The Baltimore Ravens got an assist from the San Francisco 49ers on their latest touchdown.
Ed Dickson's 14-yard catch was a huge gain for the Ravens as is, bringing them to the San Francisco 15. But the 49ers got 15 more yards out of the play because Donte Whitner hauled Dickson down by his face mask — a big no-no.
Two plays later, Flacco found Dennis Pitta for a 1-yard score that gave Baltimore a 14-3 lead. And the second quarter is only half over.
Oh, more bad news for the Niners? No team has ever trailed by more than 10 and come back to win the Super Bowl.
— Nancy Armour — http://twitter.com/nrarmour
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