This was one of those gut check/pants check game for some of us, which in reality should never have been that close but in the NFL wins are wins regardless of how ugly they may be. I apologize for not bringing the “Who to Root For” column yesterday but it will be back next week but the Chargers, Browns, Chiefs, and Eagles didn’t do us any favors so lets paint up some game balls:
Despite the fact that I would have preferred to have Braylon Edwards, there is only one word to describe Burress’ performance yesterday and that is “CLUTCH.” Plax single-handedly (literally) saved the Jets season with a catch that had Giants fans nostalgic to the days of when they actually made the playoffs. The importance of that first down cannot be understated as the Jets playoff hopes where literally hanging on his fingertips, oh and by the way he also caught a touchdown, granted I could have even caught that ball but he still gets a much deserved game ball.
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