The ‘Miracle’ Revisited

NFL
Network will air the original network broadcast of the New York Jets-Miami
Dolphins ”Monday Night Miracle” thriller from the 2000 season on the new
series, NFL Classics, on Thursday, May 24, at 8 p.m. EDT.

NFL
Classics gives fans the rare opportunity to relive the Dolphins-Jets game as it
aired on ABC’s Monday Night Football seven years ago on Oct. 23, 2000. The
broadcast features the original announcers and graphics from the telecast.

The Jets
erased a 23-point fourth-quarter deficit behind quarterback Vinny Testaverde,
who threw five touchdown passes to lead

New
York to their 40-37 overtime win.

Notable
milestones from this game include:

The Jets’
23-point comeback set a club record. The previous best was a 21-point comeback
against

Denver
on Nov. 5, 1978.

Jets
quarterback Vinny Testaverde became the third player in NFL history to
throw four fourth-quarter touchdown passes. The others were
San
Francisco’s Joe Montana (Sept. 24, 1989, vs. Philadelphia) and

Houston’s Ken Stabler
(Nov. 23, 1980, vs. Jets).

The Jets’
30 points is the most scored in one quarter in club history.