Controversial roughing the passer goes against Ravens in loss to Bills

The penalty helped move the Bills down the field during Buffalo's game-winning drive

Baltimore, Md. (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Bills may very well have completed a game-winning drive regardless, but a fourth quarter roughing the passer call did seem to unfairly go against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

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Following an interception of Lamar Jackson in their own end zone, the Bills marched down the field for a game-winning drive that culminated in a 21-yard field goal by Tyler Bass as time expired.

Earlier in the drive, Brandon Stephens was flagged for a 15-yard roughing the passer penalty on Josh Allen, despite seemingly going out of his way not to land with his body weight on the quarterback. Still, a strong reaction from Allen drew a flag.

Even though this flag seemingly should have been picked up, it would be hard for the Ravens to blame their loss solely on a questionable call. The Ravens led 14-3 after one quarter, and 20-10 at halftime.

Ultimately, the Bills outscored them 13-0 in the second half, securing a win that's likely to impact AFC playoff seeding down the road.

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