The connection gave the Ravens a 21-3 lead over the San Francisco 49ers. It was merely business as usual for Flacco, who in one half of play has now put up an epic performance by completing 13 of his 20 attempts for 192 yards and three touchdowns.
As usual, Twitter erupted with instant reaction to the game-changing play. Brian Billick was first to react, exposing 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver for his bad coverage on the play.
Bad film prep by #49ers Culliver...when's last time Jacoby Jones caught dig route over middle? No need to bite on double move, stay deep!
— Brian Billick (@CoachBillick) February 4, 2013
Tim Brando was next, as his prediction of Jacoby Jones' big day was correct in a big way:
I said all week Jacoby Jones will have an impact. Something GREAT, or something BAD! Guess we know now.
— Tim Brando (@TimBrando) February 4, 2013
Ian Rapoport of NFL.com said exactly what most of us are thinking—the touchdown could be the dagger:
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 4, 2013
Bleacher Report's Jamal Collier perfectly assessed how Jones made the most of an average throw from Flacco, including dancing into the end zone:
— Jamal Collier (@StatManJ) February 4, 2013
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