FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — While Lee Evans awaits another opportunity in the NFL, he’ll be rooting for the Baltimore Ravens in Sunday’s AFC championship rematch with New England.
The wide receiver who couldn’t hold onto a pass in the end zone a year ago — which likely would have sent the Ravens into the Super Bowl — has no regrets. Except, maybe, that he’s not part of the Ravens this time around.
Evans says in an email that he “wishes he made the touchdown catch, but is thankful for the overall journey. You play the game to win and celebrate the joy with your teammates.”
With 27 seconds to go, Joe Flacco connected with Evans in the deep right corner of the end zone, but Sterling Moore knocked the ball to the ground.
Soon after, Billy Cundiff missed a 32-yard field goal that would have forced overtime.
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