Smith, Folk lead New York Jets past Falcons 30-28 - NBC Sports

Smith, Folk lead New York Jets past Falcons 30-28
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New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith (7) throws a pass against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
October 7, 2013, 11:50 pm

ATLANTA (AP) Nick Folk kicked a 43-yard field goal on the final play of the game and the New York Jets handed struggling Atlanta its third straight loss, beating the Falcons 30-28 on Monday night.

The Falcons rallied from a 27-14 deficit in the fourth quarter, going ahead on Matt Ryan's 3-yard touchdown pass to Levine Toilolo with 1:54 remaining.

But rookie Geno Smith, who threw three touchdown passes, guided the Jets (3-2) on the winning drive. He completed four straight passes and ran for an 8-yard gain before the Jets ran the clock down and sent Folk on for the last play.

Jacquizz Rodgers scored on a pair of touchdown runs, and Ryan also threw a scoring pass to Jason Snelling.

But the Falcons (1-4) are now mired in their longest losing streak since 2007.

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