Jets Q&A: Stephen Hill tried to run before catch, and it cost him

Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill celebrates after making

Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill celebrates after making a first down during the first half against the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium. (Oct. 14, 2012) (Credit: AP)

What was Stephen Hill's explanation for that drop late in the fourth quarter?

The rookie wideout got ahead of himself and forgot the basic principles of catching the football. With the Jets trailing 23-20 with 2:15 remaining in regulation Sunday, Hill dropped a potential first-down catch near the 10-yard line on third-and-4 at the Patriots' 25. It was a perfect throw by Mark Sanchez, but Hill...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Newsday digital access and home delivery subscribers and Optimum Online customers.

Log in
Already a
Get Newsday
digital access

advertisement | advertise on newsday

NFL videos

advertisement | advertise on newsday