On Sunday, the Jets were able to upset the Patriots in overtime. The Jets were in the lead, 20-13, before the end of the game, but Tom Brady connected with James White for a touchdown, sending the game into overtime. The Patriots won the toss in overtime, but they made a bad move, and they differed and kicked off. The Jets were able to march down the field and score a game-winning touchdown on a pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick to Eric Decker.
The second upset on Sunday was the Falcons over the undefeated Panthers. Going into this game, the Panthers were 14-0 and the Falcons were 7-7. The Falcons had started out 5-0, but had a losing streak to significantly lower their record. The Panthers scored the first points on a Cam Newton rushing touchdown, but Atlanta running back Devonta Freeman scored a touchdown to tie the game. The Panthers scored a field goal which put them up by 3, but Matt Ryan connected to Julio Jones for a 70 yard touchdown. The Panthers would only score a field goal more and the Falcons would score 2 field goals, breaking the Panthers streak.
Kiran Pathy, Writer of The Sportier Blog and The Sportier