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Old 09-11-2011, 06:13 PM   #1
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Default Ravens' Fake Extra Point

Rubbing it in or just a good job of taking what the defense gives you? Personally I thought it was dumb. They could have saved that play and had it in their back pocket for the next match-up in case they actually needed it.
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:17 PM   #2
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Well, there certainly was not any stratigic reason to do it. I hope that the players have good memories. Harbaugh must have some belicheck in him.
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I was thinking the same thing. Why give that play away?
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:26 PM   #4
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Throwing it in the endzone on 1st down at the 20 (where Boldin was called for PI) was worse than that 2 point conversion.


Tomlin will use it to motivate the team.
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Throwing it in the endzone on 1st down at the 20 (where Boldin was called for PI) was worse than that 2 point conversion.


Tomlin will use it to motivate the team.
I had no problem with that pass attempt to Boldin. What are the Ravens supposed to just stop playing cause they have a big lead?

Now HERE'S an example of clowning a team when you're up big:

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Today was a scrimmage for the Ravens. We were just a scrub team for them. Why not just screw around and practice stuff, get it right for later, when you have to play real teams?
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Today was a scrimmage for the Ravens. We were just a scrub team for them. Why not just screw around and practice stuff, get it right for later, when you have to play real teams?
I know you're just joking....but today was actually the SUPER BOWL for the Ravens. They're probably on cloud 9 right now. By Wednesday they'll realize they're just 1-0 like half the other teams in the league.
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I thought it was dumb too. Hopefully they'll need a two point conversion at a crucial point in a more crucial game and they'll be discovered because of this. I think it was Harbaugh's way of rubbing it in honestly though since the guy despises the Steelers so much.
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I know you're just joking....but today was actually the SUPER BOWL for the Ravens. They're probably on cloud 9 right now. By Wednesday they'll realize they're just 1-0 like half the other teams in the league.
I'm kind of joking. Just kind of.

Good for Harbaugh to rub it in. I think it worked. He and the other Ravens clearly got into the Steelers' heads and they never got him out.
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The game wasn't over at that point. It was an exciting gambit, give the Ravens some credit for it. I'm surprised more NFL teams don't try it
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