Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 11/26/12
I couldn’t believe this play when I first saw it.  First, the fact that the Ravens were able to convert on 4th and 29, which just shows how completely inept the San Diego Chargers are.  And secondly, that Ravens QB Joe Flacco threw a check down pass to Ray Rice on 4th and 29.  Flacco should be very thankful that Rice is an explosive playmaker, because had he not converted, Flacco would have been taking a lot of heat for this.  It should also be noted, that Ray Rice came up with a unique name for this play.“Check down, Hey Diddle Diddle, Ray Rice up the middle,” – Ray Rice describing his 29-yard gain on 4th down yesterday.— ESPN (@espn) November 26, 2012Baltimore remains a remarkable 9-2 and second in the AFC, while San Diego falls to 4-7 and Head Coach Norv Turner gets closer to being fired.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Tarik Black was Rocket who knocked on Clippers’ door

Report: SEC could block Alabama from hiring Hugh Freeze

Kevin Garnett, Tony Allen also shade Isaiah Thomas over Celtics tribute

Mike Tomlin confirms Todd Haley out as OC

Bortles grateful for teammates' support amid heavy criticism

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

MLB blames Scott Boras for slow free agent market

Spurs announce Kawhi Leonard is out indefinitely

Report: Red Sox have offered Martinez five years, $100M

Pirates fan starts petition requesting MLB to force owner to sell team

Report: Big Ben ‘massively frustrated’ with Tomlin

LeBron didn't want Cavs to comply with Kyrie's trade request

The 'Fumble and The Miss' quiz

NFL Championship Weekend Predictions: History will be made in the NFC

Johnny Gaudreau, Flames hope layoff won't cool them down

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: The Saints miss an important long-distance call

Ranking baseball's GMs entering the 2018 season

Case Keenum deserves better than the also-ran description

Greatest NFL Conference Championship moments ever

College basketball’s most underrated stars

Best performances in the history of NFL Conference Championship games

The 'All Jolly Rogers at half-mast' quiz

Eight gutsy NBA trade deadline deals that would turn the tide

Best players to debut on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Ranking baseball's GMs entering the 2018 season

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: The Saints miss an important long-distance call

Johnny Gaudreau, Flames hope layoff won't cool them down

The 'Fumble and The Miss' quiz

NFL Championship Weekend Predictions: History will be made in the NFC

Greatest NFL Conference Championship moments ever

The 'All Jolly Rogers at half-mast' quiz

Best players to debut on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Case Keenum deserves better than the also-ran description

The 'It's a walk-off!" quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker