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No one has provided more information on Billy Cundiff's miss than Stefan Fatsis, author of "A Few Seconds of Panic", a book about his brief stint as a backup kicker with the Denver Broncos in training camp. For Deadspin, Fatsis has talked with Cundiff and has his own uniquely qualified perspective on the yank.
To summarize — and you should go read the whole thing — Cundiff has a specific routine he follows when the Ravens get into field goal range. On first down, he does one thing. On second, something else. Third, something else. Unfortunately, the Patriots scoreboard had the down wrong, which threw Cundiff out of whack.
On Sunday, during what would be the Ravens' final set of downs, Cundiff completed his first-down prep and checked the scoreboard: second down. He ran through his routine and looked up at the scoreboard again: third down.
Then, suddenly, chaos on the sidelines.
Coaches were screaming—from the opposite end of the field to where Cundiff was thinking ...
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Baltimore Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff’s 32-yard missed field goal was the third-shortest in the final 30 seconds of the fourth-quarter or at any point in overtime of a postseason game in which the kick could tie the game, or give his team the lead, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The two shorter kicks were [...]
Poor Billy Cundiff. The guy already feels bad enough — especially for Ray Lewis — that he blew the Ravens’ shot at going to Super Bowl 46. Now, he has to hear it from fans in other arenas in an entirely separate sport. As we all know, college basketball fans are some of the most clever in the country when it comes to taunting. At times they take it too far like these...
Ravens place kicker Billy Cundiff missed a game tying 32 yard chip shot field goal as time expired to hand the Patriots the AFC championship 23-20. This picture pretty much sums it up.
Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we have shown you some rather classic freak out clips from fans over team's losing.
However, this clip might take the cake as this Baltimore Ravens fan freaks out over Billy Cundiff's missed kick and kicks his own friends out his house.
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