Harbaugh after Tucker's record-setting game-winner: 'Best kicker in history'
Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh didn't have much to say right after the last-second win other than to remind everyone that Tucker is the greatest kicker of all time.
"Hey, he's the best kicker in history," Harbaugh said postgame, according to Ryan Mink of baltimoreravens.com. "For him to come through like that is just historic.
"Off his foot, my first thought was ... that's got a chance," the coach added. "It got a little supernatural push right there."
Trailing by one point and with no timeouts left, the Ravens started their final drive with 1:04 remaining in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Lamar Jackson set up Tucker's game-winning heroics after converting a fourth-and-19 with a 36-yard completion to Sammy Watkins to place the ball at Detroit's 48-yard line.
Tucker, who missed a 49-yard field-goal attempt in the first quarter Sunday, said after the contest that he came up short on 65-yard kicks during pregame warmups.
"Things like that just don't happen," Harbaugh said, according to reporter Sarah Ellison. "Sometimes the way God works is he makes it clear to us that there can be no other reason for things that happen."
This is the second time Tucker handed the Lions a loss in Detroit with a game-winning 60-plus-yard field goal. He also did it during his sophomore NFL campaign in 2013.
"It's like déjà vu all over again. I love Detroit. I'm thinking about getting a place here," Tucker said.
The four-time Pro Bowler is the only kicker in NFL history to record multiple go-ahead field goals of at least 60 yards in the final minute.
Arizona Cardinals kicker Matt Prater previously held the record for longest field goal made after converting a 64-yard attempt for the Denver Broncos in 2013.