Joe Flacco Connects with Jacoby Jones on 56-Yard TD Bomb

Chris RolingFeatured ColumnistFebruary 3, 2013

Joe Flacco found Jacoby Jones for a game-changing touchdown in Super Bowl XLVII.
Joe Flacco found Jacoby Jones for a game-changing touchdown in Super Bowl XLVII.Harry How/Getty Images

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco continued his amazing Super Bowl XLVII performance in the second quarter when he found receiver Jacoby Jones for a 56-yard touchdown:

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:

Ian Rapoport of said exactly what most of us are thinking—the touchdown could be the dagger:

Bleacher Report's Jamal Collier perfectly assessed how Jones made the most of an average throw from Flacco, including dancing into the end zone:

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