Ravens' Justin Tucker told coach to kick game-winning field goal on fourth down


The Baltimore Ravens got a dramatic Monday night win. Ravens kicker Justin Tucker kicked six field-goals to give the Ravens all 18 points they had in the game. The final three points came on a 61-yard field goal in the final moments of the game.

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said after the game he asked Tucker what to do, and Tucker told him he could make the kick and to let him.

“He told me when we got the ball, I think at the 45-yard line, I said, ‘hey, are we kicking this?’ or should I got for it on fourth-and-10? And he said, “I got it.” He kind of ordered me to kick it. So we got him two more yards,” Harbaugh said, via CSN Baltimore.

And if you needed any other evidence that Tucker is a cool dude, he gave a shout out to his fantasy owners in his post-game comments.

“My fantasy team is benefitting from it as well,” Tucker said in an ESPN interview. “So I’m happy about that. Fantasy owners around the world, I hope you guys appreciate the points as well.”

“I’m glad I could come through, of course, for my reality team as well as for my fantasy owners,” Tucker said, via the team’s website. “Thank you for picking me up, it means a lot to me. And hopefully I can continue to contribute to the successes of your respective teams.”

Apparently Tucker got a lot of messages on Twitter throughout the week after having no field-goal attempts in the snow against Minnesota.

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