#TBT – 15 years ago today!

After starting 0-2 and losing Drew Bledsoe to an injury, the Patriots went on to have an improbable season led by second year quarterback Tom Brady. The Patriots would meet the Raiders in the Divisional Round of the AFC Playoffs on January 19, 2002. The New England victory was fueled by the controversial “Tuck Rule”, which consequently launched the Patriots into a dynasty.

16:07 – Raiders stop Patriots on 4th down

34:52 – Rich Gannon finds James Jett for the 13-yard TD

37:24 – Tom Brady intercepted by Johnnie Harris

1:08:40 – Adam Vinatieri makes 23-yard FG

1:15:02 – Sebastian Janikowski makes 38-yard FG

1:22:14 – Janikowski makes 45-yard FG

1:36:24 – Brady scrambles for 6-yard TD to bring Patriots within 3

1:55:08 – Beginning of Patriots game-tying drive

1:56:11 – The “tuck rule” play

1:59:12 – Crowd reacts to the referee ruling on the Brady incompletion

2:05:56 – Vinatieri makes game-tying 45-yard FG

2:11:11 – Patriots game-winning drive begins

2:22:12 – Vinatieri makes 23-yard FG to send Patriots to the AFC Championship game

 

Comments

comments