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Source: Jets tipped officials on push

Updated: October 22, 2013, 5:38 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPN.com

The New York Jets were aware of the New England Patriots' previous use of the illegal pushing technique on field goals, and they made sure Sunday's game officials knew it, too.

In fact, the Jets' sideline alerted the officiating crew during the game to watch out for it, a person familiar with the situation told ESPN.com Monday.

Sure enough, the Patriots were busted in overtime, and it cost them the game.

Publicly, the Jets said little about the matter. Coach Rex Ryan ...

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