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Injured McGinest makes crucial play

Willie McGinest's last play highlighted two significant defensive stands by the Pats in the final quarter.

Updated: December 1, 2003, 4:57 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Willie McGinest delivered the stop heard 'round the NFL, the stop that could carry significant ramifications in AFC playoff seedings and potential home-field advantage.

Everyone in the RCA Dome wondered what the 31-year-old McGinest was doing on the field. With 1:09 remaining in an unbelievably emotional Patriots-Colts shootout, McGinest had to be helped off the field after his left foot got caught in the turf, resulting in a knee sprain. With the Patriots out of timeouts, ...

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