Steelers rally to beat Ravens


As is often the case in the Steelers-Ravens game, the team that makes big mistakes loses the game.

Both teams made mistakes in Sunday’s game, but the Ravens’ turnovers proved fatal in this game, as the Steelers scored on a late field goal to beat Baltimore 17-10. Acrisure Stadium in front of a crowd of 67,272.

The Steelers (3-2) got a blocked punt by Miles Killebrew and an interception in the end zone by rookie corner Joey Porter in the fourth quarter. Helped them jump Baltimore (3-2) into first place in the AFC North. Bye week.

“The Steelers-Ravens game is, as always, a competitive game,” said Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, who has won six of his past seven games against Baltimore.

“In recent years, like today, it’s been controlled by the defense. But not much can be said about Myles Killebrew’s big performance. You lock down a kicker in the NFL and you usually get Winning football games, obviously that’s a big contribution. Just compliments on our efforts and it’s nice to say goodbye at the top of the north, especially given everything we’ve been through.”

With 4:04 left in the game, Porter intercepted Lamar Jackson and the Ravens led 10-8, and Kenny Pickett linked up with George Pickens on the sideline behind cornerback Marlon Humphrey. Completed a 41-yard touchdown to help the Steelers take their first lead of the game. Game time is 14-10. The Steelers attempted a two-point conversion but failed.

On the kickoff, the Ravens had 10 defensive players on the line of scrimmage but only one safety. The Steelers saw this on pregame tape, and their call to arms was to give Pickens a chance on the sideline.

“We came out of a tough situation this game,” said Pickens, who finished with six catches for 130 yards and a touchdown.

“They (covered) 0, we’ve been preparing for that all week,” Pickett said. “In the bigger moments, they were going to 0 and we had the right protection. George ran his routes, got out there and won. Great players, made plays in those moments, and that’s what we have.” of (not) .) 14.”

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