Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/14

JACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 18: Quarterback Charlie Batch #16 of the Pittsburgh Steelers smiles on the sidelines during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Alltel Stadium on September 18, 2006 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE -- Charlie Batch turns 38 on Wednesday, but the Pittsburgh Steelers' third-string quarterback looked ageless Sunday. Batch turned in a top-notch performance to help Pittsburgh defeat the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 at M&T Bank Stadium. A week after throwing three interceptions in a loss to the Cleveland Browns, Batch completed 25 of 36 passes for 276 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Pittsburgh and Baltimore met Nov. 18, and the Steelers lost 13-10 with Byron Leftwich filling in for Ben Roethlisberger, who remains out due to a right shoulder sprain. Leftwich ended that game with two broken ribs, leaving Batch under center for the Cleveland game and Sunday's rematch with the Ravens. "I knew going into it I had to play better, to continue to come out here and lead the offense the way I knew I could," Batch said. "For me to go out there, the receivers did a great job of getting open, the offensive line did a great job of protecting, and I ...
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