Sam Koch

Ravens special teams persevered through uneven outing against Colts

Ravens special teams persevered through uneven outing against Colts

The Ravens are accustomed to getting an edge from their special teams. A rare gaffe from that unit nearly cost the team in Saturday’s 23-16 win over the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium.

Nursing a seven-point lead with less than three minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Ravens lined up for a punt from their own 41-yard line. But Indianapolis rookie linebacker Anthony Walker broke through the middle of the Ravens’ front and blocked Sam Koch’s punt, which was recovered by rookie linebacker Tarell Basham at the 27 with 2:36 remaining.

Long snapper Morgan Cox took the...

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