Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett hit George Pickens along the right sideline for a 41-yard catch and run over Marlon Humphrey to spark a comeback win at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh.
Baltimore blew a 10-3 halftime lead, and the Steelers snapped a nine-quarter touchdown-less streak to take a 14-10 lead with 2:49 left in the fourth quarter.Buy Ravens Tickets
After a Lamar Jackson 19-yard completion to Zay Flowers put the Ravens at their 44-yard line, Pittsburgh pass rusher Alex Highsmith recorded a strip sack on Jackson and recovered it to put the game away.
With the Ravens set for preparation for a London matchup against the Titans, we’re looking at an instant analysis of the shocking 17-10 loss.
A team already without Morgan Moses saw Patrick Mekari exited with a chest injury. Daniel Faalele was inserted at right tackle, and struggled against T.J. Watt.
Jackson finished 22 of 38 for 236 yards and the late interception and fumble. He also ran for 45 yards but fell to 2-4 in his career against Pittsburgh.
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Hill had 7 carries for 32 yards and one touchdown.
He also had a costly fumble on the afternoon.
Agholor had 4 catches for 64 yards and several costly drops.
Andrews had six catches for 65 yards on 11 targets.
Ravens dominant defense folds
Baltimore allowed 200+ yards in the second half, and 14 unaswered points to a Steelers defense that had went 9 quarters without a touchdown.
After a late interception by rookie cornerback Joey Porter Jr. gave the Steelers (3-2) the football back, Pickett responded by driving Pittsburgh 80 yards in eight plays, including the 41 dime to Pickens.
Smith finished with 11 tackles and one pass defended, as he and the Ravens defense were dominant in the first half.
Humphrey finished with four tackles in his return to the lineup while alternating snaps with Ronald Darby.