Pittsburgh Steelers score 21 in 4th vs. Baltimore Ravens, clinch AFC North

Not this time. The Ravens controlled the ball for 34:37, compared to the Steelers' 25:23.

The Steelers clinch the division and will host at least one playoff game at Heinz Field.

During their six-game winning streak, the Steelers have certainly had far more aesthetically pleasing victories than Sunday's. But with the loss, they were eliminated and the Kansas City Chiefs clinched an AFC playoff spot. Inferior quarterbacks such as Mark Sanchez, Joe Flacco and Peyton Manning have all done it, some of them multiple times. As a player, you never doubt that. But in the fourth quarter, it was not only Good Ben but Excellent Ben.

"They are great players in the NFL", Ravens inside linebacker C. J. Mosley said of the Steelers. After averaging just over 2 yards per carry against the Ravens in the first meeting, he averaged 6.1 per carry Sunday. Everything can seem like it's crumbling for much of the game, and that descent into chaos can even be lowlighted by two Roethlisberger interceptions deep in his own territory.

The game - dominated by Baltimore since the Steelers' initial drive - flipped early in the fourth quarter on a 35-yard pass interception penalty on cornerback Tavon Young against just activated Steelers wide receiver Demarcus Ayers, who hadn't caught a pass all season though he did later in the quarter.

But the bottom line is that Bradshaw has no clue about what goes on inside the Steelers organization. After catching the pass from Roethlisberger, Brown got rocked by three Ravens defenders at the one-yard line, and it didn't look there was any chance he was going to get in the end zone. It came after Kyle Juszczyk (JOOS'-chihk) ran for a 10-yard TD that put the Ravens back on top, 27-24 with 1:18 remaining.

"It's a huge swing of emotions", Juszcyk said. "I said, we have best defense in NFL".

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"We knew the Ravens were going to be a challenge", said Bell. Antonio Brown's play at the end of the game will go down in history.

Major playoff implications lie with the outcome of the game but head coach John Harbaugh and his team are as comfortable as ever when it's against their AFC rival. They really had our number the last couple of times we played them.

Could the Steelers pose the biggest threat to the New England Patriots in the AFC? He was ideal on the Steelers' final drive, and extended plays to win the game. Had he fallen short, it's questionable whether the Steelers would have been able to stop the clock and kick a tying field goal. At one point, Weddle was blatantly pulling Brown's facemask.

Yet on the final drive, Roethlisberger connected with Jesse James twice, Demarcus Ayers - who was making his National Football League debut - Rogers, a rookie, Cobi Hamilton, who had been on the practice squad until mid October, and finally Brown for the victor on a shallow 4-yard in-route.

The Ravens, meanwhile, would need to add a win next week in Cincinnati to wrap up the division title.

Okay, one more franchise milestone.

That's how against the Ravens he logged his fifth game in 2016 with 120-plus rushing yards (he finished with 122 rushing yards on 20 carries). I think it was just playmaking.


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