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Steve Bisciotti sent text to John Harbaugh during win


If you happen to root for the Baltimore Ravens, there were plenty of moments to like about Saturday's outrageous 38-35 double-overtime playoff win over the Denver Broncos. Here's another.

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With Baltimore on the ropes in the fourth quarter, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti texted coach John Harbaugh with words of encouragement.

"I've never texted you during a game," Bisciotti wrote, per the team's official website. "We are down 35-28. And I think it's the best game I've ever seen us (play) in the playoffs since 2000. Win or lose I am so proud of the team and proud of you."

Little did the owner or his coach know what was coming, but it's easy to see why the Ravens are a tight-knit bunch. After the game, Bisciotti's text became the opener to Harbaugh's postgame message to the team.

"That was just something I thought the team needed to hear," Harbaugh later said. "(Bisciotti) is a great leader. The players love him. They love when he's around. He's an inspiration to all of our guys, to me, to this organization, he sets the tone here. It's a great organization because of his vision."

Texting while driving? Bad. Texting while upstaging the Denver Broncos in a wild one? Good.

Follow Marc Sessler on Twitter @MarcSesslerNFL.


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