Justin Tucker simply wanted one other couple of yards.
His 67-yard subject objective try on Sunday fell simply brief as time expired within the Baltimore Ravens’ 28-27 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
It was a valiant effort and one that the majority kickers wouldn’t even get to aim. But Tucker is the most effective to ever do it and already has a 66-yard game-winner on his resume, so you may perceive why Ravens coach John Harbaugh even gave him the chance.
For a minute, it seemed like he had an opportunity.
The greater concern for the Ravens, although, is that this was one other recreation the place they blew a giant second-half lead and turned what seemed like a certain win right into a loss. It is a pattern that retains occurring this season.
Baltimore had a nine-point lead with underneath seven minutes to play, however self-destructed by permitting a Jacksonville landing to chop the deficit to 2 factors, beginning the following drive by itself six-yard line, after which fumbling the ball away on the primary offensive snap. That arrange a go-ahead subject for the Jaguars to provide them a 20-19 lead.
Lamar Jackson and the Ravens offense rapidly responded with a landing drive of its personal to regain the lead, aided by an enormous 65-yard play to DeSean Jackson.
But with just one timeout remaining Trevor Lawrence drove the Jaguars down the sector for a landing and game-winning two-point conversion with simply 14 seconds remaining.
The Ravens had an opportunity after a squib kick and one passing play to midfield, however Tucker’s kick fell brief.
This is the fourth time this season the Ravens have misplaced a recreation during which they’ve led by not less than two scores within the second half.
Earlier this season they blew a 35-14 fourth-quarter result in the Miami Dolphins, misplaced a 20-3 result in the Buffalo Bills, after which misplaced a 20-10 fourth-quarter result in the New York Giants.
It is an issue that retains creeping in for them. The Ravens at the moment are tied for first place within the AFC North with the Cincinnati Bengals.