For much of the game, it looked like the New York Jets had a real shot at knocking off the New England Patriots in Foxboro. Unfortunately, they were unable to overcome missed opportunities as they fell 30-23.
While the Patriots had their fair share of dropped passes in the game, the Jets did as well. One of the key plays came on a dropped pass by Brandon Marshall that would have gone for a touchdown. It was a beautifully thrown back-shoulder pass to Marshall to the pylon, but Marshall was unable to haul it in for what proved to be a huge missed opportunity.
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"I didn't make the play," Marshall said after the game. "You have to make those plays in games like this, so it's all on me."
Marshall wasn't the only one to make a mistake in this one, but it was quite possibly the biggest one. In order to beat the Patriots, you typically have to be perfect and mistake-free. The Jets were not, and it showed in the scoreboard as they fell to 4-2 on the season.