Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/18/14

PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 15: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks to make a pass play during their game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on November 15, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Bengals defeated the Steelers 18-12. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
The week leading up to any Baltimore Ravens - Pittsburgh Steelers game is affectionately called Steelers week. All talk, text, and speculation concerns the Steelers. Everything else is secondary. The week-long celebration is a show of respect for the opponent and respect for a matchup that has become the best rivalry in football. “I think it’s the best week of the year because it’s where we feel our most comfortable probably,” said Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. “You know it’s a defining type of a rivalry. It means so much to both teams. So, we like being in this week, we love playing these guys, we love the preparation for these guys, so I’d say it’s the best week of the year – both of them.” Adding to the drama this week will be the status of injured quarterback Ben Roethlisberger who went down with a shoulder injury against the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night.… Read more
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