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|A.J. Green's Hail Mary touchdown reception gave the Cincinnati Bengals new life.|
"I was in the right spot at the right time. We talk about that a lot. I was just looking for someone to tap the ball so I could catch it. I stood off to the side and watched. I was thinking about coming back closer to the ball, but I stayed right where I was and the ball found me. It would have been a greater play, though, if we had won."Bengals QB Andy Dalton
"I did see the whole thing happen. I just threw it up and hoped for the best. I know we did a great job tapping the ball into the air, and I saw A.J. Green sitting there waiting for the ball. In that situation, if you can't make the catch you want to, tip it up and keep the play alive. That's something we never practice, but we do talk about it. When I called the play, I just reminded everybody what to do."Ravens S James Ihedigbo, who tipped the ball last
"[Ravens safety, and former Bengal] Jeromy Miles, he's the jumper. He's tall, long. He's supposed to jump up, tip the ball. My job's to be back, almost in the back of the end zone. I saw the ball get caught in the wind, so I knew it was going to hit the end zone. I knew it was going to be short, so I moved up. Bone-head move. I moved up a little bit. I just should have stayed back. It probably would have fell right in my lap. I saw it drifting, tried to slap it to the ground. It went up in the air; easy touchdown."Bengals S George Iloka, who was on the sideline
"We go over that play every Saturday. We don't really throw it, but we just practice what you're supposed to do as a defense and what you're supposed as an offense. When I saw the ball tipped and I saw A.J. near it, I was like, 'He's going to catch it. He just has to out-jump somebody, so he's going to catch it.' What was funny was right before that the [Bengals'] coordinators threw their headsets off and then someone was like, 'He caught it,' and everyone's scrambling. I'm not sure, but I think some of the guys in the [press] box were probably like halfway down. [Laughs] It was crazy. A lot of ups and a lot of downs, just like how the game went."Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden
"[Bengals receiver] Marvin [Jones] did a hell of a job getting in there and jumping up there and tipping it. A.J. kind of got grabbed and the ball just popped up to him. It was a fluke. Unfortunately, that's how we had to score."Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict, who was heading into the locker room
"They were about to take me in and check me for a concussion. I saw it on the big board and I thought, 'Man, that was crazy.' It was like a video game. It was a great throw by Dalton. He threw it to the end zone. It was a great heads-up play by A.J. Green."