Top 25 Baltimore Sun sports stories for 2011
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No. 1( Baltimore Sun photo by Gene Sweeney Jr. / January 15, 2011 )
Bitter defeat -- Ravens fall to Steelers again
14-point lead at halftime not enough in another excruciating loss to Pittsburgh
By Jamison Hensley -- Jan. 15, 2011
PITTSBURGH -- In a rivalry defined by the big hits, it was the Ravens who knocked themselves out of their Super Bowl run.
A crushing third-down play in the fourth quarter and three third-quarter turnovers in their territory led to the Ravens' 31-24 self-destructing loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in an AFC divisional playoff game at a boisterous Heinz Field.
"We don't feel good about this one," said quarterback Joe Flacco, who finished 16-for-30 for 125 yards. "When you look at those turnovers and then you could look at it and say we beat ourselves."
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