Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 12/2/12

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 07: Charlie Batch #16 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on from the sideline against the Cleveland Browns December 7, 2006 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers won 27-7. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
If you saw the moment immediately after Shaun Suisham’s field goal attempt sailed through the uprights to give Pittsburgh a huge win over Baltimore then you know what I’m talking about. Franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shared an embrace with his back-up Charlie Batch for what seemed like hours. Amongst the heap of towels and stocking caps and winter coats, the two men stayed locked until others finally jumped in making it a group hug. Batch had just engineered a game-winning drive and in the process brought the Steelers back from a ten-point deficit ending the Ravens’ home winning streak at 15. The reaction by Batch was one he could hardly be blamed for and was a long time in coming. Last week, Batch struggled in the team’s atrocious loss to Cleveland and he struggled at times tonight too missing wide-open receivers and hanging on to the ball often way too long. The wily veteran overcame some suspect play-calling and another uninspired performance by the running attack to g...
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