Ryan and the New York Jets, a controversial call may have just saved their season.Winless in their last five games against New England, the Jets managed to claw their way into a 30-27 overtime victory at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, thanks in part to a bounce-back game from rookie Geno Smith, a timely pick-6 and a new NFL rule regarding field goals.Rule 9.1.3.2, to be exact.It's a rule, brand new to the NFL in 2013,...
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