Quick Take: steelers-ravens

It was over when ...

Ravens WR Mark Clayton burned the Steelers for a season-high 129 yards on seven receptions.

(Nick Wass / Associated Press)

Ravens LB Paul Kruger intercepted Dennis Dixon's pass on Pittsburgh's second drive in overtime and returned it 26 yards to the Steelers' 28. Six plays later, Billy Cundiff nailed a 29-yard field goal for the win.

Game ball

Ravens RB Ray Rice, who came into the game ranked third in the league in yards from scrimmage, racked up 155 yards against the Steelers. In the fourth quarter, Rice's 44-yard reception over the middle on fourth-and-5 set up Baltimore's game-tying field goal.

Key Stat

The Steelers brought down Joe Flacco five times and forced three fumbles, while the Ravens were unable to rattle rookie QB Dennis Dixon for most of the game. Baltimore's lone takeaway in overtime proved to be the difference.


With Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger still recovering from a concussion, Dixon made the first start of his career. ... Four of the Steelers' five losses this season came after having a fourth-quarter lead. ... Santonio Holmes has a TD in six straight games against the Ravens, including the playoffs. ...

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