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Throwback Thursday: New York Jets at San Diego Chargers: 2010 Playoffs


Dec 23, 2012; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets running back

Shonn Greene

(23) runs with the ball during the first half of their game against the San Diego Chargers at MetLIfe Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Time for “Throwback Thursday”, and we head back to the 2010 playoffs for this week’s edition.

I think we all remember this one. Tonight, we take it back to the January 17, 2010, for the Divisional Playoffs. The Jets had come off the previous week’s wild card win over the Bengals, and headed to San Diego to take on the Chargers. This was still the LaDainian Tomlinson Chargers, as Thomas Jones was leading the AFC’s best running attack with the Jets.

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After falling behind 7-0, the Jets scored 17 unanswered points. The Jets entered the fourth quarter down 7-3. Early in the fourth, Mark Sanchez hit Dustin Keller from two yards out to give the Jets a 10-7 lead.

Then, Shonn Greene put the Jets ahead to stay with this:

The Jets held on to win, and earned a date with the Colts in the AFC Championship game. Here is the full boxscore:

New York Jets at San Diego Chargers

AFC Divisional Playoff Game

January 17, 2010 – Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CAAttendance: 69,498

Scoring Summary

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