It used to be a scenario that the Ravens' defense would relish — a three-point lead to protect, just over two minutes to play and a young quarterback tasked with putting together a lengthy game-saving drive against them.
CANTON, Ohio -- Kicker Shaun Suisham left the Steelers' locker room on crutches after suffering what coach Mike Tomlin termed a ¿potentially significant¿ left knee injury during the preseason loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.
The Ravens entered their bye week in unfamiliar territory under Harbaugh. They are 3-4, the latest that they've had a losing record in Harbaugh's six seasons at the helm. They are also two games behind the first-place Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North.
Following a key turnover by Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Charlie Batch hit tight end Heath Miller to tie the game with 7:24 to go. He then led a late drive that resulted in Shaun Suisham's 42-yard field goal as time expired to give the Steelers a 23-20 victory
The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year didn't return, heading to the locker room for further examination during the final minutes of the Ravens' 23-20 loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium.
After manhandling a soft Raiders front seven, the Ravens' line will be tested by the Steelers' OLB tandem of James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley. Their extensive repertoire of pass-rushing moves is formidable
Taking advantage of the absence of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the unit harassed replacement Byron Leftwich, knocked out running back Isaac Redman (concussion) and kept speedy wide receivers Mike Wallace and Emmanuel Sanders in check to propel the Ravens to a 13-10 victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on Sunday night.
Eight of the past 10 game between these rivals have been decided by a touchdown or less and there's no reason to expect anything different. In a tight game, who would you rather have driving your team down the field for a late score — Flacco or Leftwich?