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Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're no…

Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite done yet

CNNSI.com yahoo.com baltimoresun.com Updated Dec 2, 2012
BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
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  • Tomlin-Harbaugh handshake weird

    Tomlin-Harbaugh handshake weird

    In one of the most bitter rivalries in sports, now it seems like the head coaches can't get along. Shortly after Shaun Suisham's field goal won the game for Pittsburgh, the Ravens' John Harbaugh calmly walked up to the Steelers' Mike Tomlin at midfield …
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  • Mike Preston: This was an embarrassing loss to an ancient QB

    Mike Preston: This was an embarrassing loss to an ancient QB

    baltimoresun.com Dec 2, 2012
    Ravens should beat any team that's playing its third-stringerThe Ravens were fortunate that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn't play Sunday because the score might have been worse.
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  • Kevin Cowherd: It's time for Flacco to step up in big games

    Kevin Cowherd: It's time for Flacco to step up in big games

    Ravens quarterback was out-played by 37-year-old third-stringerYou could feel the love from the opening kickoff.
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  • Terrell Suggs says he’ll be all right after leaving with arm in…

    Terrell Suggs says he’ll be all right after leaving with arm injury

    Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs came off the field during Sunday’s loss to the Steelers holding his arm, making his status a hot topic after the game in Baltimore. Suggs didn’t speak extensively to the media after the game, but Aaron Wilson of the Bal
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  • Ravens offense sputters in fourth quarter

    Ravens offense sputters in fourth quarter

    baltimoresun.com Dec 2, 2012
    The Ravens are stumped in the final 15 minutes in the 23-20 lossAt times this season, Ravens players and coaches have talked about how the offense is a work in progress.
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  • Anquan Boldin steamed about pass interference penalty

    Anquan Boldin steamed about pass interference penalty

    baltimoresun.com Dec 2, 2012
    Wide receiver disputes official's decision to flag him for pushing a Pittsburgh Steelers defender in the third quarter of Sunday's lossAnquan Boldin paced the Ravens in catches (five) and yards (81), but the wide receiver spent more time after the team’
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  • CBS does a better Ravens telecast -- at least for one half

    CBS does a better Ravens telecast -- at least for one half

    baltimoresun.com Dec 2, 2012
    Second half marred by loss of audio, focus and 22 seconds of playThe Ravens were finally deemed worthy by CBS Sports of its first-string broadcast team, and what a difference it made in the quality of the telecast - for one half, anyway.
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  • Ike Taylor has fibula injury, could be significant

    Ike Taylor has fibula injury, could be significant

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    The Steelers’ win over the Ravens may have come at a significant price. Cornerback Ike Taylor, we’re told, has a fibula injury.  He’ll have an MRI on Monday. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, there is concern that the injury is signific
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  • Patriots, Broncos, Falcons, Texans clinch playoffs, Ravens do n…

    Patriots, Broncos, Falcons, Texans clinch playoffs, Ravens do not

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    Heading into Sunday, five NFL teams had a chance to clinch a playoff berth. Four of them succeeded. The Patriots, Broncos and Falcons all clinched their divisions on Sunday, while the Texans clinched a spot in the AFC playoffs. But the Ravens, who would…
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  • Instant Analysis on Ravens' 23-20 loss to the Steelers

    Instant Analysis on Ravens' 23-20 loss to the Steelers

    How our columnists, reporters and editors viewed the Steelers’ 23-20 win over the Ravens:
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  • Jay Ratliff headlines Cowboys, Eagles inactive lists

    Jay Ratliff headlines Cowboys, Eagles inactive lists

    yahoo.com Dec 2, 2012
    Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is active for Sunday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles and will play for the first time since injuring his foot in an Oct. 14 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Murray led the Cowboys with 897 rushing yar…
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  • Steelers-Ravens having a Steelers-Ravens game

    Steelers-Ravens having a Steelers-Ravens game

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    Just when it looked like the Ravens were about to blow this one open, the Steelers have forced a 20-20 tie in the fourth quarter. Ravens safety Ed Reed killed a scoring chance with an interception in the end zone (after collecting Emmanuel Sanders‘ inex
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  • Submit your Ravens questions for Mike Preston

    Submit your Ravens questions for Mike Preston

    baltimoresun.com Dec 2, 2012
    Have a Ravens-related topic for Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston? Email your questions to . Your question could appear in a Q&A with Preston later this week on baltimoresun.com.
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  • Ravens' Pernell McPhee active, Dannell Ellerbe, Ed Dickson scra…

    Ravens' Pernell McPhee active, Dannell Ellerbe, Ed Dickson scratched with injuries

    Leftwich, Roethlisberger, Adams among Steelers' inactivesRavens starting left defensive end Pernell McPhee is active for today's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, marking the first time he's been active in four games.
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  • Mendenhall is inactive for the Steelers

    Mendenhall is inactive for the Steelers

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    BALTIMORE -- Rashard Mendenhall went from the starting running back last week to being inactive today against the Ravens. That's what happens when Mendenhall fumbles on two of his four carries against the Browns. Mendenhall, who has dealt with injuries …
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  • Sunday notes: Bengals without Sanu

    Sunday notes: Bengals without Sanu

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    Here are some notes heading into Sunday's games: RAVENS: Ravens defensive lineman Art Jones was devastated by the news of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who fatally shot his girlfriend Saturday and then committed suicide at Arrowhead Stadium. Jones wa…
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  • Four Ravens predictions sure to go wrong: Week 13

    Four Ravens predictions sure to go wrong: Week 13

    baltimoresun.com Dec 2, 2012
    In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don't hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Steelers-Ravens Recap 01:59

    Sunday Blitz: Steelers-Ravens Recap

    Dec 2
    Jorge Andres and Eric Allen break down the Steelers' 23-20 win over the Ravens
  • Video - Steelers Slip By Ravens 00:36

    Steelers Slip By Ravens

    Dec 2
    Shaun Suisham connected on a 42-yard field goal as time expired to give the Steelers a 23-20 win over the Ravens.
  • Video - Tomlin-Harbaugh heated handshake 00:06

    Tomlin-Harbaugh heated handshake

    Dec 2
    What is it about the Harbaugh brothers and handshake controversies? Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh is ignored by Steelers coach Mike Tomlin after Pittsburgh's victory.
  • Video - Ravens postgame press conference 01:45

    Ravens postgame press conference

    Dec 2
    Ravens react following game with Steelers

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  • Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite don…

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
  • Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more Snaps

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...
  • Kansas City Chiefs take first step toward healing after Jovan Belcher trag…

    Dec 2
    Kansas City Chiefs take first step toward healing after Jovan Belcher tragedy.