Baltimore Ravens DC sad with late Cincinnati Bengals subject aim to keep away from shutout

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Ravens defensive coordinator Don “Wink” Martindale expressed anger when the Bengals kicked a late subject aim to keep away from a shutout in Baltimore’s 27-3 victory Sunday.

With Cincinnati trailing 27-0, Bengals coach Zac Taylor selected to kick a 38-yard subject aim with 37 seconds left within the recreation. It marked solely the fifth time for the reason that 1970 merger {that a} crew kicked a subject aim within the ultimate minute to keep away from a shutout, in line with ESPN Stats & Data.

Requested for his response when the Bengals kicked the sector aim, Martindale mentioned Thursday, “He knew what it was as a result of it was terrible quiet once I yelled it throughout the sector. There are some folks that take that as a victory. We’ll see. We’ll have lots to speak concerning the subsequent time we play them.”

The following assembly between the Ravens and Bengals is in Week 17 in Cincinnati. Baltimore was inside seconds of its first shutout in two years.

There have been solely two different situations previously 50 years when a crew kicked a subject aim within the ultimate minute to keep away from a shutout whereas trailing by greater than 20 factors.

In 1970, Bengals coach Paul Brown selected to kick a subject aim within the ultimate minute of a 38-3 loss on the Detroit Lions. In 2006, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden determined to kick a subject aim with no time left in a 20-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh was extra diplomatic Monday when addressing the Bengals’ meaningless subject aim. He mentioned the protection would have liked the shutout however that “it would not have been an element” if Baltimore had stopped Cincinnati on both one of many fourth-and-1 conditions on that ultimate drive.

“I suppose it’s a must to have a look at it that means,” Harbaugh mentioned. “I will simply depart it at that.”

Related Articles

Vote: Who Is the Best Horror Film Slasher of All Time?

With Halloween proper across the nook, and everybody having mainlined horror motion pictures all month main as much as this ghoulish night time, it...

F1 drivers in awe of ‘unimaginable’ Imola circuit

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton led the reward of Imola, internet hosting its first Formulation One race since 2006 at this weekend's Emilia Romagna...

Ruined King Is a League of Legends RPG Coming to Console, PC, and Swap in 2021

Riot Forge, the arm chargeable for publishing spinoffs set within the League of Legends (LoL) universe, has shared extra particulars about The Ruined King,...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected

20,832FansLike
2,413FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Latest Articles

Vote: Who Is the Best Horror Film Slasher of All Time?

With Halloween proper across the nook, and everybody having mainlined horror motion pictures all month main as much as this ghoulish night time, it...

F1 drivers in awe of ‘unimaginable’ Imola circuit

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton led the reward of Imola, internet hosting its first Formulation One race since 2006 at this weekend's Emilia Romagna...

Ruined King Is a League of Legends RPG Coming to Console, PC, and Swap in 2021

Riot Forge, the arm chargeable for publishing spinoffs set within the League of Legends (LoL) universe, has shared extra particulars about The Ruined King,...

Wimbledon champ Simona Halep assessments optimistic for COVID-19

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and says she has "delicate signs.''She said on Twitter that she is self-isolating at residence."I...

Sir Sean Connery, James Bond Actor and Oscar Winner, Dies at 90

Sir Sean Connery, the Scottish actor who could also be greatest identified for his time as James Bond for seven films, has died in...