Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio was still fuming on Monday over the Baltimore Ravens’ decision to run a play rather than taking a knee at the end of their game on Sunday, but John Harbaugh clearly does not regret it.
The Ravens were leading 23-7 when they got possession with just three seconds remaining in the game. Everyone expected Lamar Jackson to take a knee, but Harbaugh called a rushing play instead. Jackson picked up five yards, which allowed the Ravens to tie the NFL record for most consecutive games with 100 or more yards rushing as a team.
Fangio and the Broncos’ sideline were furious. A sideline video showed Fangio and other members of the team cursing as Jackson ran the ball. On Monday, Fangio said he was not surprised by what the Ravens did because “player safety is secondary” to them. Beware that the video below contains a curse word: