Sunday, Sep 26, 2021. 7:26 PM
Justin Tucker netted the longest 66-yard field goal in NFL history to give the Baltimore Ravens a 19-17 win on the last play of the game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Tucker’s feat erased the record for Matt Prater, who had a 64-yard field goal with the Denver Broncos against the San Francisco 49ers on Dec. 8, 2013.
During Tucker’s attempt, the ball hit the horizontal bar before crossing it.
“It was more like a kickoff,” Tucker said. It’s like the longest tee shot in golf. You give everything you have and hope that the trajectory remains straight. “
From his 16-yard line, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson completed a 36-yard pass to Sammy Watkins on a fourth down and 19 yards to get his team across the center line with seven seconds left.
The all-star quarterback then threw the ball to the ground, and in the next play he threw the ball out of reach of players on the pitch as the televised replay made it seem like the time on the throw-in dial had passed.
Then, Tucker, who had landed 61 yards to give the Ravens a victory over the Lions in their previous trip to Detroit eight years ago, stepped onto the field to attempt the kick. record.
“I love Detroit,” said Tucker, who is the most accurate kicker in NFL history. I’m thinking of buying myself a home here. “
The Ravens (2-1) started the fourth quarter with a 16-7 lead but trailed during the last minute of the fourth quarter.
Ryan Santoso had given the Lions the lead (0-3) with a 35-yard field goal with 64 seconds on the clock, giving head coach Dan Campbell hope of registering a first victory at the helm of his team.
Jackson ended the game with 16 completed passes in 31 attempts, including one touchdown and one interception. Teammates were unable to grab at least four of his passes, which could have turned this close game into a one-sided duel.
Mark Andrews caught five assists for 109 yards for the Ravens, who have won their last 11 games against National Association opponents.
For the Lions, Jared Goff completed 22 of his 30 passes for gains of 217 yards. D’Andre Swift amassed 107 yards and scored a touchdown
Burrow throws three touchdown passes and Bengals dominate Steelers
Joe Burrow racked up 178 passing yards and completed three touchdown passes, including two to rookie Ja’Marr Chase, and the Cincinnati Bengals handed the Pittsburgh Steelers a 24-10 loss.
Burrow joined Tyler Boyd for 17 yards for a major, then spotted Chase for 34 and 9 yard touchdowns.
Suddenly, the Bengals (2-1) scored a first victory at Heinz Field since 2015.
In front of a private defensive squad of all-star linebacker TJ Watt, Burrow completed 14 of his 18 passes he attempted. Above all, he quickly regained the chemistry that had existed with Chase since the Bengals selected Burrow’s former teammate with the Louisiana State University team in the first round of the last draft.
Their first touchdown was the result of a splendid pass along the sidelines with 37 seconds remaining in the first half, when Chase beat defensive back James Pierre. The touchdown gave the Bengals a 14-7 lead.
The second, in which Burrow had plenty of time in the world to track Chase to the back of the end zone, put the Steelers (1-2) facing a 17-point deficit midway through the third quarter.
The Steelers have never come close to moving up the hill and their defense was unable to tackle the opposing quarterback behind the line of scrimmage, ending their 75-game streak with at least one quarterback sack.
Running back Joe Mixon added 90 rushing yards.
Things were much more difficult for Ben Roethlisberger. Behind an offensive line struggling to accomplish anything proper, the veteran quarterback suffered two interceptions, was tackled four times behind his line of scrimmage and looked confused for much of the aftermath. -midday.
Roethlisberger completed 38 of his 57 passes for gains of 318 yards – the majority as he tried to orchestrate a comeback in the second half. He threw a touchdown pass.
Cards remain perfect
Byron Murphy made two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown following a rigged game that failed, and the Arizona Cardinals came in from behind to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars 31- 19.
Cardinals 31 – Jaguars 19
With the win, the Cardinals are 3-0 for the first time since 2015. For their part, the Jaguars (0-3) lost an 18th straight game, eight short of the National League record of football for the biggest consecutive setbacks.
The Jaguars led 19-10 after a touchdown on a four-yard James Robinson rush in the third quarter.
Head coach Urban Meyer got the spark he was looking for when Jamal Agnew returned an NFL record 109 yards, a failed field goal on the last play of the first half.
The Jaguars seemed destined to end a slide that dates back to the 2020 opener. But after Robinson’s touchdown, the Cardinals completely outmanoeuvered their rivals.
James Conner capped two long attacking streaks with short sprints for touchdowns.
Murphy followed with the game that would prove to be the turning point of the game when he stepped in front of Jacob Hollister near the sideline to intercept Trevor Lawrence’s pass. He traveled the 29 yards to the end zone.
Winston more efficient, hard day for Mac Jones
Jameis Winston threw two touchdown passes, Malcolm Jenkins returned an interception for a major and the New Orleans Saints beat the New England Patriots 28-13.
A week after showing his worst efficiency rating of his career, Winston was more efficient completing 13 of his 21 passes for gains of 128 yards. Taysom Hill scored a rushing touchdown as Alvin Kamara rushed for 89 yards on 24 carries.
Patriots rookie quarterback Mac Jones was under pressure for most of the game and suffered three interceptions, two of which led to a Saints touchdown.
The New Orleans troop made three sacks at Jones’ expense and they hit him 11 times. The Patriots quarterback completed 30 of his 51 passes, including one for a touchdown, for a total of 270 yards.
Saints safety back PJ Williams returned Jones’ first interception 46 yards to set the table for a seven-yard touchdown pass from Winston in the second quarter.
Jenkins meanwhile brought Jones’ second interception from 34 yards to give the Saints a 21-3 lead.
Myles Garrett malmènent Justin Fields
Myles Garrett had four and a half sacks, a Browns record, and the Cleveland roster topped the Chicago Bears by a score of 26-6.
Garrett had fun at the expense of rookie quarterback Justin Fields, who was inserted into the lineup after veteran Andy Dalton suffered a knee injury last week. The Bears (1-2) wish they had been more patient with their most recent first-round pick.
The Browns (2-1) gave him no chance and the defense knocked Fields down on nine occasions. The Bears got just 47 net attacking yards and six first plays.
Fields completed six of his 20 aerial attempts for gains of 68 yards. The Bears’ longest play came when an obstruction penalty nullified a Browns interception and gave the Chicago team 48 yards.
Jadeveon Clowney added two sacks for the Browns.
Kareem Hunt had a major following a 29 yard rush in the fourth quarter. He finished the game with 155 total yards.
Josh Allen at his best
Josh Allen threw four touchdown passes and added one to the floor to guide the Buffalo Bills to an easy 43-21 win over Washington Soccer Team.
Allen saw 32 of his 43 passes taken for gains of 358 yards. He also hit the 100 touchdown plateau, including those on the ground and receiving, on his 47th start in the NFL.
It is the fifth game of four touchdowns and 300 yards from the air of Allen’s career, which saw him edging out Jim Kelly for the team record.
Allen’s fourth quarter touchdown was his 26th career, breaking the team record for a quarterback set by Jack Kemp.
Emmanuel Sanders had two touchdowns, including one after catching a 28-yard pass in the Bills’ first offensive streak. Zack Moss and Dawson Knox also got a major in the win.
Taylor Heinicke, who replaces injured quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, struggled on his first overseas start. He completed 14 of his 24 passes for overhead gains of 212 yards. He threw two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Worst start for the Colts since 2011
Ryan Tannehill totaled 197 air yards and threw three touchdown passes, and the Tennessee Titans took over the Indianapolis Colts 25-16.
The away team had won the last five meetings between these two section rivals, but the Titans (2-1) are the reigning American Association Southern Section champions with a healthy Derrick Henry. . On Sunday, Henry rushed for 113 rushing yards, surpassing the 100-yard mark in his sixth straight game inside his section.
The Colts (0-3) have their worst start since 2011. Quarterback Carson Wentz started the game when he was in an uncertain case due to bad ankles. He didn’t run once, preferring to get rid of the ball repeatedly when he felt pressure from the opposing defense. He finished the game with gains of 194 yards.
The Titans outscored the Colts 368-265 in yards gained, despite three turnovers that allowed the Colts to register 10 points.
In the second half, the Colts had two opportunities with first downs inside the Titans’ nine-yard line. Each time, the Colts had to be content with placements from Rodrigo Blankenship. The second allowed the Colts to reduce the Titans’ lead to 22-16.
The Titans put the game out of reach with a 14-play streak that clocked 7:22 on the clock and ended with a 32-yard field goal from Randy Bullock.
68-yard punt attempt … 110-yard touchdown
Antonio Gibson to the end on 73 yards