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Friday, December 6, 2013
Wake-up caw: Tucker remains pitch perfect

By Jamison Hensley

When Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker isn't extending the NFL's longest current field goal streak, he can also sing opera in four different languages.

"He's good at both," holder Sam Koch told The Associated Press."He's right at the top of his game kicking, and he's by far the best opera singer I've ever heard in person."

A music major at Texas, Tucker knew his future was in football. He certainly has solidified himself in his second season. He has made 27 field goals in a row (the next longest right now is 17), and his 29 field goals lead the league.

"Usually I'm running off to the sideline pretty (ticked) off that we didn't score a touchdown," quarterback Joe Flacco said. "But when you're sitting in the locker room and you have that feeling of victory, you look back and say, 'Man, it's pretty awesome to have a guy like that.'"

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