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Ravens' Harbaugh says punt ruled touchback was ‘greatest punt in the history of football’

Ravens' Harbaugh says punt ruled touchback was ‘greatest punt in the history of football’

Sam Koch tied a career high with five punts inside the 20 in the Ravens’ 23-0 throttling of the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. His coach thinks an errant officiating determination cost Koch a sixth.

On fourth-and-11 from the Ravens’ 48-yard line in the third quarter, Koch launched a punt that landed at the Packers’ 1. Maurice Canady and rookie Tyus Bowser dived to prevent the ball from bouncing into the end zone before another teammate corralled the ball just short of the goal line.

But officials ruled that the punt was a touchback, and a Ravens challenge was denied. On Monday, coach John Harbaugh said he did...

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