Devin Duvernay scored his first offensive NFL landing on Sunday evening, and the second-year Ravens receiver scored it in wild style.
With Baltimore down 7-0 within the first quarter, quarterback Lamar Jackson handed the ball off to Ravens operating again Ty’Son Williams, who caught a seam on the left aspect of the offensive line and seemed like he was on his strategy to a landing run.
However, on the 1-yard line, Williams misplaced the soccer as a consequence of a collision with Chiefs security Mike Hughes.
That’s the place issues Duvernay’s timing turned out to be excellent.
The ball sailed into the air and Duvernay simply occurred to be standing on the 2-yard line. The ball flew proper into Duvernay’s palms, and he lunged over the objective line for the landing to assist the Ravens tie the sport.
Duvernay, chosen within the third spherical of the NFL Draft in 2020, was truly listed as questionable going into Sunday’s recreation. As a substitute, he performed and had a hand in conserving the Ravens within the recreation.
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Duvernay scored his first NFL landing final 12 months in opposition to, oddly sufficient, the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, when he returned a 93-yard kickoff for a landing on Monday Night time Soccer.
As a rookie, Duvernay performed in all 16 video games and made three begins. He caught 20 passes for 201 yards and rushed 4 instances for 70 yards. Within the Ravens’ season opener in opposition to the Las Vegas Raiders, he caught one cross for six yards.
The Ravens drafted a productive Longhorns receiver, who in 2019 had an unlimited senior 12 months as he caught 106 passes for 1,3867 yards and 9 touchdowns, all of which had been profession highs. For his Texas profession, he caught 176 passes for two,468 yards and 16 touchdowns.
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