Ravens vs. Steelers: Great Defense Is Only Hope for Pittsburgh Victory

December 1, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers have battled a ton of injuries throughout the course of the 2012 season, and the same can be said for Week 13 as the Steelers head to Baltimore to take on the Ravens.
Without their quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh's offense will be a shell of its normal self and that will make it vital for Mike Tomlin's squad to play great defense in order to win this game.
Replacing Big Ben will be Charlie Batch, and as we all know, Batch is no Roethlisberger. The 37-year-old proved that last week in a losing effort against the lowly Cleveland Browns in which Batch threw three interceptions and failed to get his team into the end zone.
Things aren't likely to get any easier this week against the Ravens. With Batch obviously struggling and not being able to produce like Roethlisberger, the Ravens can focus on shutting down the only viable facet of the Steelers' offense, which is their running game.
That will certainly make things very tough fo...

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