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Custom Chuck Clark Jersey Large

He won’t show up much on the final stat sheet but Baltimore Ravens safety Chuck Clark has been integral to the team’s success. That continued in Week 13 in a close 20-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Clark’s success makes him our Player of the Game for Week 13.

Against arguably the second-best team in the league, Baltimore needed great play from Clark and he answered the call.

Clark had one of the biggest plays of the game, sacking Jimmy Garoppolo and forcing a fumble that Brandon Williams would recover at the San Francisco 23-yard line. That would lead to a 20-yard touchdown pass two plays later that got the Ravens out of a 7-0 hole, eliminating the only lead the 49ers would have all day.

But that’s not the only reason why he’s getting a special mention. Clark was tasked with helping keep Pro Bowl tight end George Kittle restrained. San Francisco’s leader in targets, receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns, Kittle was seemingly unstoppable coming into this game. But with Clark’s help, the Ravens held him to a mere two receptions for 17 yards. It forced the 49ers offense to funnel through big plays and the rushing attack, which ultimately wasn’t sustainable in the fourth quarter when the game was on the line.

Clark isn’t the most well-known player on the defense, getting thrown into the spotlight thanks to injuries to Tony Jefferson and DeShon Elliott. Clark had already been a quiet player doing his job well before but has really stepped up this season in the face of so many injuries in the secondary. He deserved to get far more praise far earlier but his efforts in Week 13 helped single him out finally.

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Birds of a feather, we flock together: The unifying message is the slogan on a new batch of Baltimore Ravens T-shirts.

Tight end Nick Boyle worked with the company Fans Only to create the latest line of shirts. The company reached out to Boyle, who developed the idea.

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Fred Fillah, the owner of Fans Only, said the shirts have already been a big hit in the locker room.

“He’s giving them away in the locker room to the other guys, they love them. The shirt unifies the team and (it’s) a team that’s unifying our city,” Fillah said.

The shirts are on sale on Amazon and at Poor Boys in Dundalk and Baltimore Sports and Novelty, among other stores.

Boyle caught two of three targets for 10 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Bills.

The fifth-year tight end caught the second touchdown of his career Sunday and has already surpassed his previous career high for receiving yards in a season with 291. Boyle is fourth on the team in target share at 10.5 percent, but with Hayden Hurst coming on strong of late, there could be increased competition for targets down the stretch.

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As the sixth of 10 kids raised by a single mother in a Detroit suburb, Matthew Judon of the Baltimore Ravens knows what that situation can mean for a family.

After deciding to donate to a nonprofit tackling poverty and homelessness, the Pro Bowl outside linebacker reached out to Bridge of Hope, a national organization based in Pennsylvania, to offer $13,000 to start a site in the Baltimore area.

Thanks to Judon’s generosity, Greater Baltimore Region Bridge of Hope is well on its way to becoming a reality with the assistance of Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church in Columbia.

The seed money — which the local board of directors is racing to match by Dec. 31 — will go toward hiring a caseworker and setting up office space somewhere in the region, said Sue Ashman, a member of Christ Memorial, who will chair the newly formed board of directors.

Organizers are aiming to make the new affiliate official in the first quarter of 2020. They expect to begin accepting referrals of homeless families in Howard and Baltimore counties and the city of Baltimore in the second or third quarter of the new year, Ashman said.

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This mission is personal for Judon, 27, who joined the Ravens in 2016.

While he never experienced homelessness as a child, he knows firsthand that one-parent households often face a common set of seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

“Single parents and their kids can feel like they are alone and that others don’t understand what they’re going through. Bridge of Hope gets the community involved and gives the families a shoulder to lean on,” he said.

“It’s almost like I’m taking care of little me back in West Bloomfield,” Judon said, recalling his childhood in Michigan. “It makes you feel good to make other people happy, and I am blessed to be in a situation where I can do that.”

The Rev. Scott Hoffman applauded Judon, who has attended organizational meetings at the church on Shaker Drive, for his efforts and concern.

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“Matt could’ve chosen to help any number of nonprofits, but he chose this one and that’s very exciting,” said Hoffman, who has served as Christ Memorial’s pastor for eight years. “The focus of Bridge of Hope is not a handout or even a hand up; it’s working hand-in-hand.”

Bridge of Hope’s formula for combating homelessness combines professional case management services with the encouragement and support of members of local Christian faith communities, whom they call neighboring volunteers.

The organization, with its national office based about an hour northwest of Philadelphia in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has opened 19 affiliates in 12 states since 1989.

The nonprofit’s model is centered on helping housing-insecure families improve their financial position and develop supportive relationships, said Anne Dunnenberger, the national outreach director.

“This can include families who are couch-surfing at a friend’s home, living illegally with another family in a small apartment or staying in grandma’s basement,” she said. “None of these situations is sustainable.”

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Bridge of Hope’s goal is to get a family into housing within 60 days of contact, giving the head of household breathing room to focus on goal planning, finding a better job and making other changes, Dunnenberger said.

“Sue’s long-term vision is to give Greater Baltimore Region Bridge of Hope a bigger footprint,” she said. “But never in her wildest dreams did she think she’d get the seed money to hire staff and begin serving families so quickly.”

The Judons plan to continue to support the new affiliate, Dunnenberger said.

“Matt and his wife, BreighAnn, want to do more than just give money,” she said. “They’re considering holding a day of catch for kids, which would help us nationally since Matt and the Ravens are such a hot commodity right now.”

BreighAnn Judon — who is expecting a boy the couple will name Leonides Joshua Judon — said she will attend as many organizational meetings at the church as she can until her due date in six weeks. The new baby will join his 4-year-old sister Aniyah at the family’s home in Owings Mills.

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Two years before becoming an affiliate — in one of a chain of events that Dunnenberger calls “God moments” — Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church’s Women for Women group was discussing how members might help a local family in need.

At Ashman’s suggestion, the church group connected with Bridge of Hope, where she’d previously volunteered when she lived in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

Later in the same week, the plight of a single-parent family that could only afford to live in a cramped motel room with a dorm-sized refrigerator came to the church’s attention. The family’s identity is being withheld due to personal safety concerns.

After a social media campaign by one of the volunteers raised more than $18,000 to cover temporary housing and pay down debt, the church became a Bridge of Hope “one-church site,” working on its own to support one family. Ashman was accepted by the national office for training to equip her to volunteer as that family’s caseworker.

That’s when the church learned that Help End Homelessness Howard County was ready to rent a three-bedroom condo they’d purchased and renovated for a homeless family, with rent determined by ability to pay. The unit just happened to be the minimum size the large family was legally allowed to occupy.

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A close relationship between the family and the church blossomed from the start.

“This effort has made my life so full,” said Ashman, who, along with her husband, Bob, has been a member of Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church for 12 years. “All of our volunteers are this woman’s friends, and her kids are like our adopted grandchildren.”

But not everything about the process has been rosy.

“I’ve learned a tremendous amount, both good and bad,” Ashman said. “By walking beside someone in this situation, I now see the dysfunction and discrimination that families in the system can face.”

Pastor Hoffman said the group is undaunted.

“Sue is very passionate about this, and the hope is that it will become a transformative ministry for a larger area,” he said.

“It’s not going to solve the issue of homelessness with a broad stroke, but we’ve already seen the difference this program can make,” Hoffman said. “It’s not ‘Here’s a house, good luck.’ A family in crisis is surrounded with the services they need.”

As preparations for the official launch continue, Christ Memorial is planning a graduation party for the single mom and kids they’ve been assisting “since they have reached stability,” Ashman said.

The church’s volunteers, who will also attend the celebration, will continue to support the family in any way they can.

But it was Judon’s seed money that “made all the difference,” Ashman said.

“When we were a one-church site, planning to work with one family at a time, we were hoping to expand to other churches and assist multiple families in five to 10 years,” she said. “Matt’s donation really sped up that timetable.”

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Special teams doesn’t often get its due, but every once in a while, there’s a play that’s so special it makes you gasp.

Sure, kickers get lifted onto shoulders after game-winning kicks – like Justin Tucker did following his 49-yard game-winning field goal to beat the 49ers on Sunday. Returners, like former Ravens Jacoby Jones or Jermaine Lewis, are beloved.

But guys like Chris Moore – a gunner streaking down the field to make a tackle or down a punt – is often invisible. That is until he made this ridiculous play in the third quarter of Sunday’s game.

The game was tied at 17 when Sam Koch punted from the Ravens’ 37-yard line. The 49ers were going to have a chance to take the lead and momentum was already on their side following Lamar Jackson’s fumble that the 49ers turned into three points the other way.

Koch, who had punted just twice in the previous three games, hit an absolute beauty that was (as he calculated) slowed down by the rain-soaked field. That gave Moore just enough time to save it from trickling into the end zone.

The ball must have bounced an inch from the goal line, and been just a couple inches off it when Moore, with a flip, tossed it back into the field of play, where Anthony Levine Sr. touched it down at the 1-yard line.

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Harbaugh said it was one of three “game-changing” plays the Ravens had on special teams, alongside Tucker’s game-winning kick and Marlon Humphrey’s blocked field goal.

“Chris Moore was just, he was high-tailing it down the field. He was flying,” Harbaugh said. “And he has such a great awareness. You see how many guys make mistakes – they slide, they get on the ground, they fall. He knew how to keep his feet on this side of the white line, tapped that ball – just a great play.”

A fourth-round pick in 2016, he’s carved out a niche as a special teams ace in Baltimore. His offensive role hasn’t grown as much as he would probably like (he has three catches for 21 yards this season), but he’s made countless crucial special teams plays.

Was this his best ever though?

“Ever? Dang. I don’t know. It was the coolest one,” Moore said. “I think the most important one I ever made though was when we played the Steelers a few years ago and I blocked the punt and I scooped and scored that one. That one actually turned into points. But this is definitely the coolest one I ever did for sure.”

It wasn’t the first time Moore made that play, but it was the first time in a game. In college at Cincinnati, while practicing downing punts, Moore did a flip toss backwards.

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Moore was mobbed by his teammates after making the play and the TV broadcasters gave him some major props.

“That is just outstanding. Wow. That is beautiful,” said FOX play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt.

Turns out, Moore has some big-time fans. Check out this tattoo a fan got of Moore’s face. It was done by a tattoo artist in Brazil and (my Portuguese isn’t great), but sounds like it took 22 hours and won an award for realism.

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Moore has a lot of tattoos, but said it’s better than any he’s had put on his own body.

“That’s one of the best tattoos I’ve ever seen,” he said. “I got hyped this morning when I saw it. Hopefully I can get some work done by the artist. I will find a way to get some work done. If I have to go down there [to Brazil], I will.”

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The Ravens have one of their biggest hammers for at least two more years.

Baltimore announced Tuesday that it inked fullback/defensive lineman Patrick Ricard to an extension through the 2021 season. Ricard was in the final year of the three-year contract he signed as an undrafted rookie.

Ricard is the NFL’s only two-way player – the rarest of breeds. Originally a defensive lineman coming out of Maine, “Project Pat” has evolved into one of the NFL’s best fullbacks.

Ricard currently plays both positions for the Ravens but has recently shaded more toward fullback, where he leads the AFC in Pro Bowl voting.

The 6-foot-3, 303-pound bruiser brings a punishing physicality to the game that perfectly suits Baltimore’s style.

The Ravens lead the NFL in rushing (207.8 yards per game) with Ricard helping to pave the way. Baltimore is on pace to set an NFL team record for most rushing yards over a 16-game season.

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Even just within the Ravens offense, he’s versatile enough to play fullback or tight end. Ricard is moved everywhere in Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman’s scheme, an integral chess piece similar to tight end Nick Boyle, who the Ravens signed to an extension last offseason.

Ricard doesn’t just block. He’s caught eight passes for 47 yards and a touchdown this season. As a rookie, he hauled in four passes for 12 yards and two scores.

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Defensively, Ricard has posted nine tackles and one sack, which caused a fumble that was returned for a touchdown in Week 10 in Cincinnati.

His defensive snaps have diminished recently after the additions of Domata Peko and Justin Ellis. For the first time this season, Ricard didn’t play any defensive snaps in the Week 13 win against the San Francisco 49ers.

Roman recently said there was “no limit” on how much the Ravens would use Ricard on offense.

“I think he’s excelled enough at the fullback position,” Roman said. “I mean, is there a better fullback in the league? I don’t know.”

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The word on Justin Tucker is that he doesn’t have to play football. But he does. He’s the kicker for the Baltimore Ravens, who appear to be the best team in the National Football League in 2019, with a showy won-lost record of 13-2. But that’s not all. As of October, Tucker reached the milestone of being the most accurate kicker in league history.

But wait, football may be his secondary passion. If Tucker the Texan were cut tomorrow, he would still have an equally compelling career — as an opera singer.

Born in Houston, Tucker graduated from Westlake High School in Austin and attended the University of Texas. There, he kicked for the Longhorns, but long before he put on a kicker’s shoe, he proved he had serious chops as an opera singer.

Justin Tucker, after he kicked a game-winning field goal, during his days at the University of Texas.
Justin Tucker, after he kicked a game-winning field goal, during his days at the University of Texas. (Darren Carroll / Getty Images)
He’s a classically trained bass-baritone who sang “Ave Maria” for a Catholic Charities benefit concert with the Concert Artists of Baltimore. And in 2018, he sang “Ave Maria” to become pro football’s “Most Valuable Performer,” on an NFL talent show carried by CBS.

The New York Times lauds Tucker for his dual gifts of “singing arias and splitting uprights,” and while the Times acknowledges his sure-footed kicking, it flat out gushed about the night Tucker appeared at the elegant Hippodrome Theatre in downtown Baltimore. Outfitted in a black, three-piece suit, Tucker, the Times marveled, “belted out something else: a serenade from Mozart’s Don Giovanni.”

“I don’t think there’s a day that goes by that you don’t hear him singing some kind of opera,” said Ravens punter Sam Koch, who holds the football for Tucker’s field-goal and extra-point attempts.

While he digs all kinds of music, Tucker, 30, says he loves opera, and during his commute to practice, he proves it by cueing up the dulcet sounds of the late Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, in hopes of fine-tuning the nuances he’ll need the next time he sings an aria onstage. Which might be after the Super Bowl.

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BALTIMORE — On a third down in the third quarter of Thursday’s 42-21 win over the New York Jets, Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Tyus Bowser prepared for a snap against a familiar offensive alignment. He noticed Jets tight end Trevon Wesco was across from him.

“I got that same look earlier and I should’ve known it before,” Bowser said after Baltimore’s 10th consecutive victory, one that clinched the team’s second straight AFC North title. “I just had a feeling that he was going to stay in and block.”

After the snap, Wesco stayed put as a pass blocker, just as Bowser suspected. New York’s other offensive linemen moved inside, leaving Bowser one-on-one against the tight end. It was the type of matchup that can make a strong pass rusher with a quick first step salaviate.

Bowser sprinted around the edge, blowing past Wesco with little trouble. Then he set his sights on Sam Darnold. He plowed into the Jets quarterback and knocked the ball out of his hands, causing it to sputter and bounce on the ground, where defensive end Jihad Ward plopped on it.

The takeaway changed the complexion of the game in an instant and delivered to Bowser a slice of gratification in the third season of a somewhat uneven career. Before Bowser forced that fumble, the Ravens led 21-7 but had fallen into an offensive rut, while the Jets seemed to gain a semblance of momentum.

Two plays after Ward scooped the loose ball, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Marquise Brown. Soon, the rout was on.

“Ty-Bo got a big sack, a big sack-fumble, and then we came out and scored,” outside linebacker Matthew Judon said. “When you take the ball away and you score that fast, it kills opposing teams.”

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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson threw for 5 touchdown passes against the Jets and now his 33 for the season, tying Vinny Testaverde’s franchise record.

Indeed, the sharp shift from the Jets’ control of the ball to Bowser’s fumble to Brown’s touchdown seemed to deliver a backbreaking blow to New York’s comeback hopes.

And for Bowser, the play lifted his spirits.

A 2017 second-round pick, Bowser struggled to establish a defined role during his first two NFL seasons. He totaled three sacks as a rookie and just a single half-sack last season. His playing time fluctuated.

This year, though, after an exodus of pass-rushing talent in the offseason, Bowser was left to shoulder more responsibilities. The Ravens cut fellow 2017 draftee Tim Williams after Week 4 and placed veteran Pernell McPhee on injured reserve after Week 7, further thinning the outside linebacker rotation.

The Ravens, either because they trusted players like Bowser or couldn’t find better options, didn’t add an outside linebacker after McPhee’s injury. Thursday, by producing the forced fumble that yanked the game in the Ravens’ direction, Bowser felt he validated the faith the team placed in him.

The play marks the fifth sack of the season for Bowser and his first career forced fumble.

“It means everything, man, having the trust from my coaches and even my teammates to be able to go out there in a situation like that and just go out there and make that play,” Bowser said. “A lot of that is building that confidence. Continue to work hard every day in practice and really just take advantage of the opportunity when you have it.”

He did just that in a crucial moment of crucial game. In a season full of Ravens heroes and highlights, Bowser made his mark.

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Moments after Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey made a game-altering play during Sunday’s 20-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers, he pushed himself up off the soggy ground at M&T Bank Stadium, ran toward special teams coach Chris Horton and leapt into his arms.

This wasn’t a random embrace. After deflecting a field goal attempt at the end of the first half to preserve a three-point lead in an eventual three-point win, Humphrey didn’t simply want to hug the first warm body he could find. He darted to Horton for a reason.

This moment, like so many others that unfold over the course of a game, had a backstory.

A few weeks earlier, Horton asked Humphrey to begin playing on the field goal block team. Humphrey, one of the Ravens’ best defensive players, said he was skeptical at first because he’d never had any success in that role.

“It was strange,” Humphrey said. “When Chris put me on the block team, I was like, ‘I’ve never blocked a kick in practice, high school, college — any of that.’ … He was like, ‘Oh, we’re going to put you on there anyway.’”

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A first-year special teams coach, Horton spent time working with Humphrey individually last week. He showed him how to dip his inside shoulder to take the most direct angle from the edge of the line to the front of the kicker.

Sunday, while the 49ers moved in position to send Robbie Gould onto the field for a 51-yard field goal try on the final play of the first half, Horton reminded Humphrey about the techniques he’d been teaching.

Humphrey took the coaching, zipped around the edge of the 49ers’ line and lunged to get his hand on Gould’s kick. The ball fluttered and fell well short of the goalposts.

“[Horton] tells me from the sideline, ‘Dip that edge, like we talked about in practice and you can go get it,’” Humphrey said. “That was really an exciting moment for me — not an interception or a touchdown or anything, but it was definitely one of the most exciting moments of the year for me.”

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Local media voted Humphrey as the Ravens’ MVP last season, and he’s produced more big plays this year. He’s intercepted two passes. He scored a touchdown against the Patriots. And in a rivalry game victory over the Steelers, Humphrey forced and recovered a fumble in overtime that set up a game-winning field goal.

Still, the deflected kick held great significance. It did for Horton, too. He’s a young coach who felt fulfilled when he guided Humphrey toward a new goal.

“It was Marlon’s first blocked kick,” Horton said. “We prepared, we talked about it, we said we’d have an opportunity if we got in that situation and then I was really excited for him. That was our first blocked kick as a staff, so it was just a really exciting moment. And I think it was deserving of a big hug.”

Humphrey felt the same way about Horton.

“He believed in me, even though I was like, ‘Yo, I don’t think I can,’” Humphrey said. “He was like, ‘Yes, you can. You can do it.’”

And he did.

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There were no late surprises regarding the Ravens’ health, and they entered Sunday’s game with a healthy roster to face the Cleveland Browns.

Left tackle Ronnie Stanley (concussion) is active and expected to return to the starting lineup after a one-game absence. Stanley made the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career and is the highest-graded left tackle in football, according to Pro Football Focus. Stanley was listed as questionable, but he practiced all week and the Ravens will welcome his presence protecting Lamar Jackson’s blindside. Jackson was sacked four times during Cleveland’s 40-25 victory over the Ravens in Week 4.

Inside linebacker Chris Board (concussion) is also active after sitting out Week 15 against the New York Jets. Board is one of Baltimore’s key players on special teams and he was missed against the Jets. Head Coach John Harbaugh called special teams “an area of concern,” after the Ravens had a punt blocked and the Jets averaged 25.6 yards on kickoff returns and 16.0 yards on punt returns.

Inactive for the Ravens are quarterback Trace McSorley, wide receiver Jaleel Scott, cornerbacks Anthony Averett and Iman Marshall; guards Parker Ehinger and Ben Powers and defensive tackle Justin Ellis.

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For the Browns, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (groin) is active despite being a limited participant in Friday’s practice. He was not listed as questionable on the injury report, and Beckham has played with a groin issue throughout the season. Beckham is one of the NFL’s most explosive wide receivers, but he was limited to two catches for 20 yards in Week 4 while being shadowed by Ravens Pro Bowl cornerback Marlon Humphrey.

Two other Cleveland starters are active after being listed as questionable – center J.C. Tretter (knee) and defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (back). However, Cleveland starting defensive end Olivier Vernon (knee) will miss his third straight game. Also inactive for the Browns are wide receiver Taylor Taywan, safety J.T. Hassell, offensive tackle Kendall Lamm, guard Drew Forbes, and tight ends David Njoku and Pharoah Brown.

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BALTIMORE — Baltimore Ravens defensive end Chris Wormley figures he owes some of the glory to genetics. He stands 6 feet, 5 inches, and his height allowed him to deliver a game-altering play during Sunday’s 20-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

But instincts and training helped, too. Wormley lifted his left arm and batted down Jimmy Garoppolo’s pass on a fourth-and-1 Sunday that halted a 49ers drive in Ravens territory with less than seven minutes left in the game.

“I mean, if we’re not getting to the passer or you’re not getting to the quarterback and you see him act like he’s about to start his throwing motion, you kind of put your hands up,” Wormley said.

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Whether natural ability or coaching or individual excellence was at its heart, what’s clear is that Wormley’s deflected pass played a massive role in Baltimore’s franchise-record eighth straight win. The score was tied at 17 when the Ravens made that fourth-down stop. And San Francisco never got the ball back.

Lamar Jackson and the Ravens’ offense took possession and marched down the field on a 12-play, 39-yard drive that ended with Justin Tucker’s game-winning 49-yard field goal on the final snap of regulation.

In any context, Wormley was one of the game’s heroes. He had a half-sack, tied a season-high with four combined tackles and made the deciding play on the Ravens’ final defensive stand.

And when he did, defensive tackle Michael Pierce couldn’t help but rejoice. Wormley plays the five-technique position on the Ravens’ defensive line, and though he’s a fixture on the field, he isn’t often piling up stats or raking attention. Wormley regularly takes on the responsibility of attracting blockers or filling gaps while his teammates make tackles, sacks or strips.

By raising his arm in a pivotal momentum Sunday, Wormley grabbed some of the shine.

“Man, that’s awesome,” Pierce said. “Five-technique linemen do not get a lot of love, all the way back to Lawrence Guy, Brent Urban. It’s a tough position, a thankless position. Kind of like a nose guard in this defense, to be honest with you. So, to see a guy like Chris in the limelight, that’s my boy, for sure.”

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A spat Sunday fixed a lens on how defenders approach the challenge of bringing Lamar Jackson down within the confines of a rulebook designed to protect quarterbacks.

Wormley, a third-round pick of the Ravens in 2017, saw his snap totals dip in recent weeks as the Ravens played with big leads for the majority of victories over the Texans and Rams. Baltimore opted for lineups heavier on pass rushers, and Wormley was on the field for a combined 29 defensive snaps in those two games. He struggled to make a noticeable impact.

Sunday, though, Wormley was on the field when it mattered most and he made a play that carried hefty significance.

“It was a great play,” coach John Harbaugh said. “‘Worm’ did a great job. I tell you what, this kid, this kid works so hard, just every single day. He’s a very serious guy. To make that play, and to see that reward is really good.”

To Wormley, that fourth-down snap was no different than all the others during the course of a game or a career he’s built on steadiness. He was filing his role, trying to push the pocket, when he saw Garoppolo rear his arm back.

Then Wormley did what he was supposed to do — and he launched the Ravens toward a win over another title contender.

“It was just my time, I guess,” Wormley said. “I got a hand up in the throwing lane, and I made the play for the team.”

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The biggest play in the Ravens’ win over the 49ers might’ve been a quarterback sneak.