Posted September 19, 2012 on AP on Fox
A late missed field goal sunk the Baltimore Ravens in last season's AFC championship game, sending the New England Patriots to their fifth Super Bowl since Bill Belichick and Tom Brady arrived in Foxborough. A similar ending has the Patriots feeling a bit of early season angst heading into Sunday's rematch with Baltimore, which is trying to shake off another heartbreaking defeat in time for a prime-time showdown that will drop one of these AFC heavyweights to 1-2. Billy Cundiff's 32-yard chip shot likely would have sent last year's conference title game to overtime if it had gone through, but Cundiff missed the kick - giving New England a 23-20 win - and eventually lost his job. The Ravens have been thrilled with rookie kicker Justin Tucker, who is 6 for 6 this year - including three from long distance this past Sunday - but Stephen Gostkowski was the goat for the Patriots last weekend after badly yanking a 42-yard attempt in the closing seconds of a shocking 20-18 home loss to A...
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