Charlie Batch led the Steelers to beat the Ravens

In what could be the beginning of the end of his NFL career, 37 year old midfielder Charlie Batch led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 23-20 victory over the Baltimore Ravens, the Steelers keep hopes for a spot in AFC playoffs alive. Batch pass attempts completed 25-of-36 for 276 yards and disaster that shook the fourth quarter, which began when he was blocked by Ravens safety Ed Reed, in press tight end Heath Miller for a touchdown to tie the game with 7: 24 remaining. Steelers James Harrison commissioning outside midfielder Miller touchdown with a strip sack of Joe Flacco found defensive end Ziggy Hood, 27 yards for the Ravens. On the next possession Steelers' Batch completed five trials of his passes for 45 yards and draw roughing penalty by Paul Kruger spent on a trip that drained the last 6 minutes and 14 seconds remaining before the Shaun Suisham drilled 42 - yard field goal as time expired. "We were able to do something that no one thought we, out of our locker room," said Carolynn Batch Manno NBC after the game. "We came here, we knew it was the match 60 minutes we fought all over the world -. Offense, defense, special teams - and put it together. "This is something that - we know that we do not know which team we put our best performance last week so we know we got to where we want, and it will be taken to contest ... We knew we had to come here and get it. And no matter how it changes, we know that is December, we have to win the football game and get started today. ' With the win, the Steelers stop run of two consecutive defeats. At 7-5, the Steelers are now two games behind the Ravens in the AFC North, and as the owner of the sudden death of the head to go with the equally 7-5 Cincinnati Bengals, the Steelers stayed at No.. 6 AFC playoff spot as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is set back from right shoulder injuries. No. Roethlisberger and regular. Quarterback Byron Leftwich two are both expected to be available in Sunday's game against the San Diego charge in shock.

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