Here's a prime example of why you're told on defense to BAT DOWN THE BALL on a Hail Mary pass. From 51 yards out, Andy Dalton threw up a prayer to a bunch of Bengals receivers and instead of just knocking down the ball, the Ravens kept the pigskin in the air long enough for A.J. Green to catch it in the endzone for the game-tying touchdown.  

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