Posted September 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
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 ahead. The Ravens had a chance to ...
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