The Ravens will meet the Steelers for the second time in three weeks. The Steelers will be without high profile players Ben Roethlisberger and LaMarr Woodley, but get back safety Troy Polamalu.
Two weeks ago, the Ravens defeated Pittsburgh 13-10 at Heinz Field. I expect the same result, but a different score this time.
The Ravens haven’t lost a home game since Week 13 of the 2010 season – to Pittsburgh. It’s two years ago to the week when the Steelers beat the Ravens on a Sunday night.
Baltimore’s offense will find their rhythm, as they usually do, and move up and down the field against the Steelers’ defense. For whatever reason, the Ravens’ offense has no trouble at home.
Joe Flacco will find Torrey Smith this time. Smith had trouble getting open against Ike Taylor last time, but that was with Will Allen as safety. If Polamalu starts, which I expect him to, he’s more of a risk-taker than Allen and there will be chances to hit Smith over the top of the defense.
As for the Ravens’ d...