Holmes goes from whiner to winner

Jets wideout experiences day of redemption at the scene of his Jan. 1 meltdown

Updated: September 24, 2012, 1:34 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

MIAMI -- This time, the New York Jets didn't throw Santonio Holmes out of the huddle. Instead, they wanted to throw him a parade -- and he deserved it.

The sulky wide receiver returned to the scene of his most recent professional low point -- the Miami meltdown -- and he rescued the misfiring Mark Sanchez, lifting the Jets to a 23-20 overtime victory Sunday over the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium.

In nine months, Holmes went from whiner to winner, catching ...

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