Found January 21, 2013 on
By now we’ve all seen several times the knockout before the knockout. We all know the Ravens knocked the Patriots out of the playoffs, but the before that, Bernard Pollard, the Patriot’s nemesis knocked running back Stevan Ridley out with a crushing tackle in the hole.
It was a dangerous and scary play for some, but it turned the tide of the game completely at that point, and as Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told the Miami Herald, “that was football at its finest.”
“That was the turning point of the game,” Harbaugh said, via The Sports Network. “That was the turning point of the football game there on the 40-yard-line. It was just a tremendous hit. It was football at its finest. It was Bernard Pollard making a great physical tackle — just as good a tackle as you’re ever going to see in football right there. That just probably turned the game around right there.”
That tough physical play was the epitome of the a 40 minute bullying session the Ravens placed upon the Patriots, and they bruised and battered New England on their own home field.
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Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard has been dubbed the "Patriot Killer" by some of his teammates, and a good deal of people in the media. Pollard seems to take someone down on the Patriots every year, and last night was no different. He knocked out Patriots running back Stevan Ridley who fumbled the ball on the hit. Pollard could have easily been called for...
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