With the Giants trailing 69-41, a shell-shocked [Tom] Kennedy lost track of downs. With just seven seconds remaining and thinking it was third down, Kennedy threw the ball out of bounds so he could run out the clock on one final play to end his team’s misery. Unfortunately for the young quarterback, his throw took place on fourth down and, as a result, New York turned the ball over to the Redskins at their own 23-yard-line.
November 27, 2016
No messing around with field goals. There was only one, and it only happened because the Giants quarterback goofed: