It is tough to single out one play of a game where a team trails 31-0 in the second quarter as particularly significant. What we saw on the field yesterday at the Meadowlands was a thorough domination. Still to fill our weekly quota, we must find one play.
In a game like this, people frequently joke that the opening kickoff was the most important play since it started the domination.
I won’t pick the kickoff, but I will pick the first play from scrimmage. On that play Bills wide receiver Robert Foster burned Jets cornerback Trumaine Johnson for a 47 yard gain. Soon after that, the Bills were in the end zone and had taken a lead they would never relinquish.
Once it was announced that Matt Barkley was starting at quarterback for the Bills, many put the game into the win column for the Jets. The first play of the game was the initial indication this would not be an easy victory for the Jets. From that point, the floodgates just opened.
What do you think was the most important play of Sunday’s game?