DETROIT — Justin Tucker's powerful leg kicked the Super Bowl champions into playoff gear.
Tucker made six field goals, including a franchise-record 61-yarder with 38 seconds left that lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions in a Monday night matchup with major postseason implications.
Ravens Coach John Harbaugh chose to let Tucker try the longest kick of his career — by five yards — instead of going for it on fourth and eight from the Detroit 43.
“If they send me out there, they have reason to,” Tucker said. “It's because they think I can make the kick.”
Rookie safety Matt Elam secured the victory with an interception — Matthew Stafford's...