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Roethlisberger and the Steelers Topped the Ravens in a Tantalizing 19-14 Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers showed up Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 in Heinz Field in Pittsburgh and topped the Baltimore Ravens by a tantalizing 19-14 victory. The Steelers deployed a rushing game that produced 68 yards and zero rushing touchdowns, to go along with a total team offensive output of 334 yards. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger contributed with 266 yards and one touchdown for the game.

Roethlisberger finished the game with one touchdown, completing 36 of 51 passes. At the end of the day, he finished with 266 yards and one interception, and a passer rating of 81.00.

The Steelers deployed a rushing game led by Anthony McFarland and Benny Snell Jr.. For the game, McFarland carried the ball three times and rushed for nine yards, leading to zero touchdowns. Snell Jr. supplemented by carrying the ball 16 times for a total of 60 yards. In the passing game, the Steelers’ top receivers were Chase Claypool and Diontae Johnson. Claypool caught six passes for a total of 52 yards, while Johnson contributed with 46 yards from eight passes.

Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of three sacks , no forced fumbles, one tackle for loss, and one defensive touchdown for the Steelers.

For the Ravens, Trace McSorley ended the day having completed 2 of 6 passes, leading to 77 yards, zero interceptions and one touchdown. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 121.50.

The Ravens’ rushing game was led by Gus Edwards and Justice Hill. For the game, Edwards carried the ball nine times, rushed for 10 yards, and one touchdown. Hill supplemented and carried the ball a total of nine times for a total of 35 yards. Meanwhile Devin Duvernay and Marquise Brown were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Ravens. Duvernay caught three passes from McSorley for a total of 20 yards, while Brown contributed with 85 yards from four passes.

Although their team lost the game, the Ravens defense ended the game with zero sacks, and four tackles for loss, to go along with three forced fumbles.

After the win, the Steelers now have a 11-0 record, compared to the Ravens who now have a 6-5 record.