4 best NY Giants-NY Jets games in crosstown rivalry history

Let's take a look at the most memorable games throughout this East Rutherford rivalry
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2. Giants 31, Jets 28: Nov. 2, 2003

This is the closest game we've ever had to almost end in a tie in series history. Still, if it weren't for Giants kicker Brett Conway, who hit a 29-yard field goal in overtime with four seconds remaining to seal the 31-28 victory, there's a chance the G-Men would've lost this thriller to their crosstown rivals.

It wasn't just the game-winning field goal that made this game unique. It was the remarkable Jets comeback with six minutes remaining in regulation to force OT. After a Dorsey Levens rushing touchdown to put the Giants up by 14, Pennington threw two touchdowns to Santana Moss and Anthony Becht. Moss would finish with 121 yards and three touchdowns on 10 receptions that day and left Big Blue's defense with no answers.

For the G-Men, it was a combined effort on the offensive and defensive side of the ball to get this win. Giants quarterback Kerry Collins completed 24 of his 40 passing attempts, amassed 303 yards, and threw two touchdowns. Running back Tiki Barber rushed for 77 yards on 21 carries, and wide receiver Amani Toomer had six receptions for 127 yards and a second-quarter touchdown. On the defensive side, linebacker Micheal Barrow had 16 total tackles (10 solo), Brandon Short had 13 total tackles (nine solo) and a sack, and Omar Stoutmire had 11 total tackles (nine solo) and a sack.