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Jets (OT) 13, Chiefs 10

December 31, 2007

FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mike Nugent was already hugging Ben Graham, thinking he had won the game for the New York Jets.

"Ben kind of whispered to me and said, 'Hey, there's a flag, so don't get too excited yet,' " Nugent said.

Moments after having a 33-yard field goal negated by a penalty, Nugent kicked a 43-yarder 5 minutes 13 seconds into overtime to give the Jets a 13-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

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 to 2005. He was booed early in the game when he went out to talk to the officials about challenging a play that couldn't be challenged, and again when he called timeouts to try to ice Nugent before each of his kicks in overtime.

The loss was the ninth straight for the Chiefs (4-12), who had tied it at 10-10 with less than three minutes left in regulation.

Quoteworthy: "We're underachievers. It's embarrassing. It's frustrating. I think it's ridiculous." -- Tony Gonzalez, Chiefs tight end

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