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Ravens' John Harbaugh regretted declining Colts’ holding penalty in pivotal fourth quarter

Ravens' John Harbaugh regretted declining Colts’ holding penalty in pivotal fourth quarter

The Ravens’ playoff hopes stay strong after Saturday’s 23-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, but the final score was closer than it could have been.

After quarterback Joe Flacco had found tight end Maxx Williams for a 4-yard touchdown with 8:40 left in the fourth quarter to take a 23-13 lead, the defense stopped Indianapolis running back Frank Gore for no gain on third-and-1 at his own 34-yard line. And offensive lineman Le’Raven Clark was flagged for holding.

But rather than accept the penalty and push the Colts back 10 yards for third-and-11...

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