ATLANTA – Nick Folk’s 43-yard field goal as time expired gave the New York Jets a 30-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football.
Rookie Geno Smith threw for 199 yards and three touchdowns in the victory, which improved the Jets to 3-2 on the season.
Atlanta dropped its third straight game to fall to 1-4, in spite of Matt Ryan’s go-ahead touchdown pass to Levine Tollolo with less than two minutes to go in the fourth quarter.
Kevin Harlan and Boomer Esiason called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Matt Ryan’s short TD pass to Jason Snelling puts Atlanta up 7-3)
(The Jets take a 10-7 lead on Geno Smith’s TD pass to Jeff Cumberland)
(It’s 17-7 when Jeremy Kerley hauls in a TD pass)
(The Jets stop the Falcons on the goal line to preserve a 17-7 halftime lead)
(Jacquizz Rodgers cuts the lead to 17-14)
(Smith connects with Kellen Winslow for a 27-14 edge)
(Rodgers’ 2nd TD of the night makes it 27-21)
(Ryan finds Levine Tollolo in the end zone and it’s 28-27 Falcons)
(Nick Folk’s field goal wins it for New York)
(Jeff Cumberland’s postgame interview with WestwoodOne sideline reporter Steve Taster)
(Postgame recap from Kevin Harlan and Boomer Esiason)