Ravens-Steelers quicktake

It was over when ...

On NFL Replay
NFL Replay will re-air the Pittsburgh Steelers' 23-20 win over the Baltimore  Ravens on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 9:30 p.m. ET.

Ravens CB Frank Walker was called for an illegal contact penalty with Pittsburgh facing a third-and-11 at its own 41-yard line with two minutes remaining. On the play, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger scrambled out of the pocket and threw an interception to Baltimore FS Tom Zbikowski. But it was negated by the penalty and resulted in an automatic first down for Pittsburgh, leaving the Ravens unable to stop the clock without timeouts.

Game ball

Steelers OLB Lamar Woodley came up huge in crunch time. Woodley, who finished with seven tackles, sacked Ravens QB Joe Flacoo on third and fourth down during Baltimore's final drive of the fourth quarter. His second sack resulted in a forced fumble that was recovered by Pittsburgh with 2:27 remaining. Woodley now has 11.5 sacks on the season and 9.5 in his last seven games.

Key Stat

Baltimore shot itself in the foot by committing 11 penalties for 113 yards. In addition to Walker's illegal contact, which ultimately ended the game, two of the Ravens' penalties negated would-be touchdowns.

Noteworthy

Roethlisberger became the first Steelers QB in franchise history to eclipse 4,000 passing yards (4,108). ... The Ravens have lost nine of their last 10 games in Pittsburgh. ... Steelers WR Santonio Holmes (five catches for 86 yards and TD) has a eight receiving TDs in his last seven games vs. Baltimore. ... Ravens RB Ray Rice rushed for 141 yards, becoming the first player in 32 games to eclipse 100 against the Steelers' defense.

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.
Gamepass_vert_web_r

See all the Action

Replay every game all season.