By The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (2-1) at BALTIMORE (2-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE - Steelers by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Pittsburgh 2-1, Baltimore 2-1
SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 25-21
LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Ravens, 31-27, Dec. 25, 2016
LAST WEEK - Steelers lost to Bears 23-17, OT; Ravens lost to Jaguars 44-7
AP PRO32 RANKING - Steelers No. 9, Ravens No. 14
STEELERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (29T), PASS (15).
STEELERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (22), PASS (2).
RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (4), PASS (32).
RAVENS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18T), RUSH (19), PASS (17).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - ... Twelve of last 18 games between teams decided by three points or fewer. ... Ravens have won six of last eight over Steelers, including playoffs. ... Former Steelers WR Mike Wallace caught 95-yard TD pass vs. Pittsburgh last year, longest offensive play in Ravens history. ... Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is 10-8 as starter vs. Ravens with 31 TDs and 21 INTs. ... Steelers WR Antonio Brown has only three TDs in 13 games against Baltimore but scored TD in both games last year. ... Terrell Suggs has sacked Roethlisberger 16 + times, most by an NFL player. ... Brown had 10 catches last week at Bears and first TD of season. He has streak of 111 games with catch and leads NFL with 26 catches for 354 yards. ... Steelers LB Ryan Shazier had 11 tackles and two forced fumbles last week. ... QB Joe Flacco passed for 28 yards last week before exiting. ... Ravens didn't get turnover last week after totaling 10 in first two games. ... Ravens one of two NFL teams with three RBs (Terrance West, Javorius Allen, Alex Collins) over 100 yards. ... Baltimore is 21-7 at home against AFC North under coach John Harbaugh, who took over in 2008. ... Suggs leads team with three sacks and holds franchise record with 117 +. ... Ravens K Justin Tucker is second-most accurate in NFL history on FG tries with 89.5 percent success rate. His only miss this year was from 58 yards. ... CBs Brandon Carr and Lardarius Webb each has two of Ravens eight INTs. ... Ravens rookie Tyus Bowser one of three LBs with sack and INT. ... Fantasy Tip: TE Benjamin Watson has been Flacco's favorite target with 11 catches for 103 yards and TD. He's taken over role held by injured TE Dennis Pitta, who led team in receptions last year.
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Updated September 28, 2017