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Curious call by referee hurts Ravens on first offensive drive

Curious call by referee hurts Ravens on first offensive drive

For the first time all season, the Ravens scored on their first drive. But they needed to settle for a field goal by Justin Tucker rather than a touchdown partly because of a curious call by referee Ronald Torbert.

Before the Ravens' first-and-10 play from the Cardinals 13-yard line, reserve guard John Urschel jogged Torbert's direction and reported himself as an eligible receiver on the play. He made the motion a couple of times and even quarterback Joe Flacco pointed at Urschel to let the referee know that the offensive lineman was eligible.

Flacco threw to Urschel in the left flat and the second-year...

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