The Pittsburgh Steelers pulled off a last-minute 16-13 win against the Baltimore Ravens in Sunday Night Football, keeping their playoff hopes alive. The game, which took place at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, was broadcast live on NBC. [Box Score]
Quarterback Kenny Pickett had 15 completions on 27 attempts for 168 yards and one touchdown, which he threw to running back Najee Harris for a 10-yard score in the final minutes of the game.
Harris had a standout game overall, rushing for 111 yards on 22 carries. Jaylen Warren also contributed with 12 carries for 76 yards. As a team, the Steelers, who improved to 5-4 on the road, had a strong offensive performance overalll, with 351 total yards.
For the Ravens, Tyler Huntley had 14 completions on 21 attempts for 130 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. Running back J.K. Dobbins had 17 carries for 93 yards, and Mark Andrews had a strong performance with nine receptions for 100 yards for Baltimore, (10-6).
Isaiah Likely scored a touchdown on a 7-yard reception from Huntley in the second quarter.
On defense, Chuck Clark had a standout game for the Ravens with 10 total tackles, including six solo tackles. Marcus Williams and Brandon Stephens also had strong performances with nine total tackles and seven solo tackles, respectively.
For Pittsburgh, Robert Spillane had eight solo tackles, and Minkah Fitzpatrick had one interception off Huntley.
The scoring summary for the game is as follows:
1ST QUARTER: Chris Boswell kicked a 21-yard field goal for the Steelers (7:01). Score: Steelers 3, Ravens 0. 2ND QUARTER: Justin Tucker kicked a 30-yard field goal for the Ravens (14:09). Score: Steelers 3, Ravens 3. Isaiah Likely scored a touchdown on a 7-yard pass from Tyler Huntley, and Tucker kicked the extra point (0:07). Score: Steelers 3, Ravens 10. 3RD QUARTER: Tucker kicked a 51-yard field goal for the Ravens (9:31). Score: Steelers 3, Ravens 13. Boswell kicked a 51-yard field goal for the Steelers (3:42). Score: Steelers 6, Ravens 13. 4TH QUARTER: Boswell kicked a 33-yard field goal for the Steelers (9:44). Score: Steelers 9, Ravens 13. Najee Harris scored a touchdown on a 10-yard pass from Kenny Pickett, and Boswell kicked the extra point (0:56). Score: Steelers 16, Ravens 13.
How the game went?
The Steelers started off with a lead with an early Boswell 21 Yd field goal, but the Ravens took the lead with a touchdown in the second quarter and led 10-3 at halftime.
The home side extended their lead with a field goal in the third quarter to go up 13-3, but the Steelers narrowed the deficit with a field goal of their own with 3:42 minutes to play in the quarter.
Pittsburgh continued to trim the lead with another field goal in the fourth quarter, and then sealed the win with a touchdown from Pickett to Harris in the final minutes of the game.
With this win, the Steelers improve to 8-8 on the season. The Baltimore Ravens, who are second in the AFC North division behind the Cincinnati Bengals, have already secured a playoff spot with a record of 10-6. The Bengals, who are 11-4, are also headed to the playoffs. The Cleveland Browns, who are 7-9, have already been eliminated from playoff contention.