Originally written November 15, 2012 on Football Nation:
The odd scheduling of this year’s much anticipated Ravens-Steelers showdowns finally begins in Week 11 this Sunday night in Pittsburgh.Game two of the punishing series will then take place in just two weeks on Sunday December 2nd when the Steelers travel to Baltimore.  The Ravens come in at 7-2 and are flying high after hanging a smooth 55 on the hapless Raiders last week in Baltimore, in a game that Oakland politely declined to attend. The Steelers are 6-3 after hanging on for a win at home on Monday night over a physical Chiefs defense in overtime, 16-13. In that game, played in the cold rain, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sustained a sprained shoulder and more serious dislocated rib injury, which have ruled him out from this week’s important game against the Ravens. With first place in the bruising AFC North division potentially up for grabs in the next three weeks, here are several keys to this week’s game.The Right Wich?With Roethlisberger not playing, Pittsburgh turn...
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