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Gostkowski FG In OT Gives Pats 29-26 Win Over Jets [VIDEO]

 Rob Ninkovich recovered a fumble by Mark Sanchez after Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 48-yard field goal in overtime as the New England Patriots held on to beat the  Jets 29-26 on Sunday.

Stephen Gostkowski #3 of the New England Patriots and Rob Gronkowski #87 reacts after Gostkowski kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime against the New York Jets
Stephen Gostkowski #3 of the New England Patriots and Rob Gronkowski #87 reacts after Gostkowski kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime against the New York Jets. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

The Patriots (4-3) moved into sole possession of first place in the AFC East. The day started with all four teams tied at 3-3, but the Jets (3-4) and the Buffalo Bills lost, while the Miami Dolphins were idle.

Gostkowski tied the game with a 43-yard field goal on the last play of regulation.

In overtime, each team gets the ball unless the first team with it scores a touchdown. So the Jets had a chance after the Patriots managed just a field goal. New York moved from its 15 to its 40 before Sanchez lost the ball as he was being sacked and Ninkovich recovered, ending the game.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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