Justin Tucker signed a four-year extension Wednesday that will keep him with the Baltimore Ravens through the 2023 season, the team announced. [18], In Week 3 of the 2018 season, Tucker made two 50+ yard field goals and three extra points in a 27-14 win over the Denver Broncos, earning him AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. That player is Justin Tucker, Kicker for the Baltimore Ravens. Nonetheless, his two fourth-quarter field goals secured a Ravens victory, earning Tucker his first Super Bowl ring.[9]. Tucker attended the University of Texas and played on the Texas Longhorns football team. He is the most accurate placekicker in NFL history. [6] After impressive showings and accurate field goals during the team's preseason games, Tucker earned the starting job as the Ravens official placekicker upon Cundiff's release from his contract with Baltimore on August 26, 2012. [15] In Week 15 against the Philadelphia Eagles, Tucker tied the NFL single-season record for 10 field goals of more than 50 yards. Justin Tucker proved this back in 2013 with a 61-yard boot against the Detroit Lions—a kick with 43 seconds left to help his Baltimore Ravens win the game, 18-16. [26] On November 3, in a game against the New England Patriots, Tucker missed his first kick of the season and his second extra point of his career. We saw Aaron Rodgers lead the Packers on an unprecedented run where they won the last six games of the season en route to a playoff berth. Ravens rookie kicker has three field goals of 50 yards or higher, a franchise record Justin Tucker rumors, news and videos from the best sources on the web. Ravens and record-setting kicker Justin Tucker have agreed on a four-year extension, running through the 2023 season, the team announced Wednesday. 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Most seasons with 30 made field goals (6). [4] While attending the University of Texas, Tucker majored in Music with a degree path in Recording Technologies. Justin Paul Tucker (born November 21, 1989) is an American football placekicker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). With so much mocking and complaints about NFL kicking this season, give the league’s best his due, too. Tucker broke, tied, or came close to so many NFL records, it is actually a bit ridiculous. [23], On April24, 2019, Tucker signed a four-year, $23.05 million contract extension with $12 million guaranteed, keeping him under contract through the 2023 season. He was also selected as the player of the game along with Jacoby Jones by John Madden. [28], Tucker continued his accurate kicking in 2020, with his first miss not coming until Week 5, when he missed a 61 yard attempt in Week 5 against the Cincinnati Bengals. [35][36] Tucker is also a classically trained bass-baritone, and in the past has been asked by both the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and New York Opera for performances, although was unable to comply. [19] He was later named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for September. Of those seven the most field goals made from over 50 yards was 2, while Justin Tucker kicked an astonishing 10 field goals from that distance, which tied an NFL record. Baltimore's beloved kicker has signed a four-year extension, which will keep him under contract through the 2023 season. Well, that single “miss” came when the Ravens played the Patriots, and Linebacker Shea McClellin blocked Justin Tucker’s kick. There was Matt Ryan, who won the league’s Most Valuable Player award after an amazing statistical season. Most field goals in a single game – 6 vs. [20] On October 21, 2018, Justin Tucker missed his first career extra point attempt against the New Orleans Saints with 24 seconds left in the game, resulting in a 24-23 loss in a game that would have otherwise gone to overtime. Harrison Butker (90.076%), 3. 100 attempts), Most field goals in a single season – 38 (2013, 2016), Most points scored in a single season – 141 (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019). Of course there was also Tom Brady, who set the NFL record for Touchdown-to-Interception ratio (28-2) after being suspended for the first four games of the year, proceeded to lead his team to a Lombardi Trophy in the greatest comeback in Super Bowl (maybe even NFL) history, and won the Super Bowl MVP in the process. In 2011, concluding a rivalry that saw Texas A&M University and the University of Texas square off 118 times over 117 years, he kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired. During the game, Tucker became the first kicker in NFL history to kick a field goal in the 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s in the same game. Fresh off nailing a 69-yard field goal in training camp, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is feeling confident in his leg. [21] In Week 17, Tucker converted all four field goals and two extra point attempts in a 26-24 win over the Cleveland Browns, earning him AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. [7], In his debut season, Tucker proved to be a very accurate kicker, making all 42 of his PAT attempts and missing only three out of his 35 field goals. There was no way for Tucker to kick the ball past McClellin, there was nothing he could have done differently. [25] Therefore, I would put Tucker in the same category as the seven other kickers who had perfect field goal percentages in a single season. Video of Sebastian Janikowski's failed 76-yard attempt in 2008, the longest in NFL history, played to set the stage. Joe Buck absolutely jinxed Justin Tucker while he was kicking this chip-shot field goal. Your email address will not be published. Texas, then ranked No. He was also voted 1st team All-Pro by AP voters. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Lamar Jackson gashes Cowboys defense for the easiest touchdown of his career (Video) by Cole Thompson Joe Buck absolutely jinxed Justin Tucker while he was kicking this chip-shot field goal. [37] In 2015, Tucker was contracted by Royal Farms to sing in their line of commercials. [5], An undrafted free agent in the 2012 NFL Draft, Tucker was not selected by any of the 32 teams. The National Football League was full of absolutely spectacular performances last year, and everyone was talking about them. Chris Boswell (87.879%), 5. [8], During the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVII against the San Francisco 49ers, Tucker failed in converting the first fake field goal attempt in Super Bowl history, coming up just one yard short of the nine needed for the first down. The Ravens still went on to win 37–20. [29] In a thrilling Week 14 Monday Night Football game against the Cleveland Browns, Tucker kicked a game-winning 55 yard field goal with two seconds remaining as the Ravens won 47-42. Baltimore Ravens place kicker Justin Tucker (9) is congratulated by quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) and cornerback Marlon Humphrey (44) after kicking a … Justin Tucker successfully made 38 kicks for the Ravens in 2016. Justin Paul Tucker (born November 21, 1989) is an American football placekicker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). [37] His opera talents also led Tucker through to the finals of the Most Valuable Performer, a talent show featuring talent performances of NFL players, where he won thanks to his rendition of Ave Maria. He was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for November. In an interview with NFL Network Thursday morning, Tucker was asked the longest field goal he'd be willing to try in a game. [14], In Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals, Tucker kicked four field goals, three for over 50 yards in a 19-14 win, earning him AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. His official field goal percentage, for those who had over 20 attempts, was 5% better than the next best. Our Adam Rank takes a look at the six most memorable. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) celebrates after kicking a field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in Cleveland. Despite not kicking over 300+ FGs and only averaging ~20 yards/attempt, Lewis Ward set the record for most consecutive FGs without a miss in pro football at 69! Justin Tucker is the most accurate kicker in NFL history, and Justin Tucker can kick the longest field goal in NFL history. Justin Tucker has only been in the league for five seasons, and may already be considered one of, if not the best place kicker of all time. Of these 7, only two kicked more than 20 field goals, Mike Vanderjagt in 2003, who kicked 37 for the Colts, and Gary Anderson in 1998, who kicked 35 for the Vikings. We’re still kicking it. Shea McClellin, Linebacker, New England Patriots, hurdled over the Baltimore Ravens’ line, blocking Kicker Justin Tucker’s field goal attempt, his only missed field goal of the year. [10] Tucker was elected to his first Pro Bowl to end the 2013 season. How is that possible? Latest on Baltimore Ravens place kicker Justin Tucker including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN Posted by 5 hours ago Despite kicking 300+ FGs over his 9 year career, Justin Tucker has never attempted a FG under 20 yards. He brought his holder, Sam Koch and long snapper, Morgan Cox, to accept the award on screen with him. In comparison to other kickers in 2016, Tucker made 3 more field goals than the next best place kicker. Also, Tucker doesn’t play in a dome, and both Anderson and Vanderjagt played at least half of their games in a dome during their perfect seasons. In 2013, Tucker kicked a franchise record-tying six field goals that were the Ravens' only points in an 18–16 win against the Detroit Lions in an Monday Night Football game at Ford Field in Detroit on December 16, including a personal (and franchise) record 61-yard field goal in the last minute to seal the victory. As a result of his victory, he received a ring and won $50,000 for his charity through the Baltimore School for the Arts. The Ravens posted a video of Justin Tucker’s son practicing his kicking skills, just like dad! That make kept his perfect kicking record intact so far and helped bring his season total to 38 points through four games. [30], Tucker is a devout Catholic and makes the sign of the cross before every kick. At Westlake, he was a teammate of Nick Foles, the current quarterback of the Chicago Bears. He was named to his second Pro Bowl, his first since 2013, as a result of his successful 2016 season and was named First-team All-Pro for the second time in his career. [22] Tucker became the first player in NFL history with six seasons of 30 or more made field goals. Josh Lambo (88.889%), 4. He kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime against the Cincinnati Bengals, letting the Ravens win 20-17. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens. He also completed more field goals from between 40-49 than any of those 7 other kickers as well. Justin Tucker was an NFL record-setter inside of 40, and then Joe Buck jinxed him so badly. He also completed more field goals from between 40-49 than any of those 7 other kickers as well. ... Ravens Fans Blame Announcer Joe Buck For Jinxing Justin Tucker's NFL-Record Streak. Justin Tucker's controversial kick is only one of many strange kicks in Baltimore history. [3] He played in the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Justin Tucker tied NFL record with 10th 50-yard field goal in Ravens' win vs. Philadelphia Eagles ... "The challenge on long field goals is kicking it straight," he said. 25, won 27–25. When it came time for the NFL to name its all-decade team for the 2010s, it was no surprise that the Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker was an unanimous choice. [27] On December 1, in a game against the San Francisco 49ers, he made a 49-yard game winning field goal in the 20–17 victory. [13] Articles, Lists & Predictions on the NFL, WWE & More! Really confident. The Kicking Crown 2020: Comparing the best NFL kickers . With his spectacular performance this season, Justin became the kicker with the highest career field goal percentage in NFL history with an incredible mark of 89.84%. Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is out here kicking 70-yard field goals again. [39], Tucker married Amanda Bass in March 2015. Longest field goal in a domed stadium – 61 yards vs. First NFL kicker to kick a field goal in the 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s in the same game, First NFL kicker to kick three 50+ yard field goals in one half (2016), Most 50+ yard field goals in one game – 3 (2016) (tied), Most 50+ yard field goals in one season – 10 (2016) (tied), Fastest kicker to 1,000 points in NFL History (2019), This page was last edited on 15 December 2020, at 19:28. Tucker's 61-yard field goal also set the NFL record for longest field goal in a domed stadium. On Thanksgiving, Tucker kicked five field goals en route to the Ravens' 22–20 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Of those seven the most field goals made from over 50 yards was 2, while Justin Tucker kicked an astonishing 10 field goals from that distance, which tied an NFL record. However, in this case, Shea McClellin jumped over the Raven’s long snapper and blocked the kick with his entire torso from 2 yards away (as pictured below). YEAR TEAM G 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FGM FG ATT PCT; 2012 Baltimore Ravens 16 0-0 8-8 [17] He was named second-team All-Pro for the 2017 season. Justin Tucker was an NFL record-setter inside of 40, and then Joe Buck jinxed him so […] Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker lined up for a 36-yard field goal Tuesday against the Dallas Cowboys. Created by: Gerrit Coulter. In the 2019 Off-Season, RSR negotiated another record breaking contract for Pro Bowl Kicker, Justin Tucker. 1. Wil Lutz (87.421%), He also made 3 more field goals from 50 or more yards than the second most made by any player, and tied for most field goals from 40-49 yards, although the kicker he tied with had 17 attempts from that distance and only made 14, while Tucker was a perfect 14 for 14. 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He also revealed that he is a licensed real estate agent. He is the most accurate placekicker in NFL history.[1][2]. On January 12, 2013, during the divisional playoff round game against the Denver Broncos, Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal in double overtime to win the game (later known as the Mile High Miracle) and sent the Ravens to the AFC championship for the second consecutive year. Tucker signed a four-year, $16.8 million extension on July 15, 2016. Justin Tucker (90.794%), 2. All of these performances have been written and talked about to no end, but there is one player who had the greatest season in his position’s history, who isn’t getting much publicity. [40] Their first child, Easton, was born on May 10, 2016 and they live in Maryland. Justin Tucker successfully made 38 kicks for the Ravens in 2016. Barring serious injury or a complete mental collapse, Tucker is on his way to becoming a Hall of Fame calibre player. [11], On February 26, 2016, the Ravens placed the franchise tag on Tucker. Despite missing two field goals in Week 2 against the Cleveland Browns, Tucker continued his success as an accurate kicker for the Ravens. First of all, Tucker only missed one field goal attempt, which came without even being off-target. [12] Tucker signed the franchise tender on March 4, 2016, which would pay him $4.5 million. The first year of this series began in 2018, where I broke down the kicking statistics of Justin Tucker, Adam Vinatieri, Dan Bailey and Chris Boswell. [16], In 2017, Tucker converted 34 of 37 field goals and was a perfect 39-for-39 on extra points. Tucker graduated from Westlake High School, in Austin, Texas. Clearly, overall, the average level of difficulty on Tucker’s kicks were far greater than that of any previous kicker who had a 100% field goal percentage. In the following week's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Tucker made three field goals and two extra points en route to another AFC special teams player of the week. A video posted by Justin Tucker (@jtuck9) on Jan 25, 2017 at 11:18am PST (Before you judge him for not using a snapper and a holder, keep in mind that … Justin signed a 4 year extension that ties him to Baltimore through the 2023 season. Justin Tucker: Pos: K, Career: 140 G, 4xAll-Pro(1st), 3xProBowl, Ravens 2012-2020, 2x FGM Leader, born TX 1989 In some circumstances, the kicker can receive some of the blame for a blocked kick, for example, if his kick’s trajectory was too low, and it was blocked at the line. More News Ravens' Justin Tucker: Automatic on Sunday [24] In Week 5 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Tucker hit all four field goals, including a game-tying 48-yarder and a 46-yard game-winner in overtime, earning him AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Justin Tucker #9 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates after making the go-ahead field goal during the fourth quarter of the game against the Cleveland Browns at … He played college football for the University of Texas and was signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2012. One can’t forget the MVP-caliber play of Julio Jones, and the two rookies in Dallas, Ezekiel Elliott, and Dak Prescott. [38] Even more recently, Tucker sang "Ave Maria" for a Catholic Charities benefit concert with the Concert Artists of Baltimore. He played college football for the University of Texas and was signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Enter your email address to follow BLOG of GER and receive notifications of new posts by email. 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