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Ravens QB Tyler Huntley Leads Game-Winning Drive In First Start

Nov 21, 2021, 2:26 PM
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Tyler Huntley #2 of the Baltimore Ravens steps back to pass in the game against the Chicago Bears during the third quarter at Soldier Field on November 21, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah Utes and current NFL quarterback Tyler Huntley started for the first time and led the Baltimore Ravens on a game-winning drive in the final minute against the Chicago Bears.

The Bears hosted the Ravens at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, November 21.

Baltimore beat Chicago, 16-13.

Huntley led the Ravens on a game-winning touchdown drive during the final minute of the fourth quarter to earn a victory in his first career start.

Huntley started the game in place of Lamar Jackson, who was inactive for the contest due to illness.

The former Utah quarterback played well throughout the game and rose to the occasion when his team needed it most.

Baltimore played well in the first half and took a 6-0 advantage into the locker room at halftime.

Chicago bounced back in the second half despite losing starting quarterback Justin Fields to an injury.

The Ravens’ offensive line struggled in the second half and Huntley was pressured throughout the final 30 minutes of action. During one second half drive, Huntley was sacked three times.

With 1:41 left in the fourth quarter, the Bears scored a go-ahead touchdown.

Trailing 13-9, Huntley led the Ravens 72 yards down the field in 1:19.

With 22 seconds remaining, Devonta Freeman ran the ball into the end zone to put Baltimore in front for good.

Huntley finished the game 26/36 passing for 219 yards and one interception. He ran the ball seven times for 40 yards. Huntley was sacked six times.

With the win, the Ravens improved to a 7-3 record this season.

Baltimore’s next game is against the vs. the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, November 28 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV.

Kyle Irelandย is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of theย Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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