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Question regarding James Farrior's sack-fumble

I was watching the game Monday morning in my office at work, so the sound was off, and I may have missed the commentators mentioning something about this. When James Farrior strip sacked Joe Flacco, just before the end of regulation, the Ravens recovered the football about 5 yards ahead of where the fumble occurred. It was my understanding that any fumble in the the fourth quarter, or at least the last two minutes, which was recovered by the offense, was to be placed at the spot where the ball was fumbled, unless the player who fumbled recovered it. Yet, Sunday night's game it clearly wasn't. Have I missed something?


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