Ravens kicker Justin Tucker cleared of concussion after hard hit

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The best kicker in the NFL just did something that perhaps he shouldn’t do in a preseason game: He made a tackle, and he paid a price for it.

Ravens kicker Justin Tucker made a tackle on a kickoff tonight against the Bills, lowering his head and taking a hard shot. The team quickly announced that Tucker was in the concussion protocol, but later announced that he had been cleared.

Any injury to Tucker would be very bad news in Baltimore. Tucker is the best kicker in the NFL, and not someone the Ravens want to lose for any period of time.

The Ravens have another kicker on the roster, Kenny Allen, and he handled the kicking duties while Tucker was being checked out.