"Pure hatred." That's how WR Hines Ward describes the relationship between his Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens. Over the past 15 seasons, the rivalry has become one of the biggest, nastiest and most brutal conflicts in professional sports.
Since 2000, the teams share eight division titles and three Lombardi Trophies, and also tremendous animosity for one another. When these two teams collide, it's like a heavyweight title bout. It's about division bragging rights. It's about defense. It's about drama.
It's about dignity. It's always perilous, always personal, and always the main event. The NFL Season: A Biography presented by SAP continues with a round-by-round, blow-by-blow tally of this era's greatest NFL rivalry.