'Tone Time works for Jets yet again

The wide receiver's late-game heroics lift Gang Green to overtime win over Browns

Updated: November 15, 2010, 12:01 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

CLEVELAND -- When it's crunch time, Rex Ryan looks for Santonio Holmes. He will walk up to Holmes on the sideline and study his eyes. The eyes always demand the football -- "an unbelievable look," according to the New York Jets coach.

"It's 'Tone Time, isn't it?" Ryan will ask.

"You know it, Rex," Holmes will reply.

'Tone Time goes something like this: Throw the ball to Holmes and let him win the game. He did it again Sunday, turning a 7-yard slant into a 37-yard touchdown with ...

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