Baltimore County

Deshea Townsend

Game 15: Mistakes haunt Ravens in loss to Steelers

The Ravens should have been celebrating a trip to the playoffs at Heinz Field. But like most celebrations for the Ravens on Sunday - especially the ones in the end zone - they simply weren't meant to be.

Mistakes negated three touchdowns in the second half as the Ravens imploded in a 23-20 loss to the rival Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Ravens (8-7), who can still clinch the playoffs by winning at Oakland in the regular-season finale, could have forgone next week's drama. With the Jacksonville Jaguars and Denver Broncos losing, the Ravens would have secured a postseason berth with a win. But they couldn't hold up their end of the bargain in one of the most exasperating halves of...