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Facing a 3rd-and-8 at the Baltimore yard line, Reich called for a handoff to Jonathan Taylor, who was hit in the backfield for a 4-yard loss. More: What's trending down with the Colts after a crushing loss to Baltimore?
Baltimore had begun calling its timeouts. By running the ball, rather than throwing a pass that might fall incomplete and stop the clock, Reich wanted to force the Ravens to call their third timeout and expected kicker Rodrigo Blankenship to make a fairly short field goal.
I felt good about the opportunity to gain some yards and kick. So we run it well enough, if we run this, gash them, make them burn a timeout or burn a lot of time.
Undeterred by the Colts defense in the second half, the Ravens drove the length of the field and scored, then tacked on the two-point conversion to tie the game. Indianapolis briefly debated playing it safe and playing for overtime, but Wentz wanted to go for the win. Reich agreed, and the quarterback drove the Colts into position for a yard field goal attempt, an attempt that Blankenship hooked wide left, allowing the Ravens to win the game in overtime.
Just had a couple moments, like the third-down call. Erickson Indianapolis Star.
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