The Baltimore Sun staff picks Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick NFL games (not against the spread). Jamison Hensley Ravens writer Steelers, 23-13
The Ravens are too banged up for this heavyweight fight.
David Steele Sports columnist Ravens, 20-17
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.
Edward Lee Ravens writer Steelers, 24-17
Kerry Collins gave the Steelers a blueprint on how to make yards against the Ravens' defense.
Peter Schmuck Sports columnist Ravens, 16-13
This comes down to karma. The Steelers got the last break in each of the two regular-season games. The Ravens are due for a little celestial payback.
Ken Murray NFL writer Steelers, 24-20
The Steelers made Joe Flacco look like a rookie last time out.
Mike Preston Sports columnist Ravens, 14-10
Logic suggests a Steelers victory, but there has been nothing logical about the 2008 season.
Rick Maese Sports columnist Ravens, 19-13
The Ravens have won two playoff games and still haven't played as full a game on both sides of the ball as they are capable of.