It was Week 13 and things weren't looking good. For some reason, the defensive line couldn't stop Giants running back Rashad Jennings from running all over them and Eli Manning was having success in the air setting up manageable second downs and converting third downs.
But then the second half came and the team was fired up. They came out of the gate punishing the Giants every chance they could. Every bruising hit was another step in the right direction of momentum shifting to the 21-year-old Jaguars.
And one such hit stands above the rest.
At the beginning of the fourth quarter, the Giants were still up 21-16. Manning was running the no-huddle to try and keep the Jaguars defense -- especially their line, which was having success -- off-balance and tired. On first-and-10, Manning brought everyone to the line and was going to have Andre Williams run up the middle.
Everyone except for Sen'Derrick Marks, that is.
I mean, let's just watch that again.
It was a momentum-shifting hit. On the very next play, Tyson Alualu sacked Manning, and on third-and-15, the Giants fumbled and rookie cornerback Aaron Colvin recovered the fumble for a touchdown. The Jaguars went up 22-21 and eventually won the game... and it all started with Marks.
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