Andy Dalton

Nine months later, most recent game against Steelers still on minds of proud Ravens defense

Nine months later, most recent game against Steelers still on minds of proud Ravens defense

Nine months later, the play remains ingrained in the minds of the Ravens’ returning defensive players. Even for guys such as safety Eric Weddle, who vowed not to watch it again because living it was painful enough, it’s been unavoidable.

Antonio Brown’s 4-yard touchdown reception with nine seconds remaining on Christmas Day secured the AFC North title for the Pittsburgh Steelers and eliminated the Ravens from postseason contention. Surrounded by four defenders and in the grasp of Weddle, Brown extended the ball into the end zone, giving the NFL one of its indelible images from the 2016 season.

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