Ravens go for trick play instead of padding lead

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Ravens coach John Harbaugh had his little brother in a headlock and was giving him a noogie, and might have just let him up off the floor to continue the fight.

The former special teams coach rolled the dice with his field goal unit, and it backfired.

The Ravens just turned down a chance at a two-touchdown lead, going for a fake field goal on fourth-and-9, which was stopped short. It’s the kind of momentum-swinging decision that looks bad because it didn’t work, but the down and distance made it a tough ask for kicker Justin Tucker.

The 49ers went three-and-out after the stop, so it only really changed field position, and took three points off the board.