EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets treated the fans who showed up and those who stayed awake to an overtime victory in their season finale.
Mike Nugent kicked a 43-yard field goal, after having a 33-yarder negated by a penalty, 5:13 into the extra period to give the Jets a 13-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
With both offenses struggling and a freezing rain falling throughout, not even the return of Chiefs coach Herman Edwards to Giants Stadium could spice up this one. Edwards coached the Jets from 2001-05 and led them to the playoffs three times.
Nugent made the 33-yarder that appeared to win it, but the Jets were called for holding. The officials didn't announce who the penalty was on. After Edwards called a timeout, Nugent sliced the uprights to give the Jets (4-12) the victory.
The Jets ran out to midfield to congratulate Nugent while the remaining fans cheered wildly.
The loss was the ninth straight for the Chiefs (4-12), who had tied it at 10 with just under three minutes remaining in regulation.