PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 06: Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with fans following their win against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the game on November 6, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Ravens Upset Rival Steelers With Last-Second Touchdown, 23-20

Two AFC North rivals clashed in primetime as the Ravens were able to defeat the Steelers in the battle to be the lead dog of the division.

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Ravens Vs. Steelers Final Score: Torrey Smith Redeems Himself In Victory

This week's Sunday Night Football game looked like it might be yet another primetime stinker after the first half submitted by the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens resulted in a 9-6 score highlighted by a trio of Billy Cundiff field goals. The second half was much more exciting, however, as the hard hitting from the first half was supplemented by Joe Flacco finding Torrey Smith in the end zone to give the away team the victory.

The Ravens looked like they might not be able to lead the late comeback when a sure touchdown to Smith on a long bomb from Joe Flacco went right through the rookie receiver's hands.

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Smith redeemed himself just a little while later though, hauling in a 26-yard touchdown pass -- despite pass interference -- to cap off a five-reception, 71-yard night and secure a rare Ravens victory in Pittsburgh.


The Ravens were bit by a bit of bad luck early as Ray Rice took the game's opening play 76 yards to the end zone before the run was called back due to a holding penalty on Smith. Rice seemingly scored later on in the drive, too, but the officials blew the whistle due to forward progress before the Ravens eventually settled for a chip-shot field goal

Rice would eventually find the end zone in the fourth quarter as he finished the game with 18 carries for 43 yards to go with 53 yards on five receptions in the passing game while Flacco ended up with 300 yards on 47 attempts with his lone touchdown pass being the game-winner.

Roethlisberger was anything but excellent as his final line showed he completed 19 of his 35 passing attempts for 310 yards, including a touchdown and an interception, but the veteran quarterback came up in the clutch when he was needed. Down 16-13 on third-and-five from the Ravens 25-yard line, Roethlisberger scrambled until he was able to find two wide receivers open in the end zone as Mike Wallace picked off a pass that looked like it was intended for teammate Antonio Brown.

The Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals next weekend in Ohio while the Ravens will look to get back in the win column when they go on the road to face the Seattle Seahawks.

For more on this potentially epic game, check out Baltimore Beatdown for the Ravens' view on things, and head Behind the Steel Curtain for more on the Steelers. For more updates on this game, be sure to stay tuned to the Sunday Night Football StoryStream.

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VIDEO: Ben Roethlisberger Touchdown Pass Intended For Antonio Brown Caught By Mike Wallace

The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't take their first lead of the Sunday Night Football games against the Baltimore Ravens until just five minutes were left in the fourth quarter, but the wait was worth it according to the video evidence. Ben Roethlisberger completed a 25-yard pass to Mike Wallace despite Antonio Brown being the intended receiving target.

Roethlisberger created something out of nothing, as he occasionally does, scrambling until his wide receivers were able to shake their defenders and get open. The Steelers quarterback got lucky and had two wide receivers open when he was done scrambling, too, as the pass that looked like it was intended for Brown was picked off by Wallace for the touchdown.

It sounds confusing, but watching the video below should make the above paragraphs make sense.


The Steeleers now lead 20-16 with about four and a half minutes left on the game clock.

For more on this potentially epic game, check out Baltimore Beatdown for the Ravens' view on things, and head Behind the Steel Curtain for more on the Steelers. For more updates on this game, be sure to stay tuned to the Sunday Night Football StoryStream.

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Ravens Vs. Steelers Score: Rashard Mendenhall Run Brings Pittsburgh Within Field Goal

The Pittsburgh Steelers were unable to score more than a pair of field goals in the first half of their game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night Football, but it seems both teams decided to focus more on the offensive side of the ball in the second half. After Ray Rice scored the Ravens' first touchdown of the game, Rashard Mendenhall and the Steelers answered with a touchdowns of their own.

Mendenhall finished off a quick six play drive with a scamper over the right side of the line from just one yard out after a Ben Roethlisberger scramble nearly put a Pittsburgh touchdown on the board the previous play. Mendenhall hasn't had an amazing game with just 10 carries for 37 yards, but the touchdown when it matters is certainly important.

The touchdown was set up, by the way, with a fancy catch from wide receiver Antonio Brown.

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For more on this potentially epic game, check out Baltimore Beatdown for the Ravens' view on things, and head Behind the Steel Curtain for more on the Steelers. For more updates on this game, be sure to stay tuned to the Sunday Night Football StoryStream.

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Steelers Vs. Ravens Score: Terrell Suggs Interception Sets Up Ray Rice Touchdown

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens did not earn the NFL any new football fans in their first half of primetime on Sunday Night Football, but the second half seems to be off to a better start. The Ravens have opened up 16-6 lead on a Ray Rice touchdown run set up by an interception from Ball So Hard University's Terrell Suggs.

Rice opened the game with a 76-yard touchdown run that was called back due to a holding penalty and then later had what looked to be a touchdown nullified because the officials blew their whistle due to forward progress. The diminutive running back finally found his way to the end zone officially in the third quarter, though, on a short run set up by an interception from Suggs.

The scoring run from Rice wasn't all that interesting, but his shake and stiff arm of Troy Polamalu should suffice for those looking for a highlight of his:

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For more on this potentially epic game, check out Baltimore Beatdown for the Ravens' view on things, and head Behind the Steel Curtain for more on the Steelers. For more updates on this game, be sure to stay tuned to the Sunday Night Football StoryStream.

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Ravens Vs. Steelers Halftime Score: Billy Cundiff Leads Ravens To Lead

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens are engaged in what can best be described as a defensive battle on Sunday Night Football. That or a War of Attrition, maybe, as the two teams were tied at six points apiece before Billy Cundiff hit his third kick of the game to give Baltimore a 9-6 lead on the score board at halftime.

The game has involved as many hard hits, the majority of which were probably illegal, as the two AFC North rivals obviously aren't fans of each other. The Hines Ward injury seems to be the only major issue that has been caused by the hits as of halftime, but there's a good chance worse things are on their way in the second half.

The only highlight worthy play that didn't involve some sort of hemet-to-helmet hit -- aside from the 76-yard run from Ray Rice on the first play of the game that was later called back due to a holding penalty -- came on a spectacular catch from Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, as shown below.

There haven't been any turnovers as of yet, so while neither team has a made a major mistake, neither team has looked great either. Ben Roethlisberger has completed seven of his 15 passisng attempts for 115 yards while Joe Flacco has completed 10 of his 19 passing attempts for 130 yards.

For more on this potentially epic game, check out Baltimore Beatdown for the Ravens' view on things, and head Behind the Steel Curtain for more on the Steelers. For more updates on this game, be sure to stay tuned to the Sunday Night Football StoryStream.

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Hines Ward Injury: Concussion Likely After Ray Lewis Hit

Hines Ward suffered what looked to be a head injury, probably a concussion, during the Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night Football. Ward was attempting to make a catch over the middle before Ray Lewis hit him from behind, jarring his helmet as he lost control of the football.

Ward looked like he made the catch on a third-and-seven pass from Ben Roethlisberger, but was hit in the helmet by Lewis and then safety Bernard Pollard seemed to know the football out of his hands to cause the catch to be called incomplete upon review.

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The picture above, uploaded by the Sunday Night Football Twitter account, shows Ward being escorted off the field with the help of the Steelers coaching staff, but the wide receiver certainly didn't look like he would be returning anytime soon. An official update on his status has not yet been reported, but he is on the sideline without his helmet after talking to trainers.

For more on this potentially epic game, check out Baltimore Beatdown for the Ravens' view on things, and head Behind the Steel Curtain for more on the Steelers. For more updates on this game, be sure to stay tuned to the Sunday Night Football StoryStream.

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Ravens Vs. Steelers Score: Two Ray Rice Touchdowns Nullified; Force Baltimore To Settle For Field Goal

The Baltimore Ravens are facing the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football this week. After an early Ray Rice touchdown was called back due to holding, the away team was able to get on the score board with a Billy Cundiff field goal after the referees negated what looked to be a second touchdown run by the diminutive running back when they blew the whistle due to lack of forward progress before he eventually ended up in the end zone.

Rice was officially credited with just four rushes for 12 yards after his 76-yard run on the first play of the game was called back due to a holding penalty on wide receiver Torrey Smith.

Baltimore was eventually able to make it down the field when Smith drew a pass interference penalty in the end zone, but the Ravens were only able to come out of their first drive with a field goal.

For more on this potentially epic game, check out Baltimore Beatdown for the Ravens' view on things, and head Behind the Steel Curtain for more on the Steelers. For more updates on this game, be sure to stay tuned to the Sunday Night Football StoryStream.

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