Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
Tucker connected on the fifth-game winning field goal of his career during a 20-17 overtime win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, a 46-yarder.Since missing two field goals against the Cleveland Browns, Tucker has been successful on 16 straight field-goal attempts.
For the season, Tucker has made 18 of 20.
In two NFL seasons, the former Texas kicker has converted 48 of 53 field-goal attempts for a 90.6 percentage.
On Monday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged that it's rare for a young kicker to be so poised in pressure situations.
"I would have to say yes," Harbaugh said. "You guys have watched kickers; you have watched these guys. Everybody can make that evaluation. He’s special that way.”