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Joe Flacco had the ball on target and a Ravens touchdown in Joe Jacoby's grasp.
Flacco's celebration was short lived.
Jacoby was whistled for offensive pass interference and the TD was wiped out. What should have been a 10-point lead turned into a field goal two plays later. The penalty and lost touchdown came back to cost Baltimore in a 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
There was some initial confusion - Flacco said the official threw a bean bag instead of a penalty flag - but the play stood.
On replay, the call appeared to be the right one.
The Ravens, though, disagreed and are the latest team fed up with the maddeningly inconsistent calls made by replacement officials.
''The fact we don't have the normal guys out there is real crazy,'' Flacco said.
Flacco's overthrows and some questionable playcalling late in the game also cost the Ravens a 2-0 start.
Michael Vick scored on a 1-yard TD run with 1:55 left to put the Eagles ahe...
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After coming up one-yard shy of hitting the 300 yard mark during the Ravens’ season opener, Joe Flacco made the infamous comment that he just got more “expensive.”
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The Ravens quarterback has seen enough and following a questionably called game against the Eagles, Joe Flacco said the replacement refs are "affecting the integrity of the game."
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Baltimore Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco have now put their contract talks on hold until the offseason.
Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco and the Ravens were close to finalizing a long-term contract extension the first week of August before talks were tabled, according to league sources.
But they were not just tabled; they essentially were...
Joe Flacco didn’t have a banner second half. It cost the Ravens (1-1) the game.
Philadelphia (2-0) drove down the field to score a touchdown with a little less than two minutes to go. Mike Vick led the Eagles to their last score of the game and it was the decisive score.
Flacco struggled to convert third downs and appeared to be a little too pass happy in the Ravens 24-23 loss...
Yes, the Baltimore Ravens and Joe Flacco looked amazing last Monday Night against a division rival and yes the offense probably played the best game you’ve ever seen them play. The defense, while only giving up 13 points did bend a bit to the inside running game. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles struggled to beat a perennially rebuilding Browns team.
So, why am I telling you...
The turnovers for the Ravens have started up again in the third quarter.
Joe Flacco threw his first interception of the 2012 season while leading the offense to no points in the third quarter.
However, after an Ed Reed interception with seconds remaining in the third quarter, Flacco hit Torrey Smith to put the Ravens in field goal range as the teams go to the fourth quarter.
This touchdown pass from Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco to WR Jacoby Jones gave their team a 14-7 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles midway through the second quarter on Sunday. Jones then proceeded to celebrate by giving the folks in Philly a fine lesson in imaginary juggling. However, it would be the Eagles who got the last laugh in this one as QB Michael Vick scored a touchdown...
This game is a tough one to pick this early in the season. It’s not real clear how either team, the Ravens or Eagles, will be this season.
Baltimore looked dominant Monday night and the Eagles won their game against the Browns, but turned the ball over five times.
For this week, I’m rolling with the home team.
Joe Flacco showed pinpoint accuracy in the Ravens’ 44-13 victory...
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After catching a touchdown pass from Joe Flacco, Jacoby Jones decided to give the home crowd in Philadelphia a postgame show. Jacoby Jones did a TD celebration which we have seen Chris Johnson pull off in the past, which seems quite complicated. The 21-yard touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones put the Ravens up 14-7 with 8:32 left to play in first half. Interesting note, Jones Nnamdi...
This one could have gone either way, as both teams were somewhat equally abused by the replacement refs who rarely had a clue...But the bottom line is: Eagles 24, Ravens 23...Here's guest writer Joe Platania's account:"Joe Flacco and John Harbaugh lived out author Thomas Wolfe's vision Sunday in Philadelphia, and they're none too pleased about it."...
With the game tied 7-7 in the second quarter, Joe Flacco throws a beautiful (and I mean beau-ti-ful) twenty-two touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones. Excited about finding the endzone, Jones decided to give the fans in Philadelphia a show. The Ravens currently lead 17-7 at half-time. Check out the pass and the touchdown dance below.
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