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Quick Take: Jets upset Steelers in OT

It was over when ...
Jets RB Leon Washington returned a Steelers punt 33 yards to the Pittsburgh 26-yard line in overtime. Four plays later, Jets kicker Mike Nugent kicked a 38-yard field goal to win the game.

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With 117 yards on 30 carries, Jets RB Thomas Jones became the first player in 35 games to gain at least 100 yards rushing against the Steelers.

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The Steelers committed eight penalties for 100 yards; the Jets had just four penalties for 30 yards.

The last player to gain 100 rushing yards against the Steelers was Edgerrin James in 2005 with the Colts. ... Steelers WR Santonio Holmes left the game in the fourth quarter with an ankle injury and did not return. He finished the day with five receptions for 75 yards and one touchdown. ... The Steelers allowed seven sacks on QB Ben Roethlisberger.

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