The 66-yard kick surpassed the earlier document for the longest discipline aim set by Matt Prater in 2013 with a 64-yard conversion.
Tucker’s kick sparked wild celebrations from Ravens gamers, as he was mobbed by his teammates.
In pre-game warm-ups, Tucker was unsuccessful from 65 yards. However when it got here right down to crunch time, he defined that he discovered slightly “divinely impressed one thing” to make the game-clinching kick.
“Once you’re that far-off, there is a degree of you need to abandon a certain quantity of your method … to realize slightly energy and use the adrenaline and the sensation of the second to get the ball to go. I hop into it just a bit extra aggressively.”
It capped off a exceptional last sequence for the Ravens, after quarterback Lamar Jackson transformed a fourth-and-19 with a 36-yard go to Sammy Watkins with lower than a minute left and no timeouts remaining to arrange Tucker’s kick.
Lions followers have to be sick of the sight of Tucker by now, as it has been eight years since he hit a 61-yard game-winning discipline aim to beat the identical staff.
Tucker’s NFL-record 66-yard discipline aim on Sunday marks the second time in Lions historical past that they’ve misplaced a recreation on a record-setting discipline aim. On November 8, 1970, New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey made a then-record 63-yarder to beat the Lions in New Orleans.
The document kick sealed an essential victory for the Ravens, as they remained tied with the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns on the high of the AFC North with a document of 2-1.