The Ravens registered their 11th blocked kick since 2014 – an NFL high – when nose tackle Brandon Williams knocked down Jets kicker Nick Folk's 51-yard field-goal attempt with 3:04 left in the fourth quarter.
Williams admitted that his first block as a Raven was driven by rage while also crediting defensive end Lawrence Guy with calling an audible just before the field goal block team lined up.
"I was just pissed off and wanted to block the field goal," Williams said of his play, which kept the Ravens within reach of the Jets. "Usually, L.G. lines up at the nose and he switched over. I guess, something he game-planned or thought up in his head, which was great. I just ran through, hit the guard and threw my hands up and blocked it. I guess [Guy] figured they were going to come down on him, so he moved out to get in a better position."
Asked if the kick was low, the 6-foot-1, 340-pound Williams replied, "It seemed pretty low, but I have pretty long arms."
Even though New York came away with the win, coach Todd Bowles was displeased with the blocking up front that did not prevent Williams from blocking the kick.
"They blocked it, and I wasn't happy," he said after the game. "I have to see the film and see what happened – whether they made a good play or the kick was low. I haven't seen the film yet."