What I'm going to do in this space today, at least until John Harbaugh's press conference, is look at a crucial decision made in Monday night's 12-7 loss to Jacksonville Jaguars.
Here's the situation: The Ravens just scored their first and only touchdown of the game. There were two minutes and two seconds left in the game. Baltimore had two of their timeouts remaining and the two minute warning. (Sure is a lot of twos huh?) Kicker Billy Cundiff is known for booting the ball out of the end zone for touchbacks, but Harbaugh chooses an onside kick.
Cundiff's kick goes six inches shy of the requisite 10 yards and Haruki Nakamura recovers the kick, but is whistled for illegal touching because no Jacksonville player touched the ball and the ball didn't go 10 yards. This sets up Jacksonville at the Baltimore 37-yard line. Jacksonville would go on to kick a game-clinching field goal.
Here's why I'm questioning this call. I am by no means a football coach. The only time I've ever playe...