NY wins the coin toss and defers. NE will get the ball first.
NE starts from their 24 yd line and proceeds to take 8:30 seconds to drive the length of the field making 4 3rd down to score on a 3 yd run.
NY gets the ball at the 19 yd line and takes the remaining 5 minutes of the quarter to tie the game on a 10 yd pass as the first quarter ends.
NE gets the ball and when they break a 53 yd run to the 13 they srike quickly to take a 7 point lead.
The teams traded possesions for the remaining time up to the 2 minute warning.
When NY failed to capitalize on good field position NE took advantage of the Hurry Up Offense to move down the field for a 29 yd FG as the half ended.
Getting the ball to start the 2nd half on the 21 yd line NY took 9 minutes to drive the length of the field and score on a 5 yd run.
NE gets the ball at the 19 yd line and takes almost 6 minutes to drive again for a touchdown
A good return gets NY to the 38 yd line and they quickly strike down to the 14 yd line due to a couple of long passes. But they stall and have to settle for a FG. But now with 9 ,inutes left in the game it is a one score game.
NE get the ball at the 24 and moves to the NY 41 when a run suddenly breaks the game open. The 41 yd TD was being celebrated when the special teams ran out onto the field for the extra point. The kick sailed wide left but the NE sideline was celebrating with 5:30 to go.
NY gets the ball on the 19 yd line and with lightning quickness in 3 plays including a 58 yd pass scores to make it once again a one score game with 3:30 remaining.
NY tries an onside kick and RECOVERS!
With the ball on their own 40 and 3:15 left suddenly the missed extra point looms large.
oving with deliberat precision and utilizing their timeouts and a hurry up NY found themselves with a 1st and goal on the 9 yd line with Just over a minute left.
A run on 1sr down for 2 yds and NY hurried to the line and threw a pass on 2nd down for 2 yds. with a 3rd and goal froom the 5 the NY pass was just incomplete bring up 4th and goal form the 5 with 30 seconds left.
The people in the game store had stopped playing in the MT:G tourney to observe the final play ...
Eli dropped back to throw ... steps out of the way of the Patriot pass rush and throws to Cruz in the back of the endzone.
IT'S PICKED OFF!!!
New England Wins!
We played twice, switching teams between games. Our results.
Game 1: New England 30, New York 14
Game 1 saw NE open up a big lead in the first half, and NY never got back into the game.
Game 2: New England 27, New York 17
In Game 2, the score stayed close throughout thet game, and was tied in the middle of the 4th Quarter. But down by 3 points with a couple minutes left in the game, NY drove down the field only to throw an interception, and NE scored a TD with 3 ticks left in the game.