Baltimore Ravens Schedule: Second Half Breakdown

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Week 16: Pittsburgh Steelers

Oct 1, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin reacts on the sidelines against the Baltimore Ravens during the second quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Dec. 27, 8:30 p.m. EST

The Ravens first win came in the most unusual of circumstances. They traveled to Pittsburgh on a short week and thanks to Josh Scobee, came away with a 23-20 win in overtime. It was one of the few games in which the Ravens played sound football in all three phases of the game.

The difference will be that Ben Roethlisberger will be in at quarterback instead of Mike Vick. Vick was at a disadvantage entering the game because he only had a couple days to acclimate himself into the Steelers offense before being pressed into duty. It showed as the Steelers offense was largely ineffective.

That will not be the case with Big Ben under center. The Steelers could be fighting for a playoff spot at this point and desperately need this game. A lot needs to go right for the Ravens to be in that same position, but they would also love to put an end to Pittsburgh’s playoff chances.

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