Baltimore Ravens Legends: Top 5 Ed Reed Moments
2. The Most Special Block Punt Ever
The Baltimore Ravens faced a 17 point deficit to the Seattle Seahawks in 2003. Reed sparked one of the most amazing comebacks in NFL history, when he blocked a Seahawks punt and scored a touchdown. One thing that people have to know about Reed was he always came up with the timely plays. When the Ravens needed him the most, he delivered.
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Reed came flying off the line of scrimmage and dove in front of the punt. He chased the football to the end zone, and scored a touchdown. The entire team came to life. That’s the value of a player like Reed. He made plays that lifted the entire team, that sparked great accomplishments.
On this play, Reed started a 17 point comeback. This was another Reed moment I was lucky enough to see live at M&T Bank Stadium. I was just 13 years old and my Dad saw the game as a lost cause. I was hesitant to leave, Reed kept us glued to the action. Just when it looked like a miserable ending to an eventful game, it turned into one of my most cherished Ravens memories. It’s moments like this that I love football for. For me this was the epitome of a perfect day.
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