The Ravens are too banged-up for this heavyweight fight.
Since the two near-misses against Pittsburgh, the Ravens have improved on both sides of the ball. And this time, destiny and luck will be on their side.
Kerry Collins gave the Steelers a blueprint for gaining yards against the Ravens' defense.
This comes down to karma. The Steelers got the last break in each of the two regular-season games. The Ravens are due for celestial payback.
The Steelers made Joe Flacco look like a rookie last time out.
Logic suggests a Steelers victory, but there has been nothing logical about the 2008 season.
The Ravens have won two playoff games and still haven't played as complete a game on both sides of the ball as they are capable of.