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Cundiff joins rare company

Cundiff joins rare company

Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff became part of an elite group of kickers when he booted a 51-yard field goal with no time remaining in the second quarter of the team’s eventual 23-20 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Cundiff joined former Steeler Jeff Reed and former San Francisco 49er Joe Nedney as the only players to have kicked field goals over 50 yards at Heinz Field, according to research compiled by Dan Worthington of The Newark Star-Ledger.

Reed, who has kicked two field goals of at least 50 yards, owns the longest field goal made at Heinz Field, a 52-yarder against the Atlanta Falcon on Sept. 12, 2010. But Cundiff’s was arguably the most critical as it gave the...