Ben Roethlisberger threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Redman with 2:51 left after Troy Polamalu forced a fumble with a sack of Joe Flacco, and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 13-10 on Sunday night to gain sole possession of first place in the AFC North.
The Baltimore Ravens took care of business in workmanlike fashion against a team they hadn't played in years.
Joe Flacco threw for 301 yards and a touchdown, Baltimore's defense returned consecutive interceptions for TDs in the fourth quarter, and the Ravens beat Brian St. Pierre and the Carolina Panthers 37-13 on Sunday.
Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco just can't get away from each other.
AFC vs. NFC. First place vs. first place. Talented offense vs. bruising defense.
Once or twice a season, NFL Network gets a matchup worth, well, worth searching for a TV system that gets NFL Network.
Ray Rice ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens frustrated Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton in a 31-17 victory Sunday.
The last seconds of Baltimore's win against Pittsburgh is a microcosm of how the Ravens have played this season.
Joe Flacco withstood Pittsburgh's goal-line stand and go-ahead touchdown in the closing minutes to throw an 18-yard scoring pass to T.J. Houshmandzadeh with 32 seconds remaining, and the Baltimore Ravens made certain the Steelers wouldn't go unbeaten without Ben Roethlisberger by winning 17-14 Sunday.