Best Jets Team Ever Tournament: Round 1, Game 1, 2009 Jets vs 2010 Jets

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Coach Ryan had to work double duty in this opening round game. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE

As promised, Sunday night is upon us, and the best Jets team ever tournament has begun. For the full rules and format, read our initial article here

In the opening game, coach Ryan’s AFC championship game teams faced each other, the 2009 Jets vs the 2010 Jets, from the Superdome in New Orleans. Here we go to the game:

After a scorless first quarter, the 2009 Jets started a drive on their own 47, marching down on a 9 play, 45 yard drive, highlighted by a 23 yard pass from Mark Sanchez to Jerricho Cotchery. Jay Feely connected on a 25 yard field goal to put 2009 out to a 3-0 lead. On the ensuing drive, a pitch to Joe McKnight set 2010 up deep, ending in a Nick Folk 34 yard field goal to tie the game at 3.

On the next drive, the 2009 Jets went ahead to stay. Mark Sanchez and the team marched down the field on an 11 play, 64 yard drive, culminating in a 4 yard TD pass from Sanchez to Jerricho Cotchery, and the 2009 Jets went ahead 10-3.

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