Before the Colts’ first play from scrimmage, left tackle Eric Fisher was penalized for a false start. On the Colts’ first play, Carson Wentz threw incomplete to Mo Alie-Cox. On the Colts’ second play, Jonathan Taylor dropped a short pass from Wentz.
On third-and-15, Wentz’s short pass to Taylor nearly was tipped by Tyus Bowser. The ball sailed just over Bower’s outstretched hand, and Taylor took the reception 76 yards for a touchdown.
Who saw that coming?
It’s already the most receiving yards Taylor ever has had in a game, topping the 67 he had on six catches in his first NFL game last season. Taylor entered the game with 47 receptions for 380 yards and a touchdown in his career.
The Ravens went three-and-out after taking the opening kickoff and three-and-out on their second possession after Mark Andrews‘ third-down catch was overturned by replay following a Colts’ challenge.