Ravens



Steve Smith 89 Percent Sure He’s Retiring For Real This Time

It’s a bit of old news at this point, but earlier in the week, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith confirmed that he is planning on retiring, quipping that he is 89 percent certain of it—a reference both to the fact that he had already planned to retire after last…





Terrell Suggs Incensed Over Suggestion That He Might Consider Retiring

I went ahead and looked. Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs played 67 of 87 defensive snaps for the team on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, so he wasn’t actually a no-show. He just didn’t show up—at all—on the stat sheet. The 34-year-old former Defensive Player of the Year failed…


Steelers Defense Failed Late Where They Excelled Last Week

Over the course of the past two games, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive and defensive units have had to collude to mount an impressive second-half comeback. Last week against the Bengals, facing a 20-9 halftime deficit, the defense pitched a shutout as the offense added a trio of field goals and,…


Red-Zone Defense Kept Steelers In Game Despite Late Lapse

In a game that featured a litany of peaks and valleys, it was difficult at any point of Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens to get a true read on how things would ultimately play out. Ironically, not even one of the best measures—red-zone efficiency—was able…



2016 South Side: Who Will Get To Rest For Season Finale?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Steelers Secure AFC North, No. 3 Seed With Sixth Consecutive Win

In the wake of yesterday’s game, the Pittsburgh Steelers successfully rode a six-game winning streak to secure a huge win over their chief rivals, the Baltimore Ravens. In doing so, they secured their third consecutive trip to the postseason, which is a feat that had not been done in Pittsburgh…


Steelers Pay Ravens Back With Scrooge-Worthy Christmas Elimination

Over the course of the past couple of seasons, the Baltimore Ravens seemed equipped to capitalize on every opportunity presented to them to add to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ grief. Not only did they knock the Steelers out of the playoffs in the 2014 season, they beat Pittsburgh twice a year…


Big Ben’s Big Fourth Quarter Salvages Two-Pick Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this game understanding exactly what was on the line. While a loss would not end their season just yet, a victory would secure their playoff future with a division title, with a home game included in that mix. And the Steelers have generally been a better…