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November 29, 2013

Ravens hold on for 22-20 win over Steelers

BALTIMORE — Justin Tucker kicked five field goals, and the Baltimore Ravens stopped a 2-point conversion with 1:03 left to survive a comeback bid by the Pittsburgh Steelers and escape with a 22-20 victory Thursday night.

After Pittsburgh scored on a 1-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Jerricho Cotchery to get within two points, Roethlisberger’s conversion pass slipped through the hands of Emmanuel Sanders, who was screened by Chykie Brown.

The victory provided the Ravens (6-6) with their first winning streak since September and pushed them ahead of the Steelers (5-7) and four other teams in the race for the final wild-card slot in the AFC. It also avenged a 19-16 loss to their division rivals last month.

Tucker connected on kicks of 43, 34, 38, 45 and 48 yards after Joe Flacco threw a first-quarter touchdown pass to Torrey Smith.



Steelers-Ravens Stats

Pittsburgh    0    0    7    13    —    20

Baltimore    7    3    6    6    —    22

First Quarter

Bal—T.Smith 7 pass from Flacco (Tucker kick), 9:18.

Second Quarter

Bal—FG Tucker 43, 3:01.

Third Quarter

Bal—FG Tucker 34, 9:21.

Pit—Sanders 8 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 6:26.

Bal—FG Tucker 38, 3:49.

Fourth Quarter

Bal—FG Tucker 45, 13:59.

Pit—Bell 1 run (Suisham kick), 9:32.

Bal—FG Tucker 48, 5:37.

Pit—Cotchery 1 pass from Roethlisberger (pass failed), 1:03.

A—71,005.

    Pit    Bal

First downs    22    16

Total Net Yards    329    311

Rushes-yards    18-72    25-74

Passing    257    237

Punt Returns    0-0    2-19

Kickoff Returns    4-102    3-113

Interceptions Ret.    0-0    0-0

Comp-Att-Int    28-44-0    24-35-0

Sacked-Yards Lost    0-0    2-14

Punts    4-43.5    1-26.0

Fumbles-Lost    0-0    1-0

Penalties-Yards    4-51    9-55

Time of Possession    30:04    29:56

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Pittsburgh, Bell 16-73, Roethlisberger 1-11, Suisham 1-(minus 12). Baltimore, Pierce 9-35, Rice 12-32, Flacco 4-7.

PASSING—Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 28-44-0-257. Baltimore, Flacco 24-35-0-251.

RECEIVING—Pittsburgh, Miller 8-86, Bell 7-63, Sanders 6-43, A.Brown 5-59, Cotchery 2-6. Baltimore, T.Smith 6-93, Rice 6-38, J.Jones 4-53, Pierce 3-4, Stokley 2-27, Dickson 1-16, M.Brown 1-12, Clark 1-8.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

 

 

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