Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) kicks a field goal alongside punter Sam Koch (4) in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)


Justin Tucker does something no other NFL player has before

Posted December 22nd, 2018


With his second field goal on Saturday night, a 35-yarder in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Chargers, Justin Tucker became the first NFL player to make 30-plus field goals in six seasons.

Tucker made a 24-yard field goal in the first quarter before cementing himself in the record books in the second quarter.

The former Texas kicker opened his NFL career going 30 for 33 for the Ravens in the 2012 season. He was a first-team All-Pro in his second season after making 38 of 41 field-goal attempts. The 38 field goals he made in the 2013 season is a career high he matched in 2016. That year he also earned an honor as a first-team All-Pro as he went 38 for 39. If he had made just one more field goal in 2014, he would have seven straight seasons of making at least 30 field goals.

As it stands, his second-quarter field goal against the Chargers will go down in history.

Here’s another pretty big kick from his past.

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