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ricardisimo
11-17-2012, 10:44 PM
Steelers host Ravens at Heinz Field



Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) vs. Baltimore Ravens (7-2)
Date: Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012
Kickoff: 8:20 p.m., ET
Site: Heinz Field (65,500) • Pittsburgh, Pa.
Playing Surface: Natural Grass
TV Coverage: NBC (WPXI-TV, locally channel 11)
Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play)Cris Collinsworth (analyst)Michele Tafoya (sideline)
Local Radio: Steelers Radio NetworkWDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)
Announcers: Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play)Tunch Ilkin (analyst)Craig Wolfley (sideline)
National Radio: Dial Global Radio Sports
Announcers: Dave Sims (play-by-play)James Lofton (analyst)Rod Woodson (sideline)Spanish Radio: Grupo Imagen - Destrito Federal (Mexico City)XEDA-FM 90.5

Steelers notes for Ravens game (http://blog.steelers.com/2012/11/13/steelers-notes-for-ravens-game/)

THE COACHES

Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin
Overall regular-season record: 61-28 (.685)/sixth seasonRegular-season record at Pittsburgh: 61-28 (.685)/sixth seasonPlayoff Record/Years: 5-3/four years

Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh
Overall regular-season record: 51-22 (.699)/fifth seasonRegular-season record at Baltimore: 51-22 (.699)/fifth seasonPlayoff Record/Years: 5-4/four years

Series History: Series began in 1996Overall: Steelers lead 18-14At Pittsburgh: Steelers lead 10-6At Baltimore: Tied at 8-8Neutral Sites: n/aLast Regular-Season Meeting: Nov. 6, 2011 (in Pittsburgh)Baltimore 23, Pittsburgh 20Postseason Series: Pittsburgh leads 3-0Last Postseason Meeting: Jan. 15, 2011 (in Pittsburgh)
Pittsburgh 31, Baltimore 24 (AFC Divisional Playoff)(postseason record not included in overall series record)This season marks the 17th consecutive year that these twofranchises will play each other in the regular season…this is thethird straight season that one of their matchups has been shownon Sunday Night Football...during that time, these clubs havefaced off at least twice every season during the regular seasonand met three times in the postseason…in the 16 years theseteams have been playing, Pittsburgh has won the first meeting ofthe season 10 times, en route to five regular-season sweeps…the2011 season was the first time Baltimore swept the regular-seasonseries since they won twice in 2006…Pittsburgh is looking toavoid losing three straight regular-season games to the Ravensfor the first time since the second game of 2005 and the 2006series installment…since the Steelers won four straight regularseason games in the series between 2001 and 2003, neitherteam has managed to win more than three games in a row duringthe regular season…Pittsburgh is 8-3 at Heinz Field againstBaltimore in the regular season.

STEELERS-RAVENS CONNECTIONS

LOCAL CONNECTIONS
• Ravens QB Joe Flacco played for the University of Pittsburghfrom 2003-2004 before transferring to the University of Delaware.• Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh coached tight ends for theUniversity of Pittsburgh in 1987.• Ravens secondary coach Teryl Austin was born in Sharon, Pa.,and played collegiately at the University of Pittsburgh from 1984-1987.• Ravens wide receivers coach Jim Hostler was born in Pittsburghand played collegiately for Indiana (Pa.) from 1986-1989. Hecoached at his alma mater from 1990-1992 and 1994-1999 andalso at nearby Juniata (Pa.) in 1993.• Ravens C/G Gino Gradkowski is a native of Pittsburgh and agraduate of Seton-LaSalle High School.

PRO CONNECTIONS
• Steelers LB <nobr>James Harrison (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/james-harrison/f955db12-de79-47a3-9c61-d50c2583d49b/)</nobr> spent time on the Ravens’ practicesquad early in his career before being added to the Steelers’active roster.• Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake played for theRavens in his final season in 2001.• Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin was the defensive coordinatorfor the Minnesota Vikings in 2006 when Ravens OT Bryant McKinnie and C Matt Birk played for the Vikings. Tomlin alsospent time on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coaching staff and in2001 he and Ravens’ quarterbacks coach Jim Caldwell were onthe staff together in Tampa.• Steelers defensive assistant Jerry Olsavsky played his finalNFL season with the Ravens in 1998.• Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler and Ravens specialteams coordinator/asst. head coach Jerry Rosburg were on theCleveland Browns’ coaching staff together from 2001-2002.
• Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley and Ravens WR Anquan Boldin both held the same roles with the Arizona Cardinalsfrom 2007-2008. Also, Steelers LB <nobr>Brandon Johnson (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/brandon-johnson/5e807cf5-e741-473d-bfda-caacc5f155d8/)</nobr> and Boldinwere teammates with the Cardinals from 2006-2007.• Steelers offensive line coach Sean Kugler and Ravens runningbacks coach Wilbert Montgomery both held the same positionson the Detroit Lions coaching staff in 2007.• Steelers WR <nobr>Jerricho Cotchery (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/jerricho-cotchery/915e6a52-d1db-4618-975a-8a098e1d0d82/)</nobr> and Ravens SS James Ihedigbo were teammates with the New York Jets from 2008-2010.
• Steelers LB Brandon Johnson and Ravens G Bobbie Williams were teammates with the Cincinnati Bengals from 2008-2011.COLLEGE CONNECTIONS
• Steelers RB <nobr>Jonathan Dwyer (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/jonathan-dwyer/5bfae686-9098-4bb3-85aa-bfd8c720d223/)</nobr> and Ravens RB Anthony Allen were teammates at Georgia Tech from 2008-2009.• Steelers LB James Harrison played for the Kent State GoldenFlashes from 1999-2001 when Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees was the head coach of the Golden Flashes.• Steelers assistant head coach/defensive line John Mitchell wasthe defensive line coach for the Alabama Crimson Tide from 1974-1976 when Ravens general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome played for the Crimson Tide.• Steelers WR <nobr>Mike Wallace (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/mike-wallace/304eecdf-1b60-4dc4-9cd8-7808d9f5c97a/)</nobr> and Ravens OT Michael Oher wereteammates at the University of Mississippi from 2005-2008.• Steelers C <nobr>Maurkice Pouncey (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/maurkice-pouncey/9d33439a-ec2b-4a65-a2a2-0b63719b0604/)</nobr>, OT <nobr>Marcus Gilbert (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/marcus-gilbert/c8a0688d-c9d4-49c0-9e91-3ea1e40ddde1/)</nobr> and RB <nobr>Chris Rainey (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/chris-rainey/865dc012-8a62-44c7-9557-384ed26dd778/)</nobr> were teammates with Ravens WR Deonte Thompson atthe University of Florida from 2007-2009. Gilbert was teammateswith Thompson through 2010 and Rainey and Thompson areboth in their rookie seasons and played together for the Gatorsthrough 2011
• Steelers LB <nobr>Larry Foote (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/larry-foote/8bbeec8c-cae8-4d79-8c84-eb94ce439442/)</nobr> (1998-2001) and LB <nobr>LaMarr Woodley (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/lamarr-woodley/ca7b64f1-170e-449e-a835-4851e785246d/)</nobr> (2003-2006) were both at the University of Michigan while Ravensoffensive line coach Andy Moeller was with the Wolverines as atight ends and offensive line coach from 2000-2007.• Steelers TE <nobr>David Paulson (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/david-paulson/c5a56df5-5835-46b5-8771-bcaa5dc38abf/)</nobr> and Ravens TE Ed Dickson wereteammates at the University of Oregon from 2007-2009.• Steelers CB <nobr>Curtis Brown (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/curtis-brown/f3c23f12-83ab-423a-a7b8-e15b757e96b2/)</nobr> and Ravens CB Chykie Brown (norelation) and K Justin Tucker were teammates at the Universityof Texas from 2008-10. Curtis and Chykie also played for theLonghorns in 2007.• Steelers S <nobr>Ryan Mundy (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/ryan-mundy/cc4d4321-dd78-4d37-8721-3173edce895f/)</nobr> and FB <nobr>Will Johnson (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/will-johnson/4cefac31-f8cc-430d-b78c-7c418a70f041/)</nobr> were teammatesat West Virginia University with Ravens C/G Gino Gradkowski during the 2007 season. Johnson and Gradkowski wereteammates with the Mountaineers in 2008 before Gradkowskitransferred to Delaware University to finish out his collegiatecareer.• Steelers P <nobr>Drew Butler (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/drew-butler/0d82ad8d-b222-429d-aad5-5f47c54d7a41/)</nobr> and Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe and DE DeAngelo Tyson were all teammates at the University of Georgiain 2008. Butler and Ellerbe were also teammates in 2007 whileButler and Tyson are both rookies and played together for theBulldogs through 2011.

WHAT TO LOOK FOR

PITTSBURGH TEAM NOTES
• Pittsburgh looks to improve its home record to 238-89-1, including69-22-1 at Heinz Field.• If the Steelers win they will be 19-18 all time on Sunday NightFootball, including 7-5 at home.• The Steelers are looking for their 12th win the last 13 homegames.• If Pittsburgh wins will start 5-0 at home for the first time since2007 when the Steelers started 7-0 at Heinz Field• The Steelers are looking to improve to 19-14 against the Ravensduring the regular season, including 11-6 at home.• Pittsburgh is looking to improve to 3-2 in primetime games thisseason.• Pittsburgh is looking to improve to 403-253-2 during the regularseason since 1970.• Pittsburgh is looking to improve to 2-0 while wearing the 1934throwback uniforms.• Pittsburgh is looking to accumulate more passing yards thantheir opponent for the 17th straight home game, which wouldbreak the NFL record of the 2000 and 2001 St. Louis Rams *****gistered more passing yards than their opponents in 16 consecutivehome games.• The Steelers defense is looking to keep its eighth opponent tounder 100 yards rushing this season.• If Pittsburgh holds Baltimore to less than 170 net passing yardsit will mark the fifth game in a row and the seventh time this seasonthe Steelers did not allow their opponent to register at least 170 netpassing yards.• The Pittsburgh defense is looking to extend its regular seasonstreak of holding teams under 300 net passing yards to 33 games.The last time the Steelers allowed a team to record at least 300 netpassing yards was on 11/14/10 vs. New England (350).• The Steelers offense is looking to score points on their openingdrive of the game for the sixth time this season and on the openingdrive of the second half for the seventh time this season.• Pittsburgh’s defense will try and hold the opposing quarterbackto a passer rating of 75.0 or less for the sixth straight game and theseventh time this season.• The Steelers defense is looking to register at least one takeawayfor the ninth game this season.

PITTSBURGH INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Head Coach Mike Tomlin
• If Pittsburgh wins, will improve to 62-28 during the regular season.• Looking to improve to 21-9 in primetime games, including 9-6 onSunday Night Football.• With a win, will start 5-0 at home for the second time as headcoach (2007).

QB <nobr>Ben Roethlisberger (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/ben-roethlisberger/54dda34e-9e43-4c57-9397-1143ddced5d6/)</nobr>
• If Roethlisberger registers at least 134 passing yards, he willbecome the 25th quarterback in NFL history to throw for at least29,000 yards and run for at least 1,000 yards during the regularseason.
• Looking to record a passer rating of 120.0 for the fourth time thisseason, which would tie for the second most times he has registereda passer rating of at least 120.0 in the same regular season(four in 2004 / five in 2009).
• Is looking to throw for at least 360 yards for the third time thisseason, which would tie 2011 (3) for the second most times hehas thrown for at least 360 yards in one season (2009, 4).

RB Jonathan Dwyer
• Looking to eclipse 100 yards rushing for the third time in his lastfour games played.

RB <nobr>Rashard Mendenhall (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/rashard-mendenhall/3e1ac879-3146-46f4-946b-216532a371b1/)</nobr>
• Is one rushing touchdown shy of becoming the fifth player infranchise history with 30 career rushing touchdowns.

TE <nobr>Heath Miller (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/heath-miller/ada7ab1b-9acd-421a-bed0-79ccc4542630/)</nobr>
• Needs one receiving touchdown to pass Elbie Nickel (37) for themost receiving touchdowns by a Steelers’ tight end.• Is two receiving touchdowns away from tying Louis Lipps (39) forthe fifth most in franchise history.• Is one receiving touchdown shy of tying his single-season careerhigh of seven, set in 16 games in 2007.

WR Mike Wallace
• If he records at least 100 yards receiving, it will mark the 14th 100-yard game of his career.

LB James Harrison
• Needs one sack to tie Joey Porter (60.0) for second place on theSteelers’ sacks list, dating back to 1982 when sacks became anofficial statistic.

LB LaMarr Woodley
• Needs 2.5 sacks to tie Greg Lloyd (53.5, 1988-97) for the fifthmost sacks by a Steelers’ player since sacks became an officialstatistic in 1982.• Looking to tie his single-season career high (2010) with hissecond interception of the season.

LB <nobr>Jason Worilds (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/jason-worilds/5c613eee-74dc-496d-85ff-b2dfb90b0b14/)</nobr>
• Needs one sack to pass his single-season career high of three,set in 12 games last season.

CB <nobr>Ike Taylor (http://www.steelers.com/team/roster/ike-taylor/a3a15eb8-af01-4ce7-8607-07a5e88db59f/)</nobr>
• Looking to extend his consecutive games played streak to 133games.
[Note: Deleted Troy's individual notes, as he has been scratched from play. - Ricardo]

Lady Steel
11-18-2012, 03:14 PM
Hope everyone has a great time watching tonight's game!

HERE WE GO STEELERS HERE WE GO! :tt:


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Atlanta Dan
11-18-2012, 05:45 PM
Unlike Monday night weather looks good - clear, low 40s with little wind at kickoff - high 30s by 11:30

Wonder what the field is like after being torn up 6 days ago?

nj1923steelgirl
11-18-2012, 06:20 PM
Would not be doing anything else! Let's kick some Raven #%*!

harrison'samonster
11-18-2012, 06:29 PM
Here we go Steelers!

Bayz101
11-18-2012, 06:37 PM
Am I the only one a little pumped to see what Leftwich brings to the table?

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 06:57 PM
I see 300 yards from Lefty and 2 TDs. We win 20-17.

harrison'samonster
11-18-2012, 07:04 PM
I can't wait to see what Leftwich can do. I think he proves the doubters wrong tonight.

Bayz101
11-18-2012, 07:06 PM
I see 300 yards from Lefty and 2 TDs. We win 20-17.

I'm going to go with that, too, although I see it playing out differently...

Lefty two touchdowns. Mendenhall one touchdown and two field goals. Final score: 27-24

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 07:09 PM
Go Lefty. I am not a huge fan normally but you leave me with no choice tonight. Please have the best game you have ever, ever had in your whole career. I hope they do play action on the first play of the game and go up top to Mike Wallace right off the bat for a long one. Test those Ratbird secondary players right off the bat.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:24 PM
Let the game begin

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 07:24 PM
It's almost time to BBQ the RATBIRDS

DoctorCAD
11-18-2012, 07:24 PM
Time for the bumble bees to rock.

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 07:28 PM
Throws backs again? They make me dizzy.

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 07:32 PM
Would not be doing anything else! Let's kick some Raven #%*!

:tt04::tt02::tt::tt03::wave:

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:33 PM
Nice - PI call early - huge throw to Wallace.

DoctorCAD
11-18-2012, 07:33 PM
Nice opening

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:33 PM
I'll take that PI.. and nice run by Gilreath.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:33 PM
Nice run by Gilreath

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:33 PM
Penalties on them, how novel.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:34 PM
TOUCHDOWN!!! HOLY COW - LEFTY RAN!!!

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:34 PM
Wooo Go Byron!!

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:34 PM
Are you freakin kidding me..... Lefty RUNS it in!

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 07:34 PM
hahahahaaha

cubanstogie
11-18-2012, 07:34 PM
Phuckkkk yes!!!!

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 07:35 PM
leftwich immobile, huh?

:sofunny:

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:35 PM
He looked like he was going to run out of bounds and then put his head down and kept going! Wooo nice start baby.

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 07:35 PM
LEFTY!!!!!!!

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:35 PM
Longest run of his career, timing is everything.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:36 PM
Freaking awesome start to the game! WOW! Lefty actually ran for the TD. Got a TD in less than a minute

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 07:36 PM
Who said Lefty was immobile? WOO HOO !!!!!!!!!

DoctorCAD
11-18-2012, 07:36 PM
I think only one Raven was on that side of the field.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:37 PM
Now let's see hot the D responds. Hopefully they're awake and hungry for Flacco.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:38 PM
Kiesel nearly got him

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:39 PM
Nice - D stopped them. LET'S GO STEELERS!! 3 and out.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:40 PM
3 & out.. let's get some more points now!

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 07:40 PM
Three and out. WOO HOO. Keep going.

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 07:40 PM
Nice start by the D

Atlanta Dan
11-18-2012, 07:41 PM
Anyone else watching on DirecTV and getting a jumpy/jerky picture:banging:

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 07:42 PM
Wahoo!

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:43 PM
What a surprise - Holding on shitty Willie Colon

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:43 PM
There's Colon's weekly Holding call.

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 07:43 PM
well, it's a normal game now. Colon has been called for holding.

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 07:44 PM
only leftwich (or batch) could hurt their arm, running the ball (w/o falling down).

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 07:46 PM
Willie come on!

MACH1
11-18-2012, 07:46 PM
:doh:

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:46 PM
Fumbled by Wallace - do you believe this shit?

Pirate
11-18-2012, 07:47 PM
WTG Wallace.

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 07:47 PM
defense gotta respond...

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:47 PM
The Big Snack Attack

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:47 PM
Rice lost yds, nice

lipps83
11-18-2012, 07:47 PM
Fumbled by Wallace - do you believe this shit?

Wallace loses hundreds of thousands of dollars with every bonehead play. He might just be down to league minimum.

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 07:47 PM
Mr. 12 million dollar man. NOT.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Rice-aroni - going nowhere fast

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Great. We can't afford these kind of mistakes with no Ben...

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Stopped again - D playng very well early. FG coming up. Damn Wallace.

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Another great job by the D.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Held em to a FG try, works under circumstances.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:49 PM
At least it's only 3 and not the 7.

Pirate
11-18-2012, 07:49 PM
Held 'em to 3.

Good

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 07:49 PM
Good job D. Make up for Bonehead 1 (Colon) and Bonehead 2 (Wallace)

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 07:50 PM
day to hold em to no gain D.

now time for offense to shake it off and get it back (and hope byrons arm isnt tight, or strained from wiping ass the past 3 years).

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:50 PM
A return for a TD would go nicely right now - really shock the hell out of the Ravens - make them realize it's going to be a long night

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 07:50 PM
his arms fine

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 07:51 PM
Fumbled by Wallace - do you believe this shit?

catching it over the middle and you know you have the 1st down. Why cant you just immediately hold it with 2 hands and if you dont get an extra yard or two, so what. Maybe it was just that the Rat-turd defender hacked down on his arm and he just couldnt hold it.

But sometimes I just wish he would go down holding it with 2 hands. Tough break.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:51 PM
Oh well, no return...

Pirate
11-18-2012, 07:52 PM
Dink & dunk. Toss it to Heath now.

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 07:52 PM
Wallace loses hundreds of thousands of dollars with every bonehead play. He might just be down to league minimum. likewise, posters lose credibility with every bonehead post. you might be down to the board minimum.

:doh:

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 07:52 PM
A return for a TD would go nicely right now - really shock the hell out of the Ravens - make them realize it's going to be a long night

well if that cant happen, how bout a 15 play, 9 min drive to go to 14-3

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:52 PM
Bullet to Sanders - nice - wide open for 25

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:52 PM
Sanders was wide open.. good job Lefty

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:53 PM
Small or large, just move down the field.

SteelMusic
11-18-2012, 07:53 PM
Dem boyz is looking good! lol

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:54 PM
Right into the back of the defender

lipps83
11-18-2012, 07:54 PM
likewise, posters lose credibility with every bonehead post. you might be down to the board minimum.

:doh:

Oh no?

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:54 PM
Sacked - oh well

Pirate
11-18-2012, 07:55 PM
Field's looking slippy.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:55 PM
ST did their job that time.

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 07:56 PM
whew.

great shirt tackle by curtis brown on jacoby jones (he can break this game open at any point).

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:56 PM
Not for nothing, but Mike Adams really sucks - this guy is slow as molasses and can't contain anyone. The Ravens will be going after him all night

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 07:56 PM
Love to see the D force a turnover.

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 07:56 PM
hey, Im happy that Leftwich is confident throwing the ball, but how about a little more running? Just a thought. Lets keep Flacco and Rice off the field. Just saying.

Defense is playing well. Byron is doing fine. Lets just not go all BArians and start slinging it all over the field every play.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:57 PM
Get Joe Unibrow off of the screen

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:58 PM
ok D.. Let's hold them again.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:58 PM
Ike almost got that one

Lokki
11-18-2012, 07:58 PM
Ike "Hands of Stone" taylor

Pirate
11-18-2012, 07:58 PM
Whoa!! almost intercepted!

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 07:59 PM
Damn offsides

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 07:59 PM
Shooting ourselves in the foot again.

lopanchein
11-18-2012, 08:00 PM
dline is winning thebattle early

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Good Job D.. Hopefully the Offense can help you out some more now.

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Nice D. Burning the clock.

lopanchein
11-18-2012, 08:01 PM
flacco looks disinterested?????????

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Another nice stop by the D - they're playing great so far.

MACH1
11-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Nice stop D

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 08:01 PM
All right. Lets go O.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:01 PM
D wants this. Now lets get something going on O.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:02 PM
Lets win this

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:02 PM
big props to the D. So far, they are absolutely doing the job. Short field caused the 3 pts. Otherwise, they look sharp so far.

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 08:03 PM
Defense looking real good so far. Time for the O to settle into a nice rythem.

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:03 PM
Another nice stop by the D - they're playing great so far.

completely agree. I really want to have a time consuming balanced drive this time and lets get another TD. Let the D get some rest. :tt03:

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:04 PM
Another offsides - jeez

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:04 PM
Whatever.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:05 PM
Running up the jammed middle is not getting much - that's for sure

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:05 PM
Need the run working and it isn't.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:05 PM
Well defense has to win it obviously.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:06 PM
Bad series for the offense

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:06 PM
So much for that series - almost got sacked. Mike Adams is awful

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:06 PM
And there goes Jacoby Jones.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:06 PM
Touchdown Ravens - friggin' special teams gets burned again.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:07 PM
We lose.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:07 PM
ST fd up well

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:07 PM
well the unnecessary false start penalty has taken its toll on this drive. Just dont throw a pick Byron. Thanks Cotchery. Lets get our head in the game. That penalty kills us.

And there goes the punt return.

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:07 PM
Damnitsomuch!

Friggin' ST.

FacemeIke
11-18-2012, 08:07 PM
They can't move the ball on us and they still have 10 pnts....bullshit...and get Adams some fn help or get him the f off the field

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:08 PM
It's obvious the Defense is going to have to win this because other than the great start for the TD, the Offense is the Steelers worst enemy - and ST is not far behind.

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 08:08 PM
Well, the game is on. Got to answer that with. TD.

OX1947
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
These false starts and holding calls and mental midget mother (bleep)s are killing this team.

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
How about answering it with a 1st down.Well, the game is on. Got to answer that with. TD.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
He was down but with the officials we get.....

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
Gret decison by Rainey to run it out - he got stopped at the 10. We're our own worst enemy.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
Break out the stickum!

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
Time to tighten up.


Let's go Lefty!

OX1947
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
GET TO THE (bleep) 20, jesus christ!!!!!!!

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
somebody needs to accidentally have a helmet to helmet hit on Jacoby Jones. No reason to be such a punk. Oh well, wish he would somehow run into James Harrison on a play and see what happens.

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 08:09 PM
whew.

great shirt tackle by curtis brown on jacoby jones (he can break this game open at any point).

so... yeah. :doh:

gotta stop keeping these suckers in this game.

plus rainey and gilreath need a tighter grip on the ball on their own returns.

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 08:10 PM
Stay in the DAMN End Zone when they kick it that deep.

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:11 PM
got to convert this 3rd down right here

nope. Come on Byron, he was open.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:11 PM
Should've let Dwyer run it for 1 yard.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:11 PM
Overthrown - and Kruger almost got Lefty again. Adams sucks beyond belief.

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 08:12 PM
They can't stop the damn run. And you go long on third and short.

FacemeIke
11-18-2012, 08:12 PM
FN put a tight end in with Adams to block! how many times do we need to see him get abused before we realize he's the worst Olineman in the league.

DoctorCAD
11-18-2012, 08:12 PM
Wow...Adams looks like a blocking sled out there.

ricardisimo
11-18-2012, 08:12 PM
3rd and short... wing it. Looks awfully familiar.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:12 PM
Need to have Heath help Adams out.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:12 PM
What the fuck is going on

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:13 PM
Rice got popped

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:13 PM
a fumble and a bogus punt return defense and all of a sudden, we are down. Come on D

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:13 PM
Woodley left Rice wide open - what a bungled coverage

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:14 PM
Now they're marching down the field on the D. Sigh - this could get ugly.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:14 PM
Now the D is giving up too much.. The offense better start putting together some drives.

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 08:14 PM
clark with a missle hit dislodges the ball from rice out of bounds.

now flacco is finding a rythym. :dang:

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:14 PM
Now they have open receivers all over the field.

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:15 PM
This is going to be a LONGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG game!

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:15 PM
This doesn't look good right now - the Ravens are in a rhythm and they're moving at will

GoFor7
11-18-2012, 08:15 PM
LeBeau needs to save the cushioning for his sofa.....

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:15 PM
We need this break. Gotta get it together.

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 08:15 PM
I HATE THIS RATBIRD TEAM. DAMN IT. Giving it to them with stupidity.

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:16 PM
now THAT is unacceptable to let Rice get that ball. That was the first horrible play by the D. The D line had Flacco hemmed up and that was unacceptable.

That was a back breaker. That pass was a wounded duck that had nothing on it and it just floated into Rice's hands.

Hope we can hold them to a FG and keep it 13-7.

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:16 PM
Same old story, our QB has a second to throw the ball and theirs has all day long. Well at least this team played for a good 5 minutes!

Atlanta Dan
11-18-2012, 08:17 PM
Hold them to a field goal and probably give TE help to Adams

The game has sucked since the Wallace fumble

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:17 PM
God damn it Steelers

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 08:17 PM
That fumble by Wallace early may just be something that haunts the O tonight. We have struggled since then. We need the O to do something .As good as we are playing on D. Balt is too good on O to shut out.

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:18 PM
Penalties and turnovers continue to plague this team, real momentum killers!!!!!

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:18 PM
Come on DEFENSE

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:19 PM
Offsides Ravens - nice

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:19 PM
Come on we need a splash play!

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:20 PM
That looked like a disaster for a sec - fumbled the snap

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:20 PM
Flacco looks spooked.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:20 PM
D held - FG coming up

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:20 PM
KILL FLACCO D

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
Hate to see 3 more but better than 6.

DoctorCAD
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
Nice hold by the D

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
MISSED! YES!!

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
MISSED!!!

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
He missed it!

MACH1
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
Nice miss

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
MISSED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Atlanta Dan
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
All righty:thumbsup:

ohio black&gold
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
no good:tt03:

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 08:21 PM
A break in our favor. Wide to the right. WOO HOO. Dodged a bullet.

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 08:22 PM
Let's go O. Take advantage

Atlanta Dan
11-18-2012, 08:22 PM
Maybe that is the next momentum turn - need points on this drive

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:22 PM
why did he just say "the fat lady just sung"?

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:22 PM
Alright Lefty, you had your fun start and now things are sputtering. Time to get the head out of the anus and take this team on a drive.

None of this 3 and out crap. We need a TD on THIS DRIVE

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:22 PM
No time to sweat. Let's go solid.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:23 PM
His fantasy?

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:23 PM
COME ON OFFENSE, DOMINATE!

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:24 PM
STOP RUNNING UP THE MIDDLE! ARE YOU STUPID?!

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:24 PM
Nice strike to Heath.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:24 PM
83!

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:24 PM
HEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATH!

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:24 PM
Lefty is not doing a bad job, he throws the ball harder than Ben!

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:25 PM
Dwyer gets a nice little run

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:25 PM
I wish that there was a way to just mute Collinsworth..

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:25 PM
We gotta get a TD COME ONE!

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:26 PM
Oh hey.. look the screen didn't work.. surprise!

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:26 PM
STOP RUNNING UP THE MIDDLE! ARE YOU STUPID?!

can't take it anywhere else mendenhall sucks

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:26 PM
Well, that play totally blew up in their faces. And an illegal block in tha back to boot - nice.

LVSteelersfan
11-18-2012, 08:26 PM
Damn penalties. Second stupid one on Cotchery.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:26 PM
Are you fucking kidding me?

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:26 PM
Cotchery with ANOTHER penalty. Come on man

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:27 PM
3 and out.....

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:27 PM
Hits him right in the hands with the pass. Incomplete

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:27 PM
Well, so much for that series.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:28 PM
This fucking stupid. I thought these guys were professionals. Stupid penalties.

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:28 PM
3 and out.....

Not quite - they did get a 1st down.

Atlanta Dan
11-18-2012, 08:28 PM
Looks like they found one of Arians old game plans

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:28 PM
Penalties penalties penalties. Just hurting ourselves with needless penalties. Our D is doing all we can expect of them, but special teams and penalties are putting too much pressure on the D.

The offense has got to step up and stop shooting themselves in the foot.

DoctorCAD
11-18-2012, 08:29 PM
I wish that there was a way to just Collinsworth..

Eat lots of beans and drink beer, you will Collinsworth pretty regularly!

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:29 PM
Redman in LR for concussion.

Hood's got a back.


C'mon guys.

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:29 PM
This game is slowly going to get out of hand in a bad way if the D doesn't get a TO. We need something to get this crowd back into the game!

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:29 PM
This feels like the Giants games minus the BS calls, Pittsburgh has out played them but made a few dumb mistakes so they are losing. They're playing good enough to win but they need to run the ball more which won't be easy if Redman is out because like I said mendenhall sucks.

Rick5895
11-18-2012, 08:29 PM
The D needs to get turnovers

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:30 PM
Not quite - they did get a 1st down.

Close enough. This offense is anemic without Ben.

Atlanta Dan
11-18-2012, 08:30 PM
Need a three and out

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:30 PM
Looks like they found one of Arians old game plans

I mean if they run it 2 times and get say 3.5 yards each time, thats 7 yards and its 3rd and 3. But 3rd and 14 is not manageable for this offense

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:31 PM
Need pressure on flackoff

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:31 PM
Played too far off the receiver - don't know why

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:32 PM
Eat lots of beans and drink beer, you will Collinsworth pretty regularly!

haha I meant to say just MUTE Collinsworth. I guess I got sidetracked as I typed it.

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:32 PM
I need a drink.

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:33 PM
need to start getting to Flacco. When we blitz, we are not getting close to him and he will find the receiver or running back out of the backfield.

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:34 PM
The Ravens D is sending 3 and Lefty has 1.5 secondsneed to start getting to Flacco. When we blitz, we are not getting close to him and he will find the receiver or running back out of the backfield.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:34 PM
Yay a penalty not on us

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:34 PM
At least the Ravens are getting their share of penalties too - keep helping us out

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:35 PM
Yay a penalty not on us

who is it on then? You just blew my freakin mind.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:35 PM
Stop em D

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:35 PM
Thank you Keenan! Now come on O!

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:35 PM
WOW! What a nice stop by the D - they were just waiting for them - blew that play up big-time.

SteelShadow
11-18-2012, 08:35 PM
Been Lewis this whole series.

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:35 PM
Nice. Didn't give up a 3rd & 13.



this time...

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:35 PM
awesome fake ravens? Sure fooled them Steelers!

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:36 PM
Lewis with some emotion, that's what we need! Let's get someone on O to show a little emotion

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 08:36 PM
love to see keenan lewis fired up and playing with this intensity!

he's actin like he wants to be a difference maker or sumptin. :tt02:

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:36 PM
We need to stop running up the middle - it's killing us and leaving us in 3rd and longs - got to get something going.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:37 PM
We need to stop running up the middle - it's killing us and leaving us in 3rd and longs - got to get something going.

Exactly

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:39 PM
cant believe I am saying this, but with 6 mins left in the half, I would be okay with getting a FG and at least being tied at halftime. Just dont want to be behind. D has played too well to be behind.

TD would be better, LOL, but heck a FG and kill the clock for the half would be better than nada.

I dont know what that 1st down play was right there. Yuck

TRH
11-18-2012, 08:39 PM
yeah...i don't know why we don't run outside more - it works for big yardage quite a bit. I'd hate to see us become extremely predictable again - just as we have in the last couple of years where teams knew exactly what we were going to do. Even the announcers in the booth were calling the plays.

tarasovic2
11-18-2012, 08:40 PM
Wallace hangs on to one

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:40 PM
Wallace actually catches and holds onto the ball! Call Ripley's!

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:40 PM
As soon as mendenhall comes back our running game sucks, give the ball to dwyer like I've been saying for the past 3 weeks.

Lokki
11-18-2012, 08:40 PM
Yay they got the Stickum on Wallace's hands now. :)

ohio black&gold
11-18-2012, 08:40 PM
man i fucking hate both crybaugh brothers

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:40 PM
Didn't get the 1st down - dammit

Pirate
11-18-2012, 08:40 PM
I think he's short.

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:41 PM
Really? 1 yard?

BlaZeQuietly
11-18-2012, 08:41 PM
As soon as mendenhall comes back our running game sucks, give the ball to dwyer like I've been saying for the past 3 weeks.
:noidea:

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:42 PM
I just don't understand why they keep trying to run up the middle where it's jam packed - if Dwyer had run to the left, he would've had the 1st down. What's the logic?

White_Steel_Wolfe
11-18-2012, 08:42 PM
This is pathetic

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:42 PM
Do these backs have no vision, there was a wide open hole to his left, I swear they see a pile and automatically run right into it.

tarasovic2
11-18-2012, 08:42 PM
Hold tight D -- can't fall further behind

Atlanta Dan
11-18-2012, 08:42 PM
Maybe we should dump the first down rollouts and run the ball?

Just a thought

TRH
11-18-2012, 08:43 PM
Really? 1 yard?


yeah. Thats because everyone - everyone knew we were going to run "up the middle". As usual. Fairly easy to stop.

Does it seem like our backs are WAYYYYY back in the backfield or is it just me? Seems like they have to run 10 yards before they even get the ball handed to them.

steelerchad
11-18-2012, 08:43 PM
This D can't stop the run, yet we can't run tonight. WTF.

eafratitpm3
11-18-2012, 08:43 PM
The offense has no life at all

fortmemphis
11-18-2012, 08:43 PM
couldnt get 1 yard on the ground since Dwyer found it necessary to run right into the back of his offensive lineman.

I dont know ladies and gents, I guess we know why Lefty isnt a starter somewhere in the league.

Just a thought, what about Batch? I know it seems crazy, but we need somebody who can get the team to move and stop putting the D right back out on the field. It is going to wear them out and then they will start giving up huge chunks of yards.

tony hipchest
11-18-2012, 08:44 PM
This is pathetic

looks like a typical steelers/ravens football game to me. :hunch:

NYC_Steeler
11-18-2012, 08:45 PM
Flacco was about to get plastered

FacemeIke
11-18-2012, 08:45 PM
Goodell is so hypocritcal...can chop knees but can't make a hard hit on a receiver

tarasovic2
11-18-2012, 08:46 PM
damn