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Seven yards could change Jets' season

Rex Ryan's fourth-and-1 decision in Pittsburgh came at the right time for Gang Green

Updated: December 22, 2010, 5:56 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Damien Woody was home in New Jersey, watching on TV. When he saw his teammates line up on fourth-and-1, in an I-formation with three tight ends, he figured the play was going to be "Blast" -- their bread-and-butter running play in short-yardage situations.

"I was totally fooled by the fake because we run that running play a lot," said Woody, nursing a surgically repaired knee. "Great play call."

Brandon Sanchez was in the crowd at Heinz Field, watching from the far 35-yard line when ...

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