Andre Holmes

Ravens hold on for 31-29 win over Cowboys

Ravens hold on for 31-29 win over Cowboys

In the final frantic two minutes, Ravens players hobbled on and off the field, some occupying roles that they had never before been asked to fill. By necessity, Dean Pees sent in defensive packages that the Ravens hadn’t even practiced, all while a once seemingly-comfortable lead and the NFL’s longest home winning streak hung in the balance.

The Dallas Cowboys, who had possession pretty much all afternoon, had two chances in the game’s final 36 seconds today to either beat the Ravens or at the very least, send the game into overtime.

The first one slipped through Dez Bryant’s fingers, the wide receiver failing to hold on to Tony Romo’s two-point conversion pass attempt which...