The Ravens caused some controversy in this year's season opener when they scored a two-point conversion with a 20-point lead. Some Steelers considered it running up the score, and wide receiver Hines Ward vowed to "remember everything."
The Ravens, though, aren't worried about retaliation. "I never even thought about that," Ravens punter Sam Koch said.
Koch was the one who took the snap (when the Ravens had lined up for the extra point) and ran through a hole on the left side for the two-point conversion, which increased Baltimore's lead to 29-7 less than a minute into the third quarter.
The Ravens insist there was no intention to embarrass the Steelers.
“I heard a couple people saying that we were running up the score,” Koch said. “It would have almost been criminal if we hadn’t run it. There were only three guys over there, and anybody -- including a lineman -- could’ve run through that hole. It was just wide open, so take advantage of the opportunities you have.”