• Ravens rub it in, as they run a fake field goal for a touchdown with a 24-point lead

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Nov 12, 2012
    There was really no great reason to believe Oakland was coming back from 27 points down had the Ravens taken the short field goal, so the fake certainly looked like Harbaugh was trying to rub it in a little bit. I they don’t give you the look, pretty much like every fake, you don’t run it. But there is no question the fake field goal was a sweet play. [I] wish, in hindsight, we’d been in a better position to defend the fake. The second fake, however, was more important: With 5:23 left in regulation, Hekker faked a handoff, rolled left and floated a 19-yard completion to Lance Kendricks to reach the 49ers' 48. Other popular content on the Yahoo! network: • Tony La Russa shows softer, fuzzier side in retirement • Ball's in Phil Jackson's court on reuniting with Lakers • Noah Vonleh signing has IU challenging Kentucky in recruiting wars • Y! Health: Foods that are cheap and healthy
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    • Tale of the Tape: Sam Koch's fake field goal TD run

      Every week, blogger Matt Vensel breaks down a critical play, sometimes with the help of Ravens players, from that week’s game. Today he looks at Sam Koch’s touchdown run on a fake field goal against the Raiders.
    • Raiders shrugged off Ravens late fake field goal TD

      The beating they absorbed from the Ravens was so profound, the Raiders couldn’t even muster indignation. In ordinary settings, the fake field goal that pushed the lead to 48-17 (it ended up 55-20) might have offended the delicate sense of fair play many
    • Mike Preston: Raiders deserved embarrassment of fake field goal

      Initially, I had problems with the Ravens running a fake field goal and Sam Koch scoring a touchdown. The score was already 41-17 with 9:20 left in the third quarter, and the Oakland Raiders had no chance of catching up.
    • Raiders give up TD on fake field goal

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  • Jim Harbaugh: 49ers prepared all week for Rams’ fake punts

    It’s not often that an NFL team successfully executes two fake punts in one game, but that’s what the Rams did to the 49ers on Sunday. That’s particularly galling to 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh because he says his team spent much of the last week of pr
    • Rams gain twice by faking punts

      Rams gain twice by faking punts Nearly a year after the 49ers pulled off a fake field-goal try for a touchdown against St. Louis, the Rams exacted their payback. Thanks to some gutty play-calling - and the right arm of rookie punter Johnny Hekker - St. …
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