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"Tuck Rule Game"

   

The Snow Game NE Patriots

Available on Giclee Canvas

12x18 .....$ 99.00
16x24 .....$159.00
20x30 .....$279.00
24x36 .....$399.00
28x42 .....$549.00
32x48 .....$695.00
40x60 .....$895.00

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Charleston City Market
188 Meeting Street S1
Charleston SC 29401

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2002 AFC Championship Game

   
The 2002 AFC Divisional Playoff game, known to some as the "Tuck rule game" (and known by Patriots fans as "Snow Bowl was the playoff game between the New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders. It took place on January 19, 2002 at Foxboro Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, then the home stadium of the Patriots. The name "Tuck rule game" originates from the controversial game-changing play. In the play, Raiders' cornerback Charles Woodson sacked Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady, which in turn, seemingly caused a fumble that was eventually recovered by Raiders' linebacker Greg Biekert. Officials reviewed the play, and determined that Brady's arm was moving forward, thus making it an incomplete pass. As a result, the original call was overturned, and the ball was given back to the Patriots, who subsequently moved the ball into field goal range. With under a minute remaining in regulation, Patriots' placekicker Adam Vinatieri kicked a 45-yard field goal into the snow and wind to tie the game 13-13, which sent the game into overtime. In overtime, Vinatieri kicked a 23-yard field goal to win the game for the Patriots.