Justin Tucker scored the longest field goal in NFL history
With the longest field goal in NFL records, the Ravens won
The Baltimore Raven unexpectedly lost to the Detroit Lions. however, Justin Tucker He attempted a 66-yard field goal and…became the longest field goal in NFL history, improving Matt Prater’s score of 64 set in 2013.
“He’s the best scorer in history,” coach John Harbaugh confirmed. After his player achieved his second victory this week.
It was a déjà vu for Tucker, whose 61-yard field goal gave the Ravens the win in their last game at Ford Field eight years ago. That was the best mark of his career.
It was a victory on the road and against a team that had to be defeated in order not to lose ground in the division. and that is The North AFC is shaping up to be one of the most competitive teams in the league, With the Bengals beating the Steelers and the Browns winning hard in Week 3, The Ravens can’t lose in Detroit.
The winning kick was set up by Lamar Jackson’s 36-yard pass to convert a fourth and 19th kick, finding Sammy Watkins.
Even with such a long effort, Harbaugh sent one of his best pieces to the field.
Tucker improved to 16 from 16 in his career from NFL In the field goals in the last minute of organizing time.
Curiosity aside: When Tom Dempsey set the record for 63 yards in 1970, he also had a winning field goal against the… Detroit Lions. Additionally, in 2015 Aaron Rodgers threw the longest “Ave Maria” in sports history (61 yards), continuing with the Richard Rodgers A beating at the last minute…Detroit Lions.
Tucker’s best years in terms of production were those in 2013 and 2016 when he scored 38 field goals and an invitation to the Pro Bowl. Then he made three more double-digit campaigns. On four occasions he was in the All-Pro First Team. He has 295 field goals in the NFL. He was four years old this season.
Information from Jamison Hensley was used in writing this note.